The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
Sarbanes-Oxley
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.26% 10.75% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 14
Median daily rate £350 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £370 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £30.04 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.91% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.21 £22.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.86 £40.45 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire