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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 177 199 185
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 23 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.36% 1.59% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 10
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£425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £319 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £705 £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 £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
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
429 566 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.60% 8.33% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 428 388
Average daily rate £450 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £44.16 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £22.55 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £52.82 £121.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 December 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 December 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 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 12 (21.82%) Windows
4 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
5 10 (18.18%) Project Management
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco
6 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
6 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.55%) Firewall
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
7 8 (14.55%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) Internet
8 7 (12.73%) Quality Management
9 6 (10.91%) VMware
9 6 (10.91%) PKI
9 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
9 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
9 6 (10.91%) Sourcefire
9 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
9 6 (10.91%) SSL
9 6 (10.91%) Juniper
9 6 (10.91%) SAN
9 6 (10.91%) SQL
9 6 (10.91%) F5
9 6 (10.91%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (9.09%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.27%) IIS
1 4 (7.27%) Lync
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) VPN
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) Internet
4 6 (10.91%) SSL
4 6 (10.91%) SAN
4 6 (10.91%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (7.27%) Wireless
5 4 (7.27%) DNS
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
5 3 (5.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Security Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Server Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) HP Storage Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XHTML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) PKI
3 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) zOS
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Project Management
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Quality Management
5 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.45%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.64%) OO
8 2 (3.64%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) VBA
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CCSE
1 4 (7.27%) CCNP
1 4 (7.27%) CISSP
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.45%) CISA
2 3 (5.45%) CISM
3 2 (3.64%) GIAC
3 2 (3.64%) CEH
3 2 (3.64%) GSEC
3 2 (3.64%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) SSCP
3 2 (3.64%) GPEN
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (3.64%) COBIT
3 2 (3.64%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
3 4 (7.27%) XenApp
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 3 (5.45%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
3 6 (10.91%) Sourcefire
3 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.91%) Juniper
3 6 (10.91%) F5
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) Veeam
4 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.45%) Remedy
5 3 (5.45%) Intel
5 3 (5.45%) CA
5 3 (5.45%) Altiris
6 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
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