Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 September 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 174 197
Rank change year-on-year -16 +23 -22
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.48% 1.56% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Scotland median daily rate £375 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% +66.67%
10th Percentile £343 £439 £475
90th Percentile £450 £696 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £485 £434
% change year-on-year -7.22% +11.75% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -48.00% +42.86% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 744 641 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.70% 13.43% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 349 392
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £188 £150 £182
90th Percentile £553 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.87% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 19
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.00% -22.90%
10th Percentile £10.65 £13.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.13 £40.90
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £21.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year -2.97% -8.75% +11.37%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley 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 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 6 £450 -35.71%
Stirling - 3 £375 -
Glasgow -17 2 £375 -11.76% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (27.27%) zSecure
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) COBIT
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) RACF
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (18.18%) GAMP
4 2 (18.18%) GxP
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
5 1 (9.09%) IFRS
5 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Change Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) RACF Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) RACF Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ACCA
1 1 (9.09%) CGEIT
1 1 (9.09%) CISA
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) CRISC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 2 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (18.18%) GAMP
2 2 (18.18%) GxP
3 1 (9.09%) Basel II
3 1 (9.09%) IFRS
3 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP