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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 66 54
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 1.39% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 21.28% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £400 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
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
56 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.08% 6.54% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 26
Median daily rate £425 £361 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 £15.77 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.81% -91.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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