The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Reading 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 66 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.73% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.26% 6.54% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£275 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
57 107 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.33% 11.17% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 24
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £167 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £503 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.07 £23.50 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +58.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Berkshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) E-business

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft