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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 58 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.59% 0.46% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.30% 3.25% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
Buckinghamshire

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
93 123 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.82% 14.20% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 42
Median daily rate £450 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Internal Audit
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) Spanish Language
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) SLA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) IT Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Audit Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Junior IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SOX Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Internal Audit
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft