The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 115 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.99% 4.17% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
186 144 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.58% 5.85% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 59
Average daily rate £403 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £8.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.60 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Scotland region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Scotland region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 9 £581 -
Stirling - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Change Control
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
6 2 (12.50%) RACF
6 2 (12.50%) ACF2
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
7 1 (6.25%) Basel II
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Wintel Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Control
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Metadata Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Basel II
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
1 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
1 2 (12.50%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter