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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 448 388 387
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 148 165 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.77% 4.67% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 104 82
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.70 £21.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.64% -11.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+140.64% +1.08%
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
3924 3532 3656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.54% 7.45% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2486 2185 2165
Average daily rate £400 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 119 212
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 25 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 November 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 +12 83 £425 -5.55% 18
South East -17 33 £425 +21.42% 16
South West -22 11 £445 -13.17% 4
West Midlands -8 8 £394 +81.03% 2
Yorkshire -8 5 £350 -18.60% 1
North West -28 3 £340 +6.58% 3
East Midlands -16 2 £200 -33.33%
East of England -19 2 £400 +17.64% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
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Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 154 (47.83%) Finance
2 78 (24.22%) Banking
3 62 (19.25%) ITIL
4 50 (15.53%) Information Security
4 50 (15.53%) Windows
5 49 (15.22%) Oracle
5 49 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 38 (11.80%) PCI DSS
6 38 (11.80%) Project Management
7 36 (11.18%) Microsoft
8 35 (10.87%) Firewall
9 34 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 32 (9.94%) Risk Management
11 31 (9.63%) SQL
11 31 (9.63%) Investment Banking
12 30 (9.32%) MS Office
12 30 (9.32%) SAP
12 30 (9.32%) Quality Management
13 29 (9.01%) Active Directory
14 28 (8.70%) TCP/IP
14 28 (8.70%) MS Excel
14 28 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (7.76%) Management Information System
15 25 (7.76%) VMware
15 25 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (7.14%) UNIX
16 23 (7.14%) Cisco
16 23 (7.14%) CISSP
17 22 (6.83%) Matrix Management
18 21 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (4.04%) Lync
2 8 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.48%) IIS
3 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.24%) CMS
4 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.93%) Joomla!
5 3 (0.93%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.62%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) CICS
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (9.32%) MS Office
2 28 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.73%) MS Project
4 12 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.93%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) SAP GRC
2 7 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.86%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.55%) SAP R/3
5 4 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.62%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.62%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.62%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.87%) Firewall
2 28 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.97%) Internet
4 15 (4.66%) VPN
5 13 (4.04%) SSL
5 13 (4.04%) SAN
5 13 (4.04%) LAN
6 12 (3.73%) Network Security
7 10 (3.11%) WAN
8 9 (2.80%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.55%) FTP
9 5 (1.55%) DNS
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.93%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.93%) Intranet
11 2 (0.62%) BGP
11 2 (0.62%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.93%) MySQL
5 3 (0.93%) DB2
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQLite
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Toad
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) GCC
2 1 (0.31%) LSMW
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 154 (47.83%) Finance
2 78 (24.22%) Banking
3 31 (9.63%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.97%) Retail
6 9 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.17%) Advertising
9 6 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.86%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.55%) Legal
10 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.24%) Publishing
12 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.93%) Front Office
13 2 (0.62%) Back Office
13 2 (0.62%) Automotive
13 2 (0.62%) Billing
13 2 (0.62%) French Language
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (37.27%) Analyst
2 58 (18.01%) Business Analyst
3 36 (11.18%) Consultant
4 23 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 19 (5.90%) Administrator
6 18 (5.59%) Security Consultant
7 17 (5.28%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.66%) Auditor
8 15 (4.66%) IT Auditor
9 14 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
10 12 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.73%) Risk Manager
11 11 (3.42%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.42%) DBA
12 9 (2.80%) Security Engineer
12 9 (2.80%) Information Analyst
12 9 (2.80%) Senior Security Engineer
12 9 (2.80%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (2.48%) Architect
13 8 (2.48%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.17%) HTML
2 6 (1.86%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.24%) .NET
4 3 (0.93%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.93%) Web Services
4 3 (0.93%) EDI
4 3 (0.93%) Middleware
4 3 (0.93%) SAML
5 2 (0.62%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.62%) J2EE
5 2 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.62%) CSS
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) JMS
6 1 (0.31%) XHTML
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.31%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.59%) Mainframe
3 18 (5.59%) Clustering
4 12 (3.73%) PKI
5 10 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.17%) Replication
7 6 (1.86%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.55%) FMCG
8 5 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.55%) AS400
9 4 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.93%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.93%) iSeries
10 3 (0.93%) Economics
10 3 (0.93%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.62%) Open Source
11 2 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.53%) Windows
2 23 (7.14%) UNIX
3 18 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.66%) Linux
5 6 (1.86%) zOS
6 5 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.24%) CentOS
8 3 (0.93%) AIX
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.25%) ITIL
2 50 (15.53%) Information Security
3 49 (15.22%) Business Analysis
4 38 (11.80%) Project Management
5 32 (9.94%) Risk Management
6 30 (9.32%) Quality Management
7 22 (6.83%) Matrix Management
8 21 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (6.21%) Service Management
10 17 (5.28%) Risk Analysis
10 17 (5.28%) Change Management
11 16 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (4.97%) Identity Management
12 15 (4.66%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.35%) Change Control
14 13 (4.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (4.04%) Migration
15 12 (3.73%) Performance Management
16 11 (3.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.63%) SQL
2 11 (3.42%) C
3 6 (1.86%) C#
3 6 (1.86%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.55%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.55%) LINC
4 5 (1.55%) Perl
4 5 (1.55%) Java
5 4 (1.24%) RPG IV
5 4 (1.24%) RPG
5 4 (1.24%) VB
5 4 (1.24%) ABAP
5 4 (1.24%) VBA
6 3 (0.93%) Python
7 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.62%) VBScript
7 2 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (7.14%) CISSP
2 20 (6.21%) CISA
3 16 (4.97%) Degree
4 14 (4.35%) CISM
5 13 (4.04%) CIMA
5 13 (4.04%) ACCA
6 10 (3.11%) PMP
6 10 (3.11%) PMI Certification
6 10 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.48%) CCNP
8 5 (1.55%) MAPM
9 4 (1.24%) CCNA
9 4 (1.24%) CCSE
10 3 (0.93%) ISEB
10 3 (0.93%) GIAC
10 3 (0.93%) QiCA
11 2 (0.62%) GPEN
11 2 (0.62%) SSCP
11 2 (0.62%) CCIE
11 2 (0.62%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.80%) PCI DSS
2 34 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.42%) SLA
4 10 (3.11%) QA
5 7 (2.17%) GxP
5 7 (2.17%) FATCA
5 7 (2.17%) COREP
5 7 (2.17%) FINREP
6 5 (1.55%) COBIT
6 5 (1.55%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.24%) GAAP
7 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.93%) GPG13
9 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.31%) Basel II
10 1 (0.31%) BS7799
10 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.31%) Basel III
System Software
1 29 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.97%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.73%) ACF2
5 9 (2.80%) ProxySG
6 7 (2.17%) RACF
7 5 (1.55%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.55%) vSphere
7 5 (1.55%) XenApp
8 4 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.93%) Snort
9 3 (0.93%) Squid
10 2 (0.62%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.24%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.93%) Nessus
6 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.31%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 49 (15.22%) Oracle
2 36 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.32%) SAP
4 25 (7.76%) VMware
5 23 (7.14%) Cisco
6 15 (4.66%) Blue Coat
7 14 (4.35%) IBM
8 13 (4.04%) Citrix
8 13 (4.04%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.73%) Juniper
9 12 (3.73%) Sourcefire
10 11 (3.42%) Remedy
11 9 (2.80%) F5
12 6 (1.86%) CA
12 6 (1.86%) Sun
12 6 (1.86%) HP
13 5 (1.55%) Qualys
13 5 (1.55%) Veeam
13 5 (1.55%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.55%) ArcSight
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