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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 73 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 1.02% 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.90% 8.76% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +13.97%
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 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
105 137 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.78% 11.60% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 54
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £270 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £409 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +46.66%
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 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 8 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
Milton Keynes -4 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Security Patching
3 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) Data Security
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) VB
3 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) TACACS
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) TACACS
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Security Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) IT Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Junior PMO
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) PMO Planner
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Data Security
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Security Patching
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 1 (7.69%) GxP
4 1 (7.69%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle