The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 24 April 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 63
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.33% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.03% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £340 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +155.00% -42.85%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 92 99 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.15% 10.83% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 63 67
Median daily rate £375 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £640 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Bristol