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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 174 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 19 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.45% 4.31% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 13
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +48.11%
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
427 580 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.81% 9.34% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 409 415
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -87.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) LAN
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) VPN
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) Wireless
6 9 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (30.00%) Lync
6 9 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
7 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 8 (26.67%) IBM
7 8 (26.67%) HP
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (23.33%) A+ Certification
8 7 (23.33%) Remedy
8 7 (23.33%) UNIX
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) SAN
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) Information Security
11 4 (13.33%) Clustering
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (13.33%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 9 (30.00%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) VPN
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) Wireless
4 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) Firewall
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
9 1 (3.33%) SSL
9 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.33%) NAS
9 1 (3.33%) FCoE
9 1 (3.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 9 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Server Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) DBA
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
1 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
1 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (13.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (23.33%) A+ Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) CISA
5 2 (6.67%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) GIAC
6 1 (3.33%) GSEC
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) GPEN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Server
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
1 4 (13.33%) vSphere
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
1 4 (13.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
4 7 (23.33%) Remedy
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.33%) F5
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