Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 172 179
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.37% 2.17% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Scotland median daily rate £395 £480 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.71% +54.84% -14.48%
10th Percentile £144 £480 £205
90th Percentile £662 £480 £500
UK median daily rate £488 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +12.59% +1.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +42.86% +87.17% -58.44%

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 730 554 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.49% 12.84% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 317 406
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £171 £153 £181
90th Percentile £539 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.98% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.00% -23.08% +68.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.25 £16.45
90th Percentile £37.10 £40.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +15.38%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -9 5 £90 -81.25%
Edinburgh -11 5 £700 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) CRISC
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment

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 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Pensions Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CRISC
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) IAG
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft