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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 124 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 0.23% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 2.18% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Median daily rate - £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +176.64%

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
163 275 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.78% 10.40% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 133 135
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £225 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +121.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +19 1 - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) CISA
4 4 (33.33%) CRISC
4 4 (33.33%) CGEIT
5 3 (25.00%) Splunk
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) HPUX
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) QRadar
5 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security

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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 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 Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration 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%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 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%) Process Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Threat Management
3 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time 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%) IBM
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