The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 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)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.55% 1.61% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £160 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £384 £423
% change year-on-year +17.26% -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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 129 124 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.61% 12.98% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 97
Median daily rate £355 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +10.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.63 £35.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.20% +73.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Buckinghamshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £160 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) ISMS
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) CCENT

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) ISMS
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCAA
1 1 (33.33%) CCENT
1 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) IISP
1 1 (33.33%) ISACA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) FedRAMP
1 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware