The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.29% - 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.69% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
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 Cardiff with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 59 65 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 17.40% 15.37% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 13
Median daily rate £365 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £420 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £14.13
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Cardiff

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Financial Support
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Support
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Support Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP