The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 56 41
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.70% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.39% 8.26% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 21
Median daily rate £375 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff