The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Milton Keynes region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 62 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 2.00% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.84% 20.29% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 69 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.16% 9.87% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 13
Average daily rate £328 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £234 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £725 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Buckinghamshire

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 28 July 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 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Change Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Data Security
1 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft