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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 109 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 9 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.38% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.11% 3.90% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £480 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £45.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

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
219 282 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.88% 9.68% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 146 143
Median daily rate £400 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £195 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -26.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 4 £480 - 2
Edinburgh +12 3 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) CRISC
3 4 (33.33%) CGEIT
3 4 (33.33%) CISA
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) HPUX
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Law
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) QRadar
5 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Threat Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Change Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Product Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) HPUX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Threat Management
3 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CGEIT
1 4 (33.33%) CISA
1 4 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus