The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 69 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.00% 6.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £375 £245 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £245 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £322 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +14.64%
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
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
100 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.76% 8.92% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 42
Average daily rate £350 £378 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Senior DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Product Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security