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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 171 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 15 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.86% 3.32% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
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£185 £450 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £450 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £29.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-35.25% +30.42%
Sarbanes-Oxley
London

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
389 542 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.63% 9.28% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 361 328
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 £245 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 14
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £90.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) VPN
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco
4 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Banking
5 11 (25.00%) LAN
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) Wireless
7 9 (20.45%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (20.45%) Lync
7 9 (20.45%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 8 (18.18%) Project Management
9 7 (15.91%) Remedy
9 7 (15.91%) A+ Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
9 7 (15.91%) IP Telephony
9 7 (15.91%) Quality Management
9 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.91%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.64%) Information Security
10 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.36%) Firewall
11 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (11.36%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (20.45%) Lync
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) VPN
2 11 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (20.45%) Wireless
4 7 (15.91%) IP Telephony
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.36%) Firewall
6 4 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.09%) SSL
7 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.55%) DNS
8 2 (4.55%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Service Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) IT Audit Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Audit Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) zOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Quality Management
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
5 5 (11.36%) Matrix Management
6 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.82%) ETL
7 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C#
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) A+ Certification
2 4 (9.09%) CCSE
2 4 (9.09%) CCNP
2 4 (9.09%) CISSP
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) CISA
3 3 (6.82%) CISM
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) GPEN
4 2 (4.55%) GIAC
4 2 (4.55%) CEH
4 2 (4.55%) GSEC
4 2 (4.55%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) SSCP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.36%) COBIT
3 2 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) ACF2
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) Remedy
4 4 (9.09%) F5
4 4 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 4 (9.09%) Juniper
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.27%) Altiris
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
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