The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
England

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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
147 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.68% 8.22% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 45 22
Average daily rate £290 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £284 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
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 the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North East region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North East region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the North East