The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 170 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 28 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.79% 3.41% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 7
Average daily rate
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£490 £440 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £41.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +35.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
484 615 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.23% 8.65% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 456 502
Average daily rate £486 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £61.40 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
Sarbanes-Oxley
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) ITIL
3 15 (28.30%) Banking
4 12 (22.64%) Firewall
5 11 (20.75%) VPN
6 10 (18.87%) Cisco
6 10 (18.87%) WAN
6 10 (18.87%) CISSP
6 10 (18.87%) Information Security
7 9 (16.98%) MPLS
7 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (16.98%) OPNET
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (16.98%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (16.98%) CCNA
7 9 (16.98%) LAN
7 9 (16.98%) VoIP
7 9 (16.98%) IP Telephony
7 9 (16.98%) XMPP
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco IPT
7 9 (16.98%) SolarWinds
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (15.09%) Oracle
8 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
8 8 (15.09%) E-Learning
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.09%) CISA
8 8 (15.09%) CISM
9 7 (13.21%) Intranet
9 7 (13.21%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (11.32%) Joomla!
1 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) VPN
3 10 (18.87%) WAN
4 9 (16.98%) MPLS
4 9 (16.98%) LAN
4 9 (16.98%) VoIP
4 9 (16.98%) IP Telephony
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (13.21%) Intranet
6 4 (7.55%) ISDN
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.77%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) DNS
7 2 (3.77%) SSL
7 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.89%) NAS
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
8 1 (1.89%) FCoE
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) KDB
2 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.43%) Advertising
5 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.66%) Publishing
7 1 (1.89%) French Language
7 1 (1.89%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (1.89%) Billing
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
1 10 (18.87%) Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) Network Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Network Support
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco Support
5 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Information Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Head of Security
8 1 (1.89%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (1.89%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) XMPP
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.89%) wxWidgets
2 1 (1.89%) JSON
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.89%) LINQ
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.89%) Xerces
2 1 (1.89%) Xalan
2 1 (1.89%) Ajax
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) E-Learning
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.32%) Economics
4 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.77%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.89%) STB
6 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) zOS
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
2 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) OpenSolaris
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) SUSE
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Information Security
3 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Security Management
5 7 (13.21%) Information Security Management
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
8 4 (7.55%) Analytics
9 3 (5.66%) Time Management
9 3 (5.66%) Change Control
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
10 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) C-shell
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) Korn
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) Lisp
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C++
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) CISSP
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNA
3 8 (15.09%) CISA
3 8 (15.09%) CISM
4 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) VCP5
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ACCA
5 1 (1.89%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.89%) Basel III
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
2 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) ACF2
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) qmail
4 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.89%) OpenSSH
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) KVM
4 1 (1.89%) Xen
4 1 (1.89%) Squid
4 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.89%) Snort
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) OPNET
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco
2 9 (16.98%) SolarWinds
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) CA
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Nokia
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Microgen
6 1 (1.89%) Qualys
6 1 (1.89%) Akamai
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.89%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago