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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 69 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.85% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 7.53% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £338 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £109.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +522.85%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
126 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.80% 11.30% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 30
Average daily rate £305 £336 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% +20.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -48.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Security
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
1 2 (20.00%) SIEM
1 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCIE
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat