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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 47 44
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.29% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 6.25% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £424 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.07% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.88
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
29 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.25% 4.60% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 19
Median daily rate £413 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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