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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 72 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% - 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.00% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.42% 4.02% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 9
Average daily rate £350 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -81.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 18 September 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Sarbanes-Oxley
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Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) TestDirector
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) MS Project
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) CCA
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) OS/400
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Project
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) RPG
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM