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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 65 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.85% 4.42% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
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
73 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.64% 12.50% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 35
Average daily rate £400 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £290 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £40.00 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +288.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

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