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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 66 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.090% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.47% 1.11% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£388 - £307
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 £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
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
68 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.51% 8.06% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 25
Average daily rate £350 £300 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £24.25 £70.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.48% +325.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £24.45 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £116.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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 18 December 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 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) ACCA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory