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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 411 371 426
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +55
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 168 197 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.14% 5.39% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 142 84
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £109.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+522.85% -2.77%
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
4054 3658 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.06% 7.50% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2489 2192 2395
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 149 220
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £37.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -22 85 £400 -11.11% 14
South East -13 32 £325 -20.73% 11
Yorkshire +13 12 £400 -8.57% 1
East Midlands +8 11 £425 +21.42%
South West -23 11 £475 -1.29% 3
North West -21 10 £375 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -2 4 £313 +31.57% 1
East of England -28 2 - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 157 (47.72%) Finance
2 79 (24.01%) ITIL
3 65 (19.76%) Information Security
4 60 (18.24%) Windows
5 59 (17.93%) Banking
6 56 (17.02%) Oracle
7 55 (16.72%) SQL
8 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
9 37 (11.25%) Firewall
9 37 (11.25%) UNIX
10 36 (10.94%) CISSP
11 35 (10.64%) Service Management
11 35 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 32 (9.73%) Project Management
13 30 (9.12%) Management Information System
13 30 (9.12%) Risk Management
14 28 (8.51%) MS Office
14 28 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 27 (8.21%) PCI DSS
15 27 (8.21%) CISA
16 25 (7.60%) SAP
17 24 (7.29%) SQL Server
17 24 (7.29%) VMware
17 24 (7.29%) Investment Banking
18 23 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (6.99%) MS Excel
18 23 (6.99%) Active Directory
19 22 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
21 20 (6.08%) Cisco

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.65%) IIS
2 12 (3.65%) Lync
3 10 (3.04%) Joomla!
3 10 (3.04%) CMS
4 8 (2.43%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.30%) TorqueBox
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (8.51%) MS Office
2 23 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.74%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.43%) MS Project
4 8 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.43%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.61%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.61%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.25%) Firewall
2 18 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.47%) VPN
3 16 (4.86%) LAN
4 15 (4.56%) SAN
5 14 (4.26%) WAN
6 11 (3.34%) Intranet
7 10 (3.04%) IP Telephony
7 10 (3.04%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (2.74%) MPLS
8 9 (2.74%) VoIP
9 7 (2.13%) Internet
9 7 (2.13%) Network Security
10 6 (1.82%) SSL
11 5 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.52%) DNS
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.22%) ISDN
12 4 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.13%) QlikView
3 7 (2.13%) ProClarity
4 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.52%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.22%) MySQL
7 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.30%) DataStage
9 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) JUnit
3 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.30%) JMeter
3 1 (0.30%) LSMW
General
1 157 (47.72%) Finance
2 59 (17.93%) Banking
3 24 (7.29%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.47%) Financial Institution
5 14 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (3.95%) Retail
7 12 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.13%) Advertising
8 7 (2.13%) Publishing
9 6 (1.82%) Billing
10 5 (1.52%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.52%) Legal
11 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.91%) Automotive
12 2 (0.61%) Marketing
12 2 (0.61%) French Language
12 2 (0.61%) German Language
13 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (33.74%) Analyst
2 42 (12.77%) Business Analyst
3 31 (9.42%) Consultant
4 22 (6.69%) Administrator
5 18 (5.47%) Support Analyst
5 18 (5.47%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 15 (4.56%) Risk Manager
8 14 (4.26%) Auditor
8 14 (4.26%) Developer
9 13 (3.95%) IT Auditor
9 13 (3.95%) Security Analyst
9 13 (3.95%) Information Manager
10 12 (3.65%) Security Manager
11 11 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.34%) DBA
12 10 (3.04%) IT Consultant
12 10 (3.04%) SAP Consultant
12 10 (3.04%) Network Administrator
13 9 (2.74%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.95%) HTML
2 11 (3.34%) .NET
2 11 (3.34%) Middleware
3 10 (3.04%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.74%) XMPP
4 9 (2.74%) XML
5 3 (0.91%) EDI
5 3 (0.91%) SAML
5 3 (0.91%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.61%) Web Services
6 2 (0.61%) XHTML
7 1 (0.30%) CORBA
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) SOAP
7 1 (0.30%) J2EE
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) Xerces
7 1 (0.30%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.12%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.56%) Clustering
2 15 (4.56%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.65%) E-Learning
4 11 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.04%) Economics
6 5 (1.52%) PKI
7 4 (1.22%) AS400
7 4 (1.22%) Replication
7 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.22%) FMCG
7 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) iSeries
9 2 (0.61%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.30%) CMDB
10 1 (0.30%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.24%) Windows
2 37 (11.25%) UNIX
3 19 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.65%) Linux
5 6 (1.82%) AIX
6 5 (1.52%) zOS
7 3 (0.91%) Solaris
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.61%) Debian
8 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.61%) Android
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.01%) ITIL
2 65 (19.76%) Information Security
3 35 (10.64%) Business Analysis
3 35 (10.64%) Service Management
4 32 (9.73%) Project Management
5 30 (9.12%) Risk Management
6 22 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
8 19 (5.78%) Identity Management
8 19 (5.78%) Security Management
9 18 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.47%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (4.56%) Six Sigma
11 14 (4.26%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.26%) Change Management
11 14 (4.26%) Quality Management
11 14 (4.26%) Migration
11 14 (4.26%) Change Control
12 13 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (3.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.72%) SQL
2 15 (4.56%) Java
3 13 (3.95%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.65%) C#
5 8 (2.43%) C
6 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.52%) LINC
9 4 (1.22%) VB
10 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.91%) Perl
10 3 (0.91%) RPG
10 3 (0.91%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.61%) VBScript
11 2 (0.61%) ABAP
11 2 (0.61%) Python
11 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (10.94%) CISSP
2 27 (8.21%) CISA
3 19 (5.78%) Degree
4 18 (5.47%) CISM
5 14 (4.26%) PMP
5 14 (4.26%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.95%) CCNA
7 12 (3.65%) CIMA
8 11 (3.34%) ACCA
9 10 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.22%) MAPM
12 3 (0.91%) CCNP
13 2 (0.61%) MCSD
13 2 (0.61%) MCSE
13 2 (0.61%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.61%) CRISC
14 1 (0.30%) VCP5
14 1 (0.30%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (8.21%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.34%) QA
4 10 (3.04%) GxP
5 8 (2.43%) COREP
6 7 (2.13%) FINREP
6 7 (2.13%) Solvency II
7 6 (1.82%) FATCA
7 6 (1.82%) GAAP
8 4 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.91%) GPG13
10 2 (0.61%) EMIR
10 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.61%) SLA
10 2 (0.61%) MiFID
11 1 (0.30%) COBIT
11 1 (0.30%) Basel II
11 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 23 (6.99%) Active Directory
1 23 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.95%) ACF2
3 12 (3.65%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.43%) RACF
5 6 (1.82%) XenApp
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.52%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.22%) Snort
7 4 (1.22%) Squid
7 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.22%) vSphere
8 2 (0.61%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
9 1 (0.30%) qmail
9 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (2.74%) OPNET
3 5 (1.52%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.52%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.61%) Nessus
5 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (17.02%) Oracle
2 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.60%) SAP
4 24 (7.29%) VMware
5 20 (6.08%) Cisco
6 10 (3.04%) Citrix
6 10 (3.04%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.74%) Blue Coat
7 9 (2.74%) HP
7 9 (2.74%) IBM
7 9 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 8 (2.43%) Informatica
9 7 (2.13%) Juniper
9 7 (2.13%) Actuate
9 7 (2.13%) Sourcefire
10 6 (1.82%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.82%) CA
10 6 (1.82%) Remedy
11 5 (1.52%) F5
11 5 (1.52%) Veeam
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