The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% +16.66%
Sarbanes-Oxley
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.28% 5.85% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 6
Average daily rate £165 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £134 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Portal
1 1 (50.00%) SAP GTS
1 1 (50.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Portal
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Websense