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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 97 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 23 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.044% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.07% 0.79% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£350 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +57.40%
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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
176 126 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.67% 5.52% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 63 73
Average daily rate £389 £330 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.41% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 15 £331 -
Glasgow - 8 £350 -
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Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 12 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) COBIT
6 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 6 (15.79%) Process Management
7 6 (15.79%) BCP
7 6 (15.79%) MS Office
7 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (13.16%) EMC
8 5 (13.16%) Validation
9 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (7.89%) People Management
10 3 (7.89%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) HP
10 3 (7.89%) CISSP
10 3 (7.89%) Windows

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (2.63%) SAS
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.63%) MS Access
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Risk Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Change Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Development Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Operational Risk Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.05%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 6 (15.79%) Process Management
5 6 (15.79%) BCP
5 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.89%) People Management
8 3 (7.89%) Change Control
8 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) VB
1 1 (2.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) CISA
2 2 (5.26%) CISM
2 2 (5.26%) CRISC
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) COBIT
2 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) EMC
2 3 (7.89%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects