The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 43 38
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 7.14% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.98% 7.20% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 20
Median daily rate £500 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +82.10%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge