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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.60% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.94% 4.84% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £278 £380 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% -27.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%

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
68 124 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.30% 12.47% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 43
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £524 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) ACCA
2 1 (50.00%) GAAP
2 1 (50.00%) CIMA
2 1 (50.00%) 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Accountant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ACCA
1 1 (50.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion