The first table below looks at the demand for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Northamptonshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.67% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+48.11% +26.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
24 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.67% 9.65% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
Sarbanes-Oxley
East Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) BPR
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft