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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 61 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.71% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.12% 5.04% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £109.00
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
97 139 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.56% 14.13% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 49
Median daily rate £440 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.10 £10.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% +25.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £23.16 £11.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.57% +28.45%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Internal Audit
1 6 (75.00%) Compliance Audit
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Audit Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SOX Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Compliance Audit
1 6 (75.00%) Internal Audit
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft