The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 424 405 382
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 175 169 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.18% 4.27% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 129 114
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£425 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £274 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4186 3954 3575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.12% 8.01% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2725 2416 2175
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 183 134
Average hourly rate £20.82 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.70 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 75 £475 +11.76% 7
South East +8 54 £413 +26.92% 20
North West -16 18 £500 +5.26% 1
South West -4 13 £418 -20.47%
East of England +3 6 £325 - 4
East Midlands -8 3 £325 -23.52% 1
West Midlands +1 1 - -
Yorkshire -35 1 £480 +6.66% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 137 (45.67%) Finance
2 66 (22.00%) ITIL
3 53 (17.67%) SAP
4 43 (14.33%) Project Management
5 41 (13.67%) Risk Management
6 40 (13.33%) Windows
7 38 (12.67%) CISSP
8 35 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 35 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (11.33%) ERP
10 33 (11.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (10.33%) MS Excel
12 30 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 29 (9.67%) Cisco
13 29 (9.67%) Information Security
13 29 (9.67%) Banking
14 27 (9.00%) GxP
15 26 (8.67%) PRINCE2
15 26 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (8.33%) Change Control
16 25 (8.33%) Data Protection
16 25 (8.33%) Firewall
17 24 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (7.67%) Management Information System
18 23 (7.67%) Manufacturing
18 23 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (7.33%) Change Management
19 22 (7.33%) Service Management
19 22 (7.33%) UNIX

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.00%) Lync
3 7 (2.33%) SAS
4 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Documentum
5 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.33%) MS Office
3 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) SAP GRC
2 9 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.33%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.00%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.67%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.33%) HFM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
1 1 (0.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.33%) Firewall
2 19 (6.33%) LAN
2 19 (6.33%) WAN
3 17 (5.67%) VPN
4 12 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.00%) Network Security
6 9 (3.00%) DNS
6 9 (3.00%) SAN
7 7 (2.33%) VLAN
8 6 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.00%) NX-OS
8 6 (2.00%) SSL
9 5 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.33%) Wireless
10 4 (1.33%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (1.33%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.00%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.00%) MS Access
5 5 (1.67%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.67%) QlikView
9 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.33%) DataStage
9 1 (0.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Toad
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.33%) AccuRev
General
1 137 (45.67%) Finance
2 33 (11.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 29 (9.67%) Banking
4 23 (7.67%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.33%) Investment Banking
7 12 (4.00%) Legal
8 11 (3.67%) General Ledger
8 11 (3.67%) Advertising
9 9 (3.00%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.33%) Retail
11 5 (1.67%) Marketing
12 4 (1.33%) French Language
12 4 (1.33%) German Language
13 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.67%) Law
14 2 (0.67%) Publishing
15 1 (0.33%) Games
15 1 (0.33%) Front Office
15 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (36.33%) Analyst
2 45 (15.00%) Consultant
3 35 (11.67%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.33%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 18 (6.00%) Security Analyst
5 18 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
6 15 (5.00%) Compliance Consultant
7 13 (4.33%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (4.33%) Security Consultant
7 13 (4.33%) Developer
8 12 (4.00%) Administrator
9 11 (3.67%) Architect
9 11 (3.67%) Financial Analyst
10 9 (3.00%) Compliance Analyst
10 9 (3.00%) Functional Analyst
11 8 (2.67%) Server Administrator
11 8 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (2.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) Middleware
2 4 (1.33%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.00%) .NET
3 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.00%) CSS
3 3 (1.00%) Web Services
3 3 (1.00%) XML
4 2 (0.67%) XML Messaging
4 2 (0.67%) HTML
4 2 (0.67%) jQuery
4 2 (0.67%) HTML5
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.33%) J2EE
5 1 (0.33%) EDI
5 1 (0.33%) JMS
5 1 (0.33%) SOAP
5 1 (0.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.33%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.33%) FMCG
5 9 (3.00%) Clustering
6 8 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.33%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.33%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.00%) PKI
9 4 (1.33%) Replication
9 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.33%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.33%) SCADA
10 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.00%) DTCC
10 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.00%) Equities
11 2 (0.67%) SecurID
11 2 (0.67%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.33%) Windows
2 22 (7.33%) UNIX
3 14 (4.67%) Linux
3 14 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.33%) Solaris
6 6 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.67%) AIX
7 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.00%) ITIL
2 43 (14.33%) Project Management
3 41 (13.67%) Risk Management
4 35 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (11.33%) ERP
6 29 (9.67%) Information Security
7 26 (8.67%) PRINCE2
8 25 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 25 (8.33%) Change Control
9 24 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (7.33%) Service Management
11 22 (7.33%) Change Management
12 20 (6.67%) Incident Management
13 19 (6.33%) SDLC
14 17 (5.67%) Data Privacy
14 17 (5.67%) Migration
15 16 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (4.67%) Quality Management
16 14 (4.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.00%) SQL
2 10 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (3.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.33%) ABAP
5 4 (1.33%) VBA
5 4 (1.33%) Korn
6 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.00%) Perl
6 3 (1.00%) C#
7 2 (0.67%) C
7 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) VB
8 1 (0.33%) Java
8 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (12.67%) CISSP
2 19 (6.33%) ACCA
2 19 (6.33%) CIMA
3 16 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (5.00%) Degree
5 14 (4.67%) CISA
5 14 (4.67%) CISM
6 12 (4.00%) CCNP
7 11 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.00%) CCDP
8 9 (3.00%) CEH
9 8 (2.67%) CCNA
10 7 (2.33%) MCSE
10 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (2.33%) CCSE
11 6 (2.00%) CRISC
11 6 (2.00%) CCSP
11 6 (2.00%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.00%) GxP
2 26 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (7.00%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.67%) COBIT
5 12 (4.00%) HIPAA
6 11 (3.67%) QA
7 10 (3.33%) GMP
8 7 (2.33%) Basel II
8 7 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (2.00%) COREP
9 6 (2.00%) FINREP
9 6 (2.00%) FATCA
9 6 (2.00%) GLP
9 6 (2.00%) GCP
9 6 (2.00%) COSO
10 5 (1.67%) ISO 9001
11 4 (1.33%) SLA
12 3 (1.00%) EMIR
13 2 (0.67%) GAMP
13 2 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.00%) XenApp
3 9 (3.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.00%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.33%) NFS
5 4 (1.33%) vSphere
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.33%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.00%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.67%) Samba
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.67%) Xen
8 1 (0.33%) ClearTrust
8 1 (0.33%) Squid
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.33%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.33%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.00%) SCCM
6 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.33%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.33%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.33%) SCOM
7 1 (0.33%) Nessus
7 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 53 (17.67%) SAP
2 35 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.67%) Cisco
4 19 (6.33%) Oracle
5 18 (6.00%) VMware
6 16 (5.33%) Symantec
7 14 (4.67%) CheckPoint
8 13 (4.33%) Juniper
9 12 (4.00%) HP
9 12 (4.00%) IBM
9 12 (4.00%) F5
10 11 (3.67%) Blue Coat
10 11 (3.67%) Fortinet
10 11 (3.67%) Cognos
11 9 (3.00%) Citrix
11 9 (3.00%) Qualys
12 8 (2.67%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.67%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.67%) Remedy
13 6 (2.00%) McAfee
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