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 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 88 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 35 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 0.91% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.41% 10.13% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Average daily rate £380 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £353 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
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
282 237 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.10% 8.95% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 111 100
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £113.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -74.66%
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -6 5 £410 -3.52%
Maidenhead +6 4 £257 +36.80%
Reading -11 2 £380 -27.61%
Slough +9 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (45.24%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) SDLC
3 11 (26.19%) Automotive
4 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
5 8 (19.05%) CISSP
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle
6 7 (16.67%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (14.29%) Data Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (14.29%) Data Management
7 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.90%) Information Security
8 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
8 5 (11.90%) SAP
8 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.90%) Revenue Management
8 5 (11.90%) Data Extraction
8 5 (11.90%) SIEM
8 5 (11.90%) Change Control
8 5 (11.90%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) NetWitness

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Automotive
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) French Language
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Excel Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Portfolio Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Compliance Officer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Management Accountant
7 1 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) CSS3
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) JSON
1 1 (2.38%) Modernizr
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Extraction
2 4 (9.52%) Derivative
2 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Solaris
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
1 12 (28.57%) SDLC
2 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 6 (14.29%) Data Management
4 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (11.90%) Change Control
5 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.90%) Revenue Management
5 5 (11.90%) SIEM
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Cash Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (9.52%) CEH
2 4 (9.52%) CISA
2 4 (9.52%) CISM
2 4 (9.52%) CRISC
2 4 (9.52%) GCIA
2 4 (9.52%) GCIH
3 1 (2.38%) ACCA
3 1 (2.38%) CIMA
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) NetWitness
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Qualys
4 2 (4.76%) F5
4 2 (4.76%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.76%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.38%) Websense