Period
to 29 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAS 70 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS 70 over the 6 months to 29 September 2020 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.

Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70: Service Organizations (SAS 70)
UK
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - - 902
Contract jobs citing SAS 70 0 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAS 70 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,101 8,920 11,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.41% 10.33% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,806 5,497 7,160
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £259 £225 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 404 394
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.02 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.87% -4.44% +3.92%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.43 £23.07 £21.76
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.02% +8.80%

SAS 70
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAS 70 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS 70 in the UK

SAS 70
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS 70.

Daily rate trend for SAS 70 in the UK

SAS 70
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS 70.

Hourly rate trend for SAS 70 in the UK