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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 177 181 190
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 19 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.61% 4.76% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 6
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£425 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £423 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +276.00%
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
412 609 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.82% 9.74% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 414 351
Average daily rate £450 £451 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 12
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -4.05%

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 31 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 31 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 16 (45.71%) ITIL
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
1 16 (45.71%) LAN
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) VPN
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 9 (25.71%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (25.71%) Lync
5 9 (25.71%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
7 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 7 (20.00%) Remedy
7 7 (20.00%) A+ Certification
7 7 (20.00%) WAN
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (17.14%) 3PAR
9 5 (14.29%) Information Security
9 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
10 4 (11.43%) MCSE
10 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.43%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (25.71%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) LAN
2 12 (34.29%) VPN
3 9 (25.71%) Wireless
4 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
5 4 (11.43%) SAN
6 3 (8.57%) Internet
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall
6 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.71%) SSL
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) Server Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Information Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Audit Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Audit Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) Korn
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) CISA
5 2 (5.71%) CISM
5 2 (5.71%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) CEH
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) GPEN
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) GSEC
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) XenApp
1 4 (11.43%) vSphere
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.86%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (11.43%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Remedy
4 6 (17.14%) 3PAR
4 6 (17.14%) HP
4 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Juniper
7 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.71%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) CA
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