The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 47 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% - 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.34% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £434 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.92% 7.26% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £258 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Kent region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Aveksa
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Access Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Aveksa
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec