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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 420 411 406
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 137 119 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.76% 3.44% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 44
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£400 £345 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -16.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £256 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £18.70 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £63.67 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.60 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-37.90% +24.89%
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
3644 3458 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.89% 7.77% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2206 2058 1711
Average daily rate £403 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 127 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +20 61 £400 -8.57% 18
South East -17 34 £425 +38.21% 11
North West -7 11 £355 +8.06% 4
West Midlands +1 10 £388 +33.62% 10
East Midlands +8 5 £203 -39.85% 3
Yorkshire +1 2 £475 +70.02% 2
East of England -4 2 £400 +8.47% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 125 (42.81%) Finance
2 64 (21.92%) Banking
3 62 (21.23%) ITIL
4 50 (17.12%) Windows
5 39 (13.36%) PCI DSS
6 38 (13.01%) Information Security
6 38 (13.01%) Microsoft
7 37 (12.67%) Business Analysis
8 36 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 36 (12.33%) SAP
9 33 (11.30%) Project Management
10 32 (10.96%) Oracle
11 31 (10.62%) Firewall
12 30 (10.27%) Cisco
13 28 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (8.56%) Telecoms
15 24 (8.22%) Risk Management
15 24 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (8.22%) Active Directory
15 24 (8.22%) CISSP
15 24 (8.22%) TCP/IP
15 24 (8.22%) MS Excel
16 22 (7.53%) VPN
16 22 (7.53%) Quality Management
17 21 (7.19%) CISA
17 21 (7.19%) VMware
17 21 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (6.85%) Investment Banking
19 19 (6.51%) Service Delivery
19 19 (6.51%) Management Information System

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (6.51%) Lync
2 8 (2.74%) IIS
2 8 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.68%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.34%) CICS
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.16%) MS Office
3 12 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.08%) MS Project
4 9 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.03%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (4.11%) SAP FI
2 9 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (3.08%) SAP CO
3 8 (2.74%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.71%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.68%) BPCS
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.62%) Firewall
2 24 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.53%) VPN
4 18 (6.16%) LAN
5 15 (5.14%) Internet
6 14 (4.79%) Network Security
7 13 (4.45%) SSL
8 9 (3.08%) WAN
8 9 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (2.74%) Wireless
10 7 (2.40%) SAN
11 6 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.71%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.71%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (1.71%) FTP
13 4 (1.37%) DNS
13 4 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (1.03%) HTTP
14 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.40%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.03%) DB2
6 2 (0.68%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.34%) DataStage
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) SQLite
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Toad
2 3 (1.03%) PeopleTools
2 3 (1.03%) Ant
2 3 (1.03%) PVCS
2 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.03%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) GCC
4 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.34%) LSMW
General
1 125 (42.81%) Finance
2 64 (21.92%) Banking
3 25 (8.56%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.85%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.82%) Retail
6 10 (3.42%) Spanish Language
7 8 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.05%) Legal
8 6 (2.05%) French Language
9 5 (1.71%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.71%) Automotive
9 5 (1.71%) Advertising
10 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.03%) Front Office
11 3 (1.03%) Marketing
11 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.68%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (36.64%) Analyst
2 44 (15.07%) Business Analyst
3 43 (14.73%) Consultant
4 26 (8.90%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.19%) Security Consultant
5 21 (7.19%) Security Analyst
6 20 (6.85%) Administrator
7 16 (5.48%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (3.08%) Architect
8 9 (3.08%) Security Engineer
8 9 (3.08%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (2.74%) Service Analyst
9 8 (2.74%) Support Analyst
9 8 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.40%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (2.40%) IT Auditor
10 7 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.40%) Network Consultant
10 7 (2.40%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.40%) HTML
2 4 (1.37%) .NET
2 4 (1.37%) XML
2 4 (1.37%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.03%) CORBA
3 3 (1.03%) Servlets
3 3 (1.03%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) CSS
4 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.34%) SOAP
5 1 (0.34%) J2EE
5 1 (0.34%) XHTML
5 1 (0.34%) JMS
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.34%) BAPI
5 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.14%) Clustering
4 14 (4.79%) Mainframe
5 13 (4.45%) PKI
6 9 (3.08%) Credit Risk
7 8 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.40%) Replication
9 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.71%) AS400
9 5 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.71%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.37%) FMCG
11 3 (1.03%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.03%) Life Science
12 2 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.68%) iSeries
12 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.12%) Windows
2 17 (5.82%) UNIX
3 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (4.79%) Linux
3 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.71%) zOS
5 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.37%) CentOS
5 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.23%) ITIL
2 38 (13.01%) Information Security
3 37 (12.67%) Business Analysis
4 33 (11.30%) Project Management
5 24 (8.22%) Risk Management
5 24 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (7.53%) Quality Management
7 19 (6.51%) Service Delivery
8 17 (5.82%) Change Control
9 16 (5.48%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.48%) Project Planning
10 14 (4.79%) Matrix Management
11 13 (4.45%) Change Management
12 12 (4.11%) Service Management
12 12 (4.11%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (3.77%) Migration
13 11 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (3.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.16%) SQL
2 7 (2.40%) Perl
3 6 (2.05%) C
3 6 (2.05%) C#
3 6 (2.05%) Java
4 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.71%) LINC
5 4 (1.37%) RPG IV
5 4 (1.37%) RPG
5 4 (1.37%) VBA
6 3 (1.03%) Smalltalk
6 3 (1.03%) VBScript
6 3 (1.03%) ABAP
6 3 (1.03%) SQR
7 2 (0.68%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) REXX
8 1 (0.34%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.22%) CISSP
2 21 (7.19%) CISA
3 17 (5.82%) CISM
4 13 (4.45%) ACCA
4 13 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.45%) CIMA
5 11 (3.77%) Degree
5 11 (3.77%) CCNP
6 7 (2.40%) CCNA
7 6 (2.05%) A+ Certification
7 6 (2.05%) GIAC
8 5 (1.71%) GSEC
8 5 (1.71%) CCSE
8 5 (1.71%) CEH
8 5 (1.71%) MAPM
8 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.71%) GPEN
8 5 (1.71%) PMP
8 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.36%) PCI DSS
2 36 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (4.79%) QA
4 12 (4.11%) SLA
5 11 (3.77%) COBIT
6 10 (3.42%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (2.40%) COREP
7 7 (2.40%) FINREP
7 7 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 7 (2.40%) GxP
7 7 (2.40%) FATCA
7 7 (2.40%) GPG13
8 6 (2.05%) HIPAA
9 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.68%) GAAP
11 1 (0.34%) Basel III
11 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.34%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.45%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.08%) ProxySG
5 6 (2.05%) Snort
5 6 (2.05%) Squid
5 6 (2.05%) ACF2
6 5 (1.71%) XenApp
6 5 (1.71%) vSphere
6 5 (1.71%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.71%) RACF
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.03%) Nessus
4 2 (0.68%) Control-M
4 2 (0.68%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.33%) SAP
3 32 (10.96%) Oracle
4 30 (10.27%) Cisco
5 21 (7.19%) VMware
6 17 (5.82%) Remedy
6 17 (5.82%) Blue Coat
6 17 (5.82%) CheckPoint
7 16 (5.48%) Juniper
7 16 (5.48%) Sourcefire
8 15 (5.14%) Citrix
9 12 (4.11%) IBM
10 10 (3.42%) F5
11 6 (2.05%) Sun
11 6 (2.05%) HP
11 6 (2.05%) Websense
12 5 (1.71%) McAfee
12 5 (1.71%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.71%) Veeam
13 4 (1.37%) Imperva
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