The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 172 214 182
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 31 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.89% 2.75% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
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£425 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £327 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+140.64% +1.08%
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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
450 581 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.67% 8.22% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 450 428
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £44.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +96.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £22.55 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £52.82 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the City of London region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) Project Management
4 10 (16.39%) Windows
5 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
6 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.11%) VPN
6 8 (13.11%) Quality Management
6 8 (13.11%) Firewall
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco
7 7 (11.48%) SQL
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 7 (11.48%) SAN
7 7 (11.48%) Internet
8 6 (9.84%) SSL
8 6 (9.84%) Juniper
8 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.84%) VMware
8 6 (9.84%) PKI
8 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
8 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
8 6 (9.84%) ProxySG
8 6 (9.84%) Sourcefire
8 6 (9.84%) F5
8 6 (9.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Lync
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (13.11%) VPN
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
2 7 (11.48%) SAN
2 7 (11.48%) Internet
3 6 (9.84%) SSL
3 6 (9.84%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.56%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Advertising
4 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.64%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Senior Security Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) DBA
5 4 (6.56%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.56%) Server Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) HP Storage Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XHTML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) PKI
3 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.56%) zOS
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
1 10 (16.39%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) Quality Management
3 7 (11.48%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.84%) Matrix Management
5 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.20%) Information Security
6 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.92%) ETL
8 2 (3.28%) OO
8 2 (3.28%) RAD
8 2 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) CCNP
1 4 (6.56%) CISSP
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.56%) CCSE
2 3 (4.92%) CISA
2 3 (4.92%) CISM
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) SSCP
3 2 (3.28%) GIAC
3 2 (3.28%) GSEC
3 2 (3.28%) CEH
3 2 (3.28%) GPEN
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) ProxySG
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) ACF2
4 4 (6.56%) XenApp
4 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco
2 6 (9.84%) Juniper
2 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
2 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
2 6 (9.84%) Sourcefire
2 6 (9.84%) F5
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) HP
3 4 (6.56%) Citrix
3 4 (6.56%) CA
3 4 (6.56%) Veeam
3 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
4 3 (4.92%) Altiris
4 3 (4.92%) Intel
5 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
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