The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.37% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £384 £423
% change year-on-year +20.52% -9.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 44 91 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 6.89% 11.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 99 67
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Birmingham