The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 22 28 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.95% 3.65% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 28.00% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £288 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £339 £396
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% +16.66%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 25 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.71% 13.02% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 55
Average daily rate £500 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £176 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DTCC
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) DTCC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center