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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 26 20
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.49% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.55% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +48.11%
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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
7 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.83% 10.68% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Average daily rate £505 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £515 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

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