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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 121 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.70% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 6.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £418 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
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
281 282 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.01% 10.42% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 171 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.50% +16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.94 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.50 £24.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 6 £418 +26.03%
Glasgow +9 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) COBIT
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Data Security
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.76%) Process Management
7 1 (5.88%) Threat Management
7 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
7 1 (5.88%) CRISC
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) IT Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Risk Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SOX Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Security
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) HOOD
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CGEIT
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) Basel III
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
1 1 (5.88%) Teradata