The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 69 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% - 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate £325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+48.11% +26.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.98% 8.45% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 30
Average daily rate £375 £333 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -15.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £157.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South West

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 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) SAP SEM
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) GxP
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) LSMW
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP SEM
1 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica