The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.72% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +176.64%

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 Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.14% 12.32% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
Median daily rate £500 £471 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% -14.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf