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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK / Wales
Rank - 69 62
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.59% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £459 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +176.31%

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
61 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.00% 10.61% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 27
Median daily rate £475 £316 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.19% -18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £138 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £406 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% +56.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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