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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 68 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.47% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.35 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-7.99% +134.76%
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
59 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.98% 7.35% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 41
Average daily rate £315 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £245 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) COBIT
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) ISACA
3 3 (60.00%) GPEN
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) GSEC
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) SSCP
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) CRM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) SSCP
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) GSEC
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) ISACA
1 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS