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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 142 150 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.071% 0.031% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.32% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Median daily rate £381 £263 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -43.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £263 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £263 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
311 317 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 9.72% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 208 308
Median daily rate £388 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 20
Median hourly rate £28.15 £30.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £22.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 27 September 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
Bristol - 2 £381 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) CA
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) RACF
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
1 4 (44.44%) ACF2
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) zSecure
1 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) SSAE 16
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (22.22%) SOX Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Malware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) ACF2
1 4 (44.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) zSecure
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) CA
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security