The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 70 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.23% 3.23% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£388 - £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.10 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+148.61% -2.16%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
81 93 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.92% 8.63% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 34
Average daily rate £350 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £10.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £13.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory