The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 36 22
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.44% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 9.09% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.43% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.01%
Sarbanes-Oxley
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.03% 4.85% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £300 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCAA
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware