The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 70 77
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.60% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +13.01%
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
UK

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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.33% 9.95% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 36
Median daily rate £450 £435 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £73.25 £12.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+481.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Wales