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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 119 106 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.28% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.95% 4.67% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£600 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.65%
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
168 150 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.12% 6.00% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £187 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 23
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 £11.50 £8.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £11.20 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -11 6 £600 - 1
Glasgow -13 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Basel II
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
4 3 (21.43%) MiFID
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
5 2 (14.29%) RACF
5 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 2 (14.29%) ACF2
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (7.14%) SAP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.14%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Basel II
1 3 (21.43%) MiFID
1 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
1 2 (14.29%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter