The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 72 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.17% 10.64% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£423 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £109.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +522.85%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.98% 5.52% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 16
Average daily rate £355 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.25 £15.00 £15.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) MS Access
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
4 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) VBA
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Wyse
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) CA
6 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) AppSense
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (33.33%) BitLocker

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 3 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CA
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec
1 3 (33.33%) Wyse
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) AppSense
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle