The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 139 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.31% 1.20% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £450 £413 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
306 417 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 13.06% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 302 272
Median daily rate £400 £390 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £248 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -4.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £37.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £52.95 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South West region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South West region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 4 £450 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Basel II
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Teradata
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Basel II
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata