The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 104 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 21 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.45% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.86% 5.00% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
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£425 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +157.14%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
237 220 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.03% 8.99% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 104 85
Average daily rate £425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -9.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -6 2 £375 -
Slough +5 1 £400 -4.47%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 19 (54.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (37.14%) SAP
4 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (31.43%) Cognos
4 11 (31.43%) Change Control
5 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.71%) Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) SAP Security
10 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 5 (14.29%) SAP GRC
10 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (14.29%) GxP
10 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 4 (11.43%) CISSP
11 4 (11.43%) ABAP
11 4 (11.43%) ITSM
12 3 (8.57%) PKI
12 3 (8.57%) Degree
12 3 (8.57%) QA
12 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (8.57%) Marketing
12 3 (8.57%) Web Services
12 3 (8.57%) DSDM
12 3 (8.57%) Service Management
12 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP GRC
2 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Project Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Business Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Manager
7 2 (5.71%) SAP CO Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Change Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SAP FI Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Change Control
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) SAP Security
9 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.43%) ITSM
11 3 (8.57%) DSDM
11 3 (8.57%) Service Management
11 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
12 2 (5.71%) Revenue Management
12 2 (5.71%) B2B
12 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
12 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) ABAP
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.71%) HNC
4 2 (5.71%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ACCA
5 1 (2.86%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) CIMA
5 1 (2.86%) GSEC
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) GxP
2 3 (8.57%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) SAP
2 11 (31.43%) Cognos
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Websense
4 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.86%) Imperva
4 1 (2.86%) Tufin
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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