The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 31 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
48 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.14% 6.89% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 27
Median daily rate £438 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £188 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire