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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 109 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.61% 2.83% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£413 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £395
% change year-on-year
+13.01% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.88 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +32.75%
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
184 212 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.25% 8.38% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 97 70
Average daily rate £355 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £403 -
Slough - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £544 -
Reading +9 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (41.86%) SAP
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Change Control
3 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
4 8 (18.60%) French Language
5 7 (16.28%) SAP Security
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) GxP
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) SAP GRC
7 5 (11.63%) Automotive
8 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Windows
8 4 (9.30%) CISSP
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.30%) Italian Language
8 4 (9.30%) PKI
9 3 (6.98%) Marketing
9 3 (6.98%) Spanish Language
9 3 (6.98%) QA
9 3 (6.98%) SAP CO
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.98%) SAP BW
9 3 (6.98%) SAP FI
9 3 (6.98%) UNIX
9 3 (6.98%) DSDM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP GRC
2 3 (6.98%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.98%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.65%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.65%) SAP BI
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) French Language
3 5 (11.63%) Automotive
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.30%) Italian Language
5 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (6.98%) SAP Security Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Risk Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Project Controller
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Change Control
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
4 7 (16.28%) SAP Security
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) DSDM
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.65%) SIEM
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.65%) Information Management
8 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) ABAP
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) CBAP
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ACCA
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
2 1 (2.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) GxP
2 3 (6.98%) QA
3 2 (4.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) ArcSight