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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
England

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
47 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.27% 4.73% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £505 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £581 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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