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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 441 406 421
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 124 133 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.37% 3.73% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 42
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£400 £425 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £285 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.35 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.99% +139.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £15.22 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £43.47 £129.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.35 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-7.99% +134.76%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
3675 3566 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.94% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2128 1715
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 142 182
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.29 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.81% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £42.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 -10 49 £388 -13.88% 9
South East -3 36 £413 +13.79% 9
South West -12 10 £526 +20.11% 1
West Midlands +1 9 £388 -6.06% 2
North West -17 7 £450 +44.00% 1
East Midlands -3 5 £203 -52.23% 2
East of England +15 4 £425 +6.91% 3
Yorkshire +1 4 £110 -40.13% 4
Sarbanes-Oxley
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Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 111 (41.42%) Finance
2 65 (24.25%) ITIL
3 61 (22.76%) Banking
4 43 (16.04%) Windows
5 38 (14.18%) SAP
6 36 (13.43%) Business Analysis
7 34 (12.69%) Information Security
8 32 (11.94%) Project Management
9 31 (11.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (10.45%) Cisco
11 27 (10.07%) Telecoms
11 27 (10.07%) PCI DSS
12 26 (9.70%) Microsoft
13 25 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (8.96%) Oracle
14 24 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (8.96%) Risk Management
15 23 (8.58%) TCP/IP
16 22 (8.21%) CISSP
16 22 (8.21%) UNIX
16 22 (8.21%) MS Excel
16 22 (8.21%) Firewall
16 22 (8.21%) Change Control
17 21 (7.84%) Service Delivery
17 21 (7.84%) VPN
18 20 (7.46%) LAN
18 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
18 20 (7.46%) Investment Banking
19 18 (6.72%) Retail
19 18 (6.72%) Change Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (4.48%) Lync
2 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.49%) IIS
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) CICS
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.22%) MS Office
2 14 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.99%) MS Project
5 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (4.10%) SAP FI
2 9 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (3.36%) SAP CO
3 8 (2.99%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.87%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.75%) BPCS
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.58%) TCP/IP
2 22 (8.21%) Firewall
3 21 (7.84%) VPN
4 20 (7.46%) LAN
5 15 (5.60%) Network Security
6 11 (4.10%) Wireless
7 10 (3.73%) Internet
8 9 (3.36%) SSL
8 9 (3.36%) WAN
9 8 (2.99%) IP Telephony
9 8 (2.99%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.87%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.49%) FTP
13 3 (1.12%) HTTP
14 2 (0.75%) SAN
14 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.24%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.12%) DB2
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.75%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.37%) DataStage
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQLite
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Ant
1 3 (1.12%) PVCS
1 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.12%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.12%) Toad
1 3 (1.12%) PeopleTools
1 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
General
1 111 (41.42%) Finance
2 61 (22.76%) Banking
3 27 (10.07%) Telecoms
4 20 (7.46%) Investment Banking
5 18 (6.72%) Retail
6 10 (3.73%) Spanish Language
7 9 (3.36%) French Language
7 9 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.24%) Automotive
8 6 (2.24%) Legal
9 5 (1.87%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.49%) Marketing
10 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.12%) Advertising
11 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.75%) Billing
12 2 (0.75%) Front Office
13 1 (0.37%) Back Office
13 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 104 (38.81%) Analyst
2 42 (15.67%) Business Analyst
3 38 (14.18%) Consultant
4 32 (11.94%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.72%) Security Consultant
6 16 (5.97%) Security Analyst
6 16 (5.97%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (5.22%) Administrator
8 12 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.48%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.10%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) Change Analyst
12 7 (2.61%) Security Engineer
12 7 (2.61%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (2.61%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (2.61%) Architect
12 7 (2.61%) Network Consultant
12 7 (2.61%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.24%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.49%) HTML
2 4 (1.49%) XML
3 3 (1.12%) CORBA
3 3 (1.12%) .NET
3 3 (1.12%) Servlets
4 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) J2EE
5 1 (0.37%) JMS
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.48%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (3.36%) PKI
6 8 (2.99%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.87%) FMCG
8 4 (1.49%) Replication
8 4 (1.49%) Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.12%) Life Science
9 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.75%) iSeries
10 2 (0.75%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.75%) DTCC
10 2 (0.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.04%) Windows
2 22 (8.21%) UNIX
3 11 (4.10%) Linux
4 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.49%) zOS
5 4 (1.49%) CentOS
6 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.25%) ITIL
2 36 (13.43%) Business Analysis
3 34 (12.69%) Information Security
4 32 (11.94%) Project Management
5 24 (8.96%) Risk Management
5 24 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (8.21%) Change Control
7 21 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 18 (6.72%) Change Management
9 17 (6.34%) Quality Management
9 17 (6.34%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.22%) Project Planning
11 13 (4.85%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.10%) Service Management
13 10 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.73%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (3.73%) Matrix Management
13 10 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.60%) SQL
2 5 (1.87%) Perl
3 4 (1.49%) C#
3 4 (1.49%) Java
3 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.12%) VBScript
4 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.12%) ABAP
4 3 (1.12%) Smalltalk
4 3 (1.12%) SQR
4 3 (1.12%) C
5 2 (0.75%) VBA
5 2 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) REXX
6 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.37%) Ruby
6 1 (0.37%) RPG/400
6 1 (0.37%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (8.21%) CISSP
2 16 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.22%) CCNP
3 14 (5.22%) ACCA
3 14 (5.22%) CISM
3 14 (5.22%) CIMA
4 12 (4.48%) CISA
5 10 (3.73%) CCNA
6 9 (3.36%) A+ Certification
7 7 (2.61%) CCSE
8 6 (2.24%) Degree
8 6 (2.24%) GIAC
9 5 (1.87%) MAPM
9 5 (1.87%) GSEC
9 5 (1.87%) MCP
9 5 (1.87%) SSCP
9 5 (1.87%) PMP
9 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.87%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (10.07%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.60%) COBIT
4 14 (5.22%) QA
5 12 (4.48%) SLA
5 12 (4.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (3.36%) GPG13
7 8 (2.99%) GxP
7 8 (2.99%) COREP
7 8 (2.99%) FINREP
7 8 (2.99%) FATCA
8 7 (2.61%) HIPAA
9 6 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.75%) GAAP
11 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.37%) EMIR
12 1 (0.37%) Basel III
12 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 17 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.99%) Squid
2 8 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.24%) Snort
4 5 (1.87%) RACF
4 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.87%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.49%) ACF2
6 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.75%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.37%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.12%) EdgeSight
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.75%) Nessus
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 38 (14.18%) SAP
2 28 (10.45%) Cisco
3 26 (9.70%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.96%) Oracle
5 17 (6.34%) Remedy
6 16 (5.97%) CheckPoint
7 15 (5.60%) Blue Coat
7 15 (5.60%) Juniper
8 14 (5.22%) Sourcefire
9 10 (3.73%) Citrix
10 8 (2.99%) Websense
10 8 (2.99%) VMware
10 8 (2.99%) F5
11 7 (2.61%) IBM
12 5 (1.87%) HP
13 4 (1.49%) Symantec
13 4 (1.49%) Imperva
14 3 (1.12%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.12%) Qualys
14 3 (1.12%) ArcSight
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 21 days ago