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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 453 411 376
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -35
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 124 162 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.18% 4.07% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 107 83
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£423 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.74% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.63 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% +49.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +48.11%
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
3897 3981 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.70% 8.02% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2333 2462 2008
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 169 126
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.10 £65.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -26 56 £425 -8.60% 16
South East -10 34 £413 +3.12% 4
South West +13 10 £423 -3.42% 3
East of England +15 7 £338 +16.37%
Yorkshire -26 7 £110 -65.07% 3
North West -21 6 £425 +36.00% 5
West Midlands -2 4 £400 +6.66% 2
East Midlands -12 2 £400 -5.88%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 104 (39.85%) Finance
2 67 (25.67%) ITIL
3 54 (20.69%) SAP
4 50 (19.16%) Windows
5 40 (15.33%) Banking
6 32 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (11.49%) Information Security
8 29 (11.11%) Cisco
8 29 (11.11%) Change Control
9 28 (10.73%) Microsoft
10 25 (9.58%) UNIX
10 25 (9.58%) ERP
10 25 (9.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (9.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (9.20%) Project Management
12 23 (8.81%) LAN
12 23 (8.81%) PCI DSS
13 22 (8.43%) MS Excel
13 22 (8.43%) Active Directory
13 22 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (8.05%) CISSP
14 21 (8.05%) Risk Management
14 21 (8.05%) Business Analysis
15 20 (7.66%) GxP
16 19 (7.28%) Oracle
16 19 (7.28%) Service Delivery
16 19 (7.28%) Change Management
17 18 (6.90%) Management Information System
17 18 (6.90%) Telecoms
17 18 (6.90%) VPN

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (5.36%) Lync
2 5 (1.92%) IIS
2 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.60%) MS Office
2 12 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.92%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (3.83%) SAP FI
2 9 (3.45%) SAP GRC
3 8 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (3.07%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.15%) SAP R/3
4 3 (1.15%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.77%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.77%) BPCS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.81%) LAN
2 18 (6.90%) VPN
3 15 (5.75%) Firewall
4 14 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.60%) WAN
6 11 (4.21%) Wireless
6 11 (4.21%) Network Security
7 8 (3.07%) Cisco IPT
7 8 (3.07%) IP Telephony
8 7 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.68%) SAN
8 7 (2.68%) DNS
9 6 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.53%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.15%) HTTP
11 3 (1.15%) SSL
12 2 (0.77%) Internet
12 2 (0.77%) OSPF
12 2 (0.77%) BGP
12 2 (0.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.30%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.77%) DataStage
7 2 (0.77%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.77%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.77%) MS Access
8 1 (0.38%) QlikView
8 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Ant
1 3 (1.15%) PVCS
1 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.15%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.15%) PeopleTools
1 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 104 (39.85%) Finance
2 40 (15.33%) Banking
3 25 (9.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.75%) Retail
6 12 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.83%) French Language
8 8 (3.07%) Spanish Language
9 7 (2.68%) Legal
10 6 (2.30%) Advertising
10 6 (2.30%) Italian Language
11 5 (1.92%) Automotive
12 4 (1.53%) Marketing
13 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.15%) Law
13 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.77%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.77%) Billing
15 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (33.33%) Analyst
2 52 (19.92%) Consultant
3 30 (11.49%) Project Manager
3 30 (11.49%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.81%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 16 (6.13%) Administrator
7 15 (5.75%) Security Analyst
8 12 (4.60%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.21%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.83%) Compliance Consultant
11 9 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
11 9 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.07%) Change Analyst
12 8 (3.07%) Architect
12 8 (3.07%) Server Administrator
13 7 (2.68%) Information Security Analyst
13 7 (2.68%) Information Analyst
13 7 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) XML
2 4 (1.53%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.15%) Web Services
3 3 (1.15%) Middleware
3 3 (1.15%) CORBA
3 3 (1.15%) Servlets
3 3 (1.15%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 2 (0.77%) J2EE
4 2 (0.77%) CSS
4 2 (0.77%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) XML Messaging
4 2 (0.77%) JMS
4 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.38%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.38%) Struts
5 1 (0.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.83%) FMCG
5 9 (3.45%) PKI
6 8 (3.07%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.68%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.68%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.53%) Replication
8 4 (1.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.15%) Life Science
9 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.15%) DTCC
9 3 (1.15%) Equities
9 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.77%) SecurID
10 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.16%) Windows
2 25 (9.58%) UNIX
3 11 (4.21%) Linux
4 9 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.30%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.92%) AIX
7 3 (1.15%) Solaris
7 3 (1.15%) zOS
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.77%) CentOS
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) Android
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.67%) ITIL
2 32 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (11.49%) Information Security
4 29 (11.11%) Change Control
5 25 (9.58%) ERP
6 24 (9.20%) Project Management
7 21 (8.05%) Risk Management
7 21 (8.05%) Business Analysis
8 19 (7.28%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.28%) Change Management
9 15 (5.75%) Migration
10 13 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.98%) Information Management
10 13 (4.98%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.98%) Service Management
10 13 (4.98%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.98%) SAP Security
11 12 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.60%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.75%) SQL
2 7 (2.68%) PL/SQL
2 7 (2.68%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.30%) ABAP
3 6 (2.30%) Perl
4 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.53%) Java
5 4 (1.53%) Korn
6 3 (1.15%) Smalltalk
6 3 (1.15%) SQR
6 3 (1.15%) C#
6 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) VBScript
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
7 1 (0.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (8.05%) CISSP
2 13 (4.98%) ACCA
2 13 (4.98%) CIMA
3 12 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.21%) CISA
4 11 (4.21%) CISM
5 10 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.45%) A+ Certification
6 9 (3.45%) CCNP
6 9 (3.45%) CCNA
7 6 (2.30%) MCSE
7 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.30%) Degree
8 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.92%) CEH
9 4 (1.53%) GSEC
9 4 (1.53%) CCSE
9 4 (1.53%) GIAC
9 4 (1.53%) ISEB
9 4 (1.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.81%) PCI DSS
3 20 (7.66%) GxP
4 14 (5.36%) COBIT
5 12 (4.60%) QA
5 12 (4.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (3.07%) COREP
6 8 (3.07%) FINREP
6 8 (3.07%) FATCA
7 7 (2.68%) GPG13
8 6 (2.30%) SLA
9 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (1.92%) HIPAA
10 4 (1.53%) GCP
10 4 (1.53%) GMP
10 4 (1.53%) GLP
11 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.77%) GAAP
12 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.38%) GAMP
System Software
1 22 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.45%) XenApp
4 6 (2.30%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.30%) Squid
5 4 (1.53%) Snort
5 4 (1.53%) vSphere
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (1.15%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.15%) ACF2
6 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.15%) RACF
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.77%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) ClearTrust
8 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.38%) Samba
8 1 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.30%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.53%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.53%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.15%) SCCM
4 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.15%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.77%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) OpenView
6 1 (0.38%) Nessus
6 1 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) Puppet
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (20.69%) SAP
2 29 (11.11%) Cisco
3 28 (10.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.28%) Oracle
5 15 (5.75%) CheckPoint
6 14 (5.36%) VMware
7 12 (4.60%) IBM
7 12 (4.60%) HP
8 11 (4.21%) Citrix
8 11 (4.21%) Blue Coat
8 11 (4.21%) Remedy
9 9 (3.45%) Juniper
10 8 (3.07%) Symantec
10 8 (3.07%) Sourcefire
10 8 (3.07%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.30%) AppSense
11 6 (2.30%) Websense
12 4 (1.53%) CA
12 4 (1.53%) F5
12 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds
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