The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
Sarbanes-Oxley
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
197 72 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.78% 11.90% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 52 20
Median daily rate £295 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £473 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear