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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 66 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.26% 2.67% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.49% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
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
108 75 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.97% 10.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 17
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

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 22 December 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 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 3 (20.00%) Data Security
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
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%) PowerCenter
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) TACACS
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) TACACS
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical 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 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Data Security
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) SAP