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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 41 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% 0.73% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £365 £395
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +60.41%
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
12 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.17% 7.99% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 10
Average daily rate £335 £370 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +15.06%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos