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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.20% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 1.29% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £365 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +81.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +42.85%  

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 112 233 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.33% 15.34% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 125 135
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -71.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) People Management

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM