The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 69 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 1.28% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.09% 11.48% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
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£381 £410 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £270 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £422 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.65%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
141 122 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.57% 11.18% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 29
Average daily rate £335 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.25 £31.63 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% +148.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £16.43 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.00 £14.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +3 8 £338 +3.84%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Data Security
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) MCDST
6 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) ATM
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Security
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCDST
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) SAP