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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 62 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.68% 5.88% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£388 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
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
62 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.74% 2.77% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 26
Average daily rate £400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (16.67%) Toad
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) GCC
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Security
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects