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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 135 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.13% 2.90% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £265 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.67% -51.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
320 276 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.03% 9.47% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 158 136
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Median hourly rate £14.25 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £38.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

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 25 May 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
Edinburgh +1 10 £500 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 6 (42.86%) API Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Integration
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Security Patching
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
4 4 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) COBIT

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 (7.14%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) X.500
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Server Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SOX Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SOX Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
2 4 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Security Patching
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
1 6 (42.86%) VMware