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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 64 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.38% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 2.75% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
70 109 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.48% 13.80% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 34
Median daily rate £450 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £287 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £460 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £40.00 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +288.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Spanish Language
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Internal Audit
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

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:

General
1 5 (83.33%) Spanish Language
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Internal Audit
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis