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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 41 48
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 10.00% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £368 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.44% -8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -2.77%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Cambridgeshire

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
49 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.12% 5.36% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 22
Average daily rate £313 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 - £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 - £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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