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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 72 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.14% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.85% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +48.11%
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
52 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.78% 6.05% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 11
Average daily rate £421 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £476 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.13 £21.56 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -17.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 2 £375 -11.70% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) IBM