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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 44 32
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.22% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
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
65 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.23% 11.81% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 27
Average daily rate £425 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -17.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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