The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 404 397 345
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -52
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 165 133 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.96% 3.95% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 78 128
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £197 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £39.63 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.20% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £11.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £103.25 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+48.11% +26.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4169 3366 4280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.66% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2013 2372
Average daily rate £400 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 143 234
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 76 £450 +5.88% 13
South East -15 31 £400 +23.07% 9
South West -4 13 £450 -10.00% 2
North West -23 10 £313 +27.55% 1
East Midlands -1 9 £425 -
Yorkshire -11 8 £315 -
East of England - 8 £290 - 4
West Midlands -1 6 £375 - 1
Midlands +1 1 - -
North East - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 128 (44.44%) Finance
2 60 (20.83%) SAP
3 57 (19.79%) ITIL
4 55 (19.10%) SQL
5 48 (16.67%) Banking
6 40 (13.89%) Oracle
7 38 (13.19%) Information Security
8 35 (12.15%) Risk Management
9 31 (10.76%) UNIX
9 31 (10.76%) Windows
10 29 (10.07%) Management Information System
11 28 (9.72%) Service Management
12 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
12 25 (8.68%) PCI DSS
13 24 (8.33%) QA
14 22 (7.64%) GxP
14 22 (7.64%) Project Management
15 20 (6.94%) CISA
15 20 (6.94%) Change Management
15 20 (6.94%) CISSP
15 20 (6.94%) Java
15 20 (6.94%) Degree
15 20 (6.94%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (6.60%) Data Protection
16 19 (6.60%) SQL Server
16 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
16 19 (6.60%) ERP
16 19 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.25%) MS Office

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (5.56%) IIS
1 16 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.78%) CMS
2 8 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.43%) Joomla!
4 6 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.39%) Apache
6 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.25%) MS Office
3 13 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.08%) InfoPath
6 5 (1.74%) PowerPivot
7 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) SAP GRC
2 7 (2.43%) SAP R/3
2 7 (2.43%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.39%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.39%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.39%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.39%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.04%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.04%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.69%) SAP SEM
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.69%) HFM
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.90%) Firewall
2 10 (3.47%) VPN
3 8 (2.78%) Intranet
3 8 (2.78%) DNS
3 8 (2.78%) LAN
3 8 (2.78%) WAN
3 8 (2.78%) Network Security
4 7 (2.43%) DHCP
5 6 (2.08%) MPLS
5 6 (2.08%) VoIP
6 5 (1.74%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (1.74%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.39%) SSH
8 3 (1.04%) SAN
9 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.69%) Wireless
10 1 (0.35%) FCoE
10 1 (0.35%) VSAT
10 1 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.86%) SAP BW
3 13 (4.51%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.74%) QlikView
8 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.74%) ProClarity
9 4 (1.39%) MySQL
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.69%) OLAP
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.04%) LSMW
2 3 (1.04%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 128 (44.44%) Finance
2 48 (16.67%) Banking
3 18 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.21%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.82%) Legal
7 10 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.13%) Retail
9 8 (2.78%) Billing
10 7 (2.43%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.74%) Marketing
12 4 (1.39%) Back Office
12 4 (1.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.69%) Automotive
13 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.35%) French Language
14 1 (0.35%) German Language
14 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 101 (35.07%) Analyst
2 44 (15.28%) Consultant
3 31 (10.76%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.60%) SAP Consultant
5 16 (5.56%) Architect
5 16 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
6 15 (5.21%) Administrator
7 14 (4.86%) Support Analyst
7 14 (4.86%) Security Consultant
8 13 (4.51%) Developer
9 12 (4.17%) Security Analyst
10 11 (3.82%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.47%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (3.13%) DBA
13 8 (2.78%) Quality Manager
13 8 (2.78%) Risk Manager
14 7 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.51%) XML
2 9 (3.13%) Middleware
3 8 (2.78%) .NET
3 8 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.43%) HTML
5 5 (1.74%) XMPP
6 3 (1.04%) BAPI
7 2 (0.69%) FpML
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.35%) wxWidgets
8 1 (0.35%) LINQ
8 1 (0.35%) jQuery
8 1 (0.35%) Ajax
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.35%) JSON
8 1 (0.35%) Xerces
8 1 (0.35%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.07%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.13%) E-Learning
2 9 (3.13%) Cryptography
2 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.43%) PKI
4 7 (2.43%) Economics
5 6 (2.08%) AS400
6 5 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.04%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.04%) Derivative
8 3 (1.04%) PMI
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.76%) UNIX
1 31 (10.76%) Windows
2 15 (5.21%) Linux
3 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.13%) Android
4 9 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.04%) AIX
7 3 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.79%) ITIL
2 38 (13.19%) Information Security
3 35 (12.15%) Risk Management
4 28 (9.72%) Service Management
5 22 (7.64%) Project Management
6 20 (6.94%) Change Management
6 20 (6.94%) Business Analysis
7 19 (6.60%) Data Protection
7 19 (6.60%) ERP
7 19 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.25%) Security Management
9 16 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 16 (5.56%) UML
9 16 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (5.56%) Validation
9 16 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 15 (5.21%) Data Security
10 15 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.10%) SQL
2 20 (6.94%) Java
3 10 (3.47%) PL/SQL
4 9 (3.13%) Objective-C
4 9 (3.13%) C#
5 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.39%) ABAP
7 2 (0.69%) VBA
7 2 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.35%) C-shell
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) Korn
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) Lisp
8 1 (0.35%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.35%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) C++
8 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (6.94%) CISA
1 20 (6.94%) CISSP
1 20 (6.94%) Degree
2 18 (6.25%) CISM
3 8 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.43%) CCNA
4 7 (2.43%) CIMA
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.74%) ACCA
6 3 (1.04%) CRISC
6 3 (1.04%) PMP
6 3 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.69%) QiCA
7 2 (0.69%) MCSD
7 2 (0.69%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.69%) OCP
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.68%) PCI DSS
2 24 (8.33%) QA
3 22 (7.64%) GxP
4 19 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (4.51%) COBIT
6 5 (1.74%) Solvency II
7 4 (1.39%) COREP
7 4 (1.39%) FINREP
8 3 (1.04%) EMIR
8 3 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (1.04%) MiFID
8 3 (1.04%) SLA
9 2 (0.69%) GAAP
9 2 (0.69%) GMP
9 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.35%) Basel III
10 1 (0.35%) GPG13
10 1 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.35%) GAMP
10 1 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.08%) KVM
4 5 (1.74%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.69%) RACF
6 2 (0.69%) NFS
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.69%) Snort
6 2 (0.69%) Squid
6 2 (0.69%) ACF2
6 2 (0.69%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) qmail
7 1 (0.35%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.35%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (1.74%) SCCM
1 5 (1.74%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.04%) Foglight
3 2 (0.69%) WSUS
3 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) Nessus
4 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.35%) Control-M
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (20.83%) SAP
2 40 (13.89%) Oracle
3 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.86%) VMware
5 12 (4.17%) IBM
6 10 (3.47%) Cisco
7 9 (3.13%) Informatica
8 8 (2.78%) Aveksa
8 8 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.08%) McAfee
9 6 (2.08%) Websense
9 6 (2.08%) OPNET
9 6 (2.08%) HP
10 5 (1.74%) F5
10 5 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.74%) Actuate
10 5 (1.74%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.39%) Symantec
11 4 (1.39%) Cognos
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £668.18 - £835.23 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago