The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% - 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.00% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £384 £423
% change year-on-year +17.26% -9.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 80 69 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 12.08% 9.70% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 55
Median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £106 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Glasgow

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CRISC
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) Toad
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) ABAP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Development Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CRISC
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CGEIT
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP