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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South West

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
68 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.85% 4.55% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 15
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £584 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +10.81%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Financial Institution
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) MS Access
4 5 (38.46%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) COBIT
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) VBA
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) CA
6 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) SSCP
6 3 (23.08%) GSEC

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (23.08%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Financial Institution
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Quality Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Audit Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) QMS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) SSCP
1 3 (23.08%) CISA
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (23.08%) GIAC
1 3 (23.08%) GSEC
1 3 (23.08%) CEH
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) ISACA
1 3 (23.08%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) COBIT
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
1 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
1 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) CA
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec
1 3 (23.08%) Wyse
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
1 3 (23.08%) AppSense
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle