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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 53 43
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.23% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.70% 15.00%
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 £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
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
21 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.33% 6.22% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
Median daily rate £375 £385 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £329 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

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