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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 80 64
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.16% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
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 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.32% 9.51% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 30
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £70.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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