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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 58 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.53% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £29.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-35.25% +30.42%
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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
50 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.93% 5.14% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 10
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £476 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.56 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +30.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) IBM