The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 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.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.06% 0.93% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 4.55% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 Newbury with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 22 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 7.22% 20.37% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 23
Median daily rate £525 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.35% +12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £231 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £363 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Newbury

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Newbury

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) IAS 39
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) F5

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mesosphere
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IAS 39
1 1 (33.33%) IFRS
1 1 (33.33%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware