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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 448 425 393
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 141 134 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.63% 3.83% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 68
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£425 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £224 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -42.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £16.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £61.99 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
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
3885 3498 3390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.70% 7.41% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2141 1985
Average daily rate £403 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 112 227
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 +39 76 £425 -5.55% 9
South East -10 34 £425 +13.33% 9
West Midlands -13 6 £394 +81.03% 5
North West -20 6 £340 +6.58% 2
Yorkshire -8 5 £350 -18.60%
East of England -25 2 £400 +18.51%
East Midlands - - - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
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Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 131 (44.56%) Finance
2 72 (24.49%) Banking
3 57 (19.39%) ITIL
4 47 (15.99%) Business Analysis
5 41 (13.95%) PCI DSS
6 40 (13.61%) Windows
7 39 (13.27%) Information Security
8 35 (11.90%) Firewall
8 35 (11.90%) Oracle
8 35 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 33 (11.22%) Project Management
9 33 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 32 (10.88%) SAP
11 30 (10.20%) Risk Management
12 29 (9.86%) Cisco
13 28 (9.52%) Active Directory
13 28 (9.52%) Quality Management
13 28 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (8.84%) TCP/IP
14 26 (8.84%) Investment Banking
15 25 (8.50%) SQL
16 24 (8.16%) CISSP
17 23 (7.82%) Telecoms
18 22 (7.48%) VMware
18 22 (7.48%) MS Office
18 22 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
20 20 (6.80%) Management Information System
20 20 (6.80%) CISA
20 20 (6.80%) Matrix Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.44%) Lync
2 8 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.70%) IIS
4 4 (1.36%) CMS
5 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.02%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.02%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.34%) CICS
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (7.48%) MS Office
2 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.74%) MS Project
3 11 (3.74%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.38%) SAP GRC
3 6 (2.04%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.70%) SAP R/3
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.68%) BPCS
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.90%) Firewall
2 26 (8.84%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.46%) VPN
4 16 (5.44%) LAN
4 16 (5.44%) Internet
5 14 (4.76%) Network Security
6 13 (4.42%) SSL
7 10 (3.40%) WAN
8 9 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (3.06%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (2.72%) SAN
10 5 (1.70%) DNS
10 5 (1.70%) FTP
10 5 (1.70%) Wireless
10 5 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.36%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (1.36%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.02%) Intranet
12 3 (1.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.04%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.02%) MySQL
4 3 (1.02%) DB2
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.68%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Toad
2 2 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) LSMW
3 1 (0.34%) GCC
General
1 131 (44.56%) Finance
2 72 (24.49%) Banking
3 26 (8.84%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.82%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.76%) Retail
6 7 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.38%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.04%) Advertising
7 6 (2.04%) Legal
8 5 (1.70%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.36%) Billing
9 4 (1.36%) Publishing
10 3 (1.02%) Front Office
11 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.68%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (40.14%) Analyst
2 54 (18.37%) Business Analyst
3 38 (12.93%) Consultant
4 21 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 20 (6.80%) Security Consultant
5 20 (6.80%) Administrator
6 16 (5.44%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
8 12 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (3.74%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (3.06%) IT Auditor
10 9 (3.06%) Auditor
10 9 (3.06%) Security Engineer
10 9 (3.06%) Senior Security Engineer
11 8 (2.72%) Security Manager
11 8 (2.72%) DBA
11 8 (2.72%) Architect
12 7 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.38%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.36%) HTML
1 4 (1.36%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.02%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.68%) XML
3 2 (0.68%) CSS
3 2 (0.68%) J2EE
3 2 (0.68%) EDI
3 2 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.34%) XHTML
4 1 (0.34%) JMS
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) SOAP
4 1 (0.34%) BAPI
4 1 (0.34%) LAMP
4 1 (0.34%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.10%) Clustering
4 14 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 13 (4.42%) PKI
6 8 (2.72%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.38%) Replication
7 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.70%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.70%) AS400
9 5 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.36%) FMCG
11 3 (1.02%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.02%) Economics
11 3 (1.02%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.61%) Windows
2 16 (5.44%) UNIX
2 16 (5.44%) Linux
3 14 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.04%) zOS
5 4 (1.36%) CentOS
5 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.39%) ITIL
2 47 (15.99%) Business Analysis
3 39 (13.27%) Information Security
4 33 (11.22%) Project Management
5 30 (10.20%) Risk Management
6 28 (9.52%) Quality Management
7 20 (6.80%) Matrix Management
8 19 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (5.78%) Service Management
10 15 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (4.42%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.42%) Change Management
12 12 (4.08%) Migration
12 12 (4.08%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.74%) Security Management
14 10 (3.40%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (3.40%) Performance Management
14 10 (3.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.50%) SQL
2 9 (3.06%) C
3 5 (1.70%) Java
3 5 (1.70%) Perl
3 5 (1.70%) LINC
3 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.36%) RPG IV
4 4 (1.36%) RPG
4 4 (1.36%) VBA
5 3 (1.02%) Python
5 3 (1.02%) ABAP
5 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.02%) C#
6 2 (0.68%) Ruby
6 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) REXX
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.16%) CISSP
2 20 (6.80%) CISA
3 15 (5.10%) ACCA
3 15 (5.10%) CISM
3 15 (5.10%) CIMA
3 15 (5.10%) Degree
4 12 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.40%) CCNP
6 6 (2.04%) PMP
6 6 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.04%) CCNA
7 5 (1.70%) CCSE
7 5 (1.70%) MAPM
8 4 (1.36%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ISEB
9 3 (1.02%) QiCA
9 3 (1.02%) GIAC
10 2 (0.68%) CEH
10 2 (0.68%) GSEC
10 2 (0.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.95%) PCI DSS
2 33 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.42%) QA
4 11 (3.74%) SLA
5 7 (2.38%) FATCA
5 7 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (2.38%) COREP
5 7 (2.38%) FINREP
5 7 (2.38%) GxP
5 7 (2.38%) COBIT
6 6 (2.04%) GPG13
7 5 (1.70%) GAAP
7 5 (1.70%) HIPAA
8 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.34%) BS7799
10 1 (0.34%) Basel II
10 1 (0.34%) Basel III
10 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.42%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.06%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.38%) ACF2
6 5 (1.70%) RACF
6 5 (1.70%) Snort
6 5 (1.70%) Squid
6 5 (1.70%) XenApp
6 5 (1.70%) vSphere
6 5 (1.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.06%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.02%) Nessus
4 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 35 (11.90%) Oracle
1 35 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.88%) SAP
3 29 (9.86%) Cisco
4 22 (7.48%) VMware
5 17 (5.78%) Blue Coat
6 16 (5.44%) CheckPoint
7 15 (5.10%) Juniper
7 15 (5.10%) IBM
7 15 (5.10%) Sourcefire
8 14 (4.76%) Remedy
9 13 (4.42%) Citrix
10 10 (3.40%) F5
11 6 (2.04%) Sun
11 6 (2.04%) HP
12 5 (1.70%) CA
12 5 (1.70%) Websense
12 5 (1.70%) Veeam
12 5 (1.70%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.36%) Imperva
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