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 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 167 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 32 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.97% 5.07% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 9
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£400 £525 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £385 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
459 592 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.80% 8.22% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 445 567
Average daily rate £458 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £614 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.23 £13.97 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £67.50 £50.04
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 (54.24%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Banking
3 16 (27.12%) ITIL
4 14 (23.73%) Firewall
5 12 (20.34%) VPN
6 11 (18.64%) Cisco
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
8 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (15.25%) Windows
9 8 (13.56%) SQL
9 8 (13.56%) WAN
10 7 (11.86%) LAN
10 7 (11.86%) VoIP
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle
10 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.86%) CCNA
10 7 (11.86%) CISSP
10 7 (11.86%) SAN
10 7 (11.86%) IP Telephony
10 7 (11.86%) MPLS
10 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (11.86%) OPNET
10 7 (11.86%) XMPP
10 7 (11.86%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
10 7 (11.86%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) VPN
3 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) VoIP
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) SAN
4 7 (11.86%) IP Telephony
4 7 (11.86%) MPLS
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (8.47%) Internet
5 5 (8.47%) SSL
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.78%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 4 (6.78%) ISDN
7 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.08%) Intranet
8 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 32 (54.24%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Advertising
4 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Publishing
7 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Network Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Network Support
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Support
6 4 (6.78%) HP Storage Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Server Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) RAD Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) XMPP
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XHTML
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.78%) PKI
2 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
2 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.08%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Economics
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) STB
5 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.78%) zOS
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.17%) Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Information Security
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.78%) Change Control
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.78%) Service Management
6 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.39%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Security Management
8 2 (3.39%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCNA
2 7 (11.86%) CISSP
3 4 (6.78%) CISA
3 4 (6.78%) CISM
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) CCSE
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) PMP
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) GSEC
6 1 (1.69%) GIAC
6 1 (1.69%) SSCP
6 1 (1.69%) CEH
6 1 (1.69%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.69%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) ProxySG
3 5 (8.47%) ACF2
4 4 (6.78%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) OPNET
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Cisco
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.47%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.47%) F5
5 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
5 4 (6.78%) Veeam
5 4 (6.78%) Sourcefire
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) CA
5 4 (6.78%) Juniper
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) Intel
6 3 (5.08%) Altiris
7 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
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