The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 45 35
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.25% 1.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.89% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £51.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -24.39% +46.42%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 20 53 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 6.39% 12.99% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 21
Median daily rate £465 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.71% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Cambridge