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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.67% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £278 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +176.64%

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
75 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.26% 9.89% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 57
Median daily rate £425 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £33.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) ACCA
3 1 (25.00%) GAAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Essbase
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) CIMA
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Essbase
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SOX Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SOX Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Accountant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
1 2 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
Reading, Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago