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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 68 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.34% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.43% 5.45% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
70 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.49% 6.22% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 38
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £448 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -27.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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 31 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) GSEC
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Imperva
2 1 (33.33%) Tufin
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) GSEC
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Imperva
2 1 (33.33%) Tufin
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (33.33%) SAP