The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 71 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.54% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.95% 4.82% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £160 -
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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
101 83 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.95% 9.51% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 11
Average daily rate £355 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.30 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.34% +8.42%
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 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 24 April 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Change Control
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica
5 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) TACACS
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (13.33%) TACACS
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Change Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat