Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 119 109
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.16% 1.72% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +56.25% -46.67%
10th Percentile £675 £475 £200
90th Percentile £725 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £395 £490 £310
% change year-on-year -19.39% +58.06% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 430 290 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.87% 13.60% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 154 214
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £394 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +15.89% -14.80%
10th Percentile £209 £155 £200
90th Percentile £573 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £339
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.27% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.41% -14.42% +76.37%
10th Percentile £13.63 £21.18 £31.14
90th Percentile £32.88 £38.73 £41.74
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -25.50% -25.93% +77.63%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Edinburgh

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (40.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft