The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 27 23
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.49% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +276.00%
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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 Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.61% 9.71% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate £395 £550 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +99.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £510 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £590 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands