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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 173 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 32 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.87% 4.21% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 9
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£425 £525 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -2.77%
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
466 594 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.88% 8.09% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 446 571
Average daily rate £474 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £67.50 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 1 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 1 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 33 (55.93%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) ITIL
3 15 (25.42%) Banking
4 14 (23.73%) Firewall
5 12 (20.34%) VPN
6 11 (18.64%) Cisco
7 10 (16.95%) WAN
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (15.25%) IP Telephony
8 9 (15.25%) MPLS
8 9 (15.25%) OPNET
8 9 (15.25%) LAN
8 9 (15.25%) VoIP
8 9 (15.25%) Windows
8 9 (15.25%) CCNA
8 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
8 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (15.25%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (15.25%) XMPP
8 9 (15.25%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
8 9 (15.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (13.56%) SAN
9 8 (13.56%) CISSP
9 8 (13.56%) SQL
10 7 (11.86%) VMware
10 7 (11.86%) Information Security
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle
10 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (8.47%) CMS
1 5 (8.47%) Joomla!
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) VPN
3 10 (16.95%) WAN
4 9 (15.25%) LAN
4 9 (15.25%) VoIP
4 9 (15.25%) MPLS
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco IPT
4 9 (15.25%) IP Telephony
5 8 (13.56%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) Intranet
7 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.78%) DNS
7 4 (6.78%) ISDN
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.08%) SSL
8 3 (5.08%) Internet
9 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
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 33 (55.93%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Advertising
4 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Publishing
7 1 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) French Language
7 1 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Administrator
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Network Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Network Support
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco Support
6 5 (8.47%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Server Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) HP Storage Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.78%) SAN Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) RAD Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) XMPP
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XHTML
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) E-Learning
2 4 (6.78%) Economics
2 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
2 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.39%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.69%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) zOS
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.86%) Information Security
5 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Security Management
7 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security Management
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Service Management
7 4 (6.78%) Analytics
8 3 (5.08%) Change Control
8 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.39%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.39%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.39%) Change Management
9 2 (3.39%) OO
9 2 (3.39%) RAD
9 2 (3.39%) GAP Analysis
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
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (15.25%) CCNA
2 8 (13.56%) CISSP
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) CISA
4 5 (8.47%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) CIMA
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ACCA
5 1 (1.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) GAAP
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.69%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) ACF2
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Server
5 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.69%) NFS
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) OPNET
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Cisco
2 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) CA
5 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
5 4 (6.78%) Veeam
6 3 (5.08%) F5
6 3 (5.08%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.39%) Juniper
7 2 (3.39%) Intel
7 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.39%) Altiris
8 1 (1.69%) Microgen
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