The first table below looks at the demand for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 64 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.60% 7.14% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+48.11% +26.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
87 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.66% 7.75% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 15
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £228 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £498 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £10.30 £9.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £9.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £13.35 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) CIPD
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCDST
1 1 (16.67%) CIPD
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft