The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 88 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.37% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.90% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
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 East Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
116 108 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.39% 6.60% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 45
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £85 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% -22.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.00 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £56.16 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the East Midlands region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the East Midlands region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Information Management
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Remedy
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) SNA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SOX Auditor
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Audit Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Auditor
5 2 (8.33%) Audit Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) IT Auditor
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
1 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Information Management
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CISSP
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ACCA
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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