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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 59 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.85% - 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £477 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
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
24 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.12% 6.88% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 8
Average daily rate £308 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 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 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (25.00%) Aveksa
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) Pega
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) FileNet
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) Vignette
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (12.50%) FileNet
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Access Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Aveksa
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Vignette