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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 445 401 378
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -23
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 148 175 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.69% 4.43% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 131 100
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£425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £37.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +60.41%
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
4013 3946 3429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.90% 8.10% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2575 2474 2124
Average daily rate £425 £410 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 173 125
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.17 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +6.34%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -21 69 £450 - 17
South East -11 34 £425 +15.25% 10
South West +12 20 £420 -18.08%
North West -16 10 £450 -5.26% 3
East of England -5 5 £425 +46.55% 1
Yorkshire -26 5 £378 +3.42% 1
East Midlands -24 3 £350 -9.67% 1
West Midlands -4 1 £400 -2.43% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 131 (45.96%) Finance
2 65 (22.81%) ITIL
3 50 (17.54%) SAP
4 45 (15.79%) Windows
5 41 (14.39%) Project Management
6 33 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (11.58%) Banking
7 31 (10.88%) Information Security
8 30 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 30 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 29 (10.18%) ERP
10 28 (9.82%) Risk Management
11 27 (9.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (9.47%) CISSP
11 27 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 26 (9.12%) Cisco
12 26 (9.12%) UNIX
13 25 (8.77%) Data Protection
13 25 (8.77%) Change Control
14 24 (8.42%) SQL Server
15 23 (8.07%) SQL
15 23 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (7.72%) Oracle
16 22 (7.72%) PRINCE2
16 22 (7.72%) GxP
16 22 (7.72%) Service Management
17 21 (7.37%) Management Information System
17 21 (7.37%) LAN
18 20 (7.02%) Change Management
18 20 (7.02%) Agile Software Development

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (3.51%) Lync
2 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.11%) SAS
4 5 (1.75%) IIS
5 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.56%) MS Office
3 10 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) SAP GRC
2 7 (2.46%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.75%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.05%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.05%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.70%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.35%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.37%) LAN
2 19 (6.67%) Firewall
3 15 (5.26%) VPN
4 14 (4.91%) WAN
5 10 (3.51%) DNS
5 10 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.16%) SAN
7 7 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.46%) VLAN
7 7 (2.46%) Wireless
8 5 (1.75%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.75%) Network Security
8 5 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.05%) HTTP
10 3 (1.05%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.05%) NAS
10 3 (1.05%) FCoE
11 2 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.75%) MS Access
5 5 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.70%) QlikView
8 2 (0.70%) DataStage
8 2 (0.70%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Ant
1 3 (1.05%) PVCS
1 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.05%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.05%) PeopleTools
1 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) AccuRev
2 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 131 (45.96%) Finance
2 33 (11.58%) Banking
3 27 (9.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (6.32%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.56%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.21%) Legal
7 10 (3.51%) Retail
8 9 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.16%) French Language
8 9 (3.16%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.46%) Advertising
9 7 (2.46%) Marketing
10 6 (2.11%) Spanish Language
10 6 (2.11%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.75%) Automotive
11 5 (1.75%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.70%) Law
14 1 (0.35%) Front Office
14 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (31.58%) Analyst
2 45 (15.79%) Consultant
3 35 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 35 (12.28%) Business Analyst
4 17 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (5.26%) Administrator
6 14 (4.91%) Security Consultant
7 13 (4.56%) Developer
7 13 (4.56%) Security Analyst
8 11 (3.86%) Architect
9 10 (3.51%) Risk Consultant
9 10 (3.51%) Compliance Consultant
10 9 (3.16%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.16%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (2.81%) Service Analyst
11 8 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.81%) Server Administrator
12 7 (2.46%) Security Architect
12 7 (2.46%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) .NET
1 6 (2.11%) XML
2 5 (1.75%) HTML
3 4 (1.40%) Middleware
4 3 (1.05%) CORBA
4 3 (1.05%) Web Services
4 3 (1.05%) Servlets
4 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.05%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.70%) CSS
5 2 (0.70%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.70%) jQuery
5 2 (0.70%) HTML5
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.35%) EDI
6 1 (0.35%) JMS
6 1 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.35%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.91%) FMCG
4 10 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.46%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.11%) PKI
8 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.40%) Clustering
9 4 (1.40%) Replication
10 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.05%) Equities
10 3 (1.05%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.05%) Life Science
10 3 (1.05%) DTCC
11 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.70%) SecurID
11 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.79%) Windows
2 26 (9.12%) UNIX
3 11 (3.86%) Linux
4 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.75%) AIX
6 5 (1.75%) Solaris
6 5 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.81%) ITIL
2 41 (14.39%) Project Management
3 33 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (10.88%) Information Security
5 29 (10.18%) ERP
6 28 (9.82%) Risk Management
7 25 (8.77%) Data Protection
7 25 (8.77%) Change Control
8 22 (7.72%) Service Management
8 22 (7.72%) PRINCE2
9 20 (7.02%) Change Management
9 20 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (6.67%) SDLC
11 17 (5.96%) Migration
11 17 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (4.91%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.56%) Incident Management
14 13 (4.56%) Project Planning
15 12 (4.21%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.07%) SQL
2 10 (3.51%) T-SQL
2 10 (3.51%) Shell Script
2 10 (3.51%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.11%) Perl
3 6 (2.11%) C#
4 5 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.40%) Java
5 4 (1.40%) Korn
5 4 (1.40%) VBA
6 3 (1.05%) Smalltalk
6 3 (1.05%) SQR
6 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.05%) ABAP
6 3 (1.05%) VBScript
7 2 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (9.47%) CISSP
2 16 (5.61%) ACCA
2 16 (5.61%) CIMA
3 13 (4.56%) CISA
3 13 (4.56%) CISM
4 12 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.51%) Degree
7 9 (3.16%) CCNP
8 7 (2.46%) MCSE
8 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.11%) CRISC
9 6 (2.11%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.75%) MCP
10 5 (1.75%) CCNA
10 5 (1.75%) CEH
11 4 (1.40%) GSEC
11 4 (1.40%) CCDP
11 4 (1.40%) PMP
11 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (7.72%) GxP
3 16 (5.61%) COBIT
3 16 (5.61%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.91%) QA
5 10 (3.51%) HIPAA
6 9 (3.16%) GMP
7 8 (2.81%) FATCA
7 8 (2.81%) COREP
7 8 (2.81%) FINREP
8 7 (2.46%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (2.11%) GCP
9 6 (2.11%) GLP
9 6 (2.11%) Basel II
10 4 (1.40%) SLA
10 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.40%) COSO
11 3 (1.05%) GPG13
11 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 19 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.16%) XenApp
3 7 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.40%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.40%) NFS
4 4 (1.40%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.40%) vSphere
4 4 (1.40%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (1.05%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.05%) Squid
5 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.70%) Xen
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.70%) Samba
6 2 (0.70%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.35%) ACF2
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.35%) RACF
7 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (2.11%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.40%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.40%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.05%) SCCM
4 3 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.70%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.35%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.35%) OpenView
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.35%) Control-M
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (17.54%) SAP
2 30 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.12%) Cisco
4 22 (7.72%) Oracle
5 13 (4.56%) VMware
6 12 (4.21%) Symantec
6 12 (4.21%) CheckPoint
6 12 (4.21%) IBM
6 12 (4.21%) HP
7 11 (3.86%) Remedy
8 10 (3.51%) Citrix
9 8 (2.81%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.81%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.46%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.75%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.75%) Cognos
11 5 (1.75%) Juniper
11 5 (1.75%) AppSense
11 5 (1.75%) Websense
12 4 (1.40%) NetApp
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