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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 56 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.38% 2.27% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
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
42 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.68% 7.24% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 11
Average daily rate £220 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.38 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 - £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.48 - £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Websense
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) QiCA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
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%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Auditor
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) QiCA
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
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Websense
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire