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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 429 371 415
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +44
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 153 206 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.73% 5.58% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 148 89
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£388 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
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
4104 3695 4205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.85% 7.66% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2519 2218 2382
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 146 204
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -22 81 £400 -15.78% 9
South East +9 31 £338 +3.36% 15
East Midlands +7 10 £425 +21.42%
Yorkshire +6 9 £350 -26.31% 5
South West -39 9 £425 -17.07% 3
West Midlands -15 6 £306 +28.94% 1
North West -29 6 £375 +17.18% 6
East of England -30 1 - - 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 153 (46.93%) Finance
2 72 (22.09%) ITIL
3 67 (20.55%) Information Security
4 64 (19.63%) Banking
5 62 (19.02%) Oracle
6 53 (16.26%) Windows
7 46 (14.11%) SQL
8 43 (13.19%) Microsoft
9 37 (11.35%) Firewall
10 36 (11.04%) Business Analysis
11 35 (10.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 35 (10.74%) Risk Management
12 34 (10.43%) UNIX
13 33 (10.12%) Project Management
13 33 (10.12%) PCI DSS
14 31 (9.51%) Service Management
14 31 (9.51%) CISSP
15 28 (8.59%) MS Office
15 28 (8.59%) Management Information System
16 27 (8.28%) Investment Banking
17 26 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (7.98%) Cisco
18 25 (7.67%) SAP
19 23 (7.06%) TCP/IP
19 23 (7.06%) Active Directory
20 22 (6.75%) CISA
21 21 (6.44%) VMware
21 21 (6.44%) MS Excel
21 21 (6.44%) Risk Analysis
21 21 (6.44%) Analytical Skills

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.68%) IIS
2 12 (3.68%) Lync
3 8 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.84%) Joomla!
5 6 (1.84%) CMS
6 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.61%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.31%) CICS
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (8.59%) MS Office
2 21 (6.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.15%) MS Project
3 7 (2.15%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.84%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.61%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.61%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.35%) Firewall
2 23 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.21%) VPN
4 13 (3.99%) LAN
4 13 (3.99%) SAN
5 11 (3.37%) WAN
6 10 (3.07%) Internet
7 8 (2.45%) Network Security
7 8 (2.45%) Cisco IPT
7 8 (2.45%) IP Telephony
7 8 (2.45%) SSL
8 7 (2.15%) MPLS
8 7 (2.15%) VoIP
8 7 (2.15%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.84%) Intranet
10 5 (1.53%) DNS
10 5 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.23%) QlikView
5 4 (1.23%) ProClarity
5 4 (1.23%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.92%) MySQL
7 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.31%) DataStage
8 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.31%) Toad
2 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.31%) LSMW
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) GCC
General
1 153 (46.93%) Finance
2 64 (19.63%) Banking
3 27 (8.28%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.99%) Retail
6 11 (3.37%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.45%) Advertising
9 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.53%) Publishing
10 5 (1.53%) Billing
10 5 (1.53%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.23%) Automotive
11 4 (1.23%) Legal
12 3 (0.92%) Front Office
12 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.61%) German Language
13 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.31%) Back Office
14 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 113 (34.66%) Analyst
2 48 (14.72%) Business Analyst
3 33 (10.12%) Consultant
4 21 (6.44%) Administrator
5 17 (5.21%) Security Consultant
6 16 (4.91%) Support Analyst
6 16 (4.91%) Risk Manager
7 15 (4.60%) Auditor
7 15 (4.60%) Security Analyst
8 14 (4.29%) IT Auditor
9 13 (3.99%) Information Manager
9 13 (3.99%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.68%) Security Manager
11 11 (3.37%) IT Consultant
11 11 (3.37%) DBA
12 10 (3.07%) Developer
12 10 (3.07%) Architect
13 9 (2.76%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (2.76%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.37%) Middleware
2 10 (3.07%) HTML
2 10 (3.07%) XML
3 8 (2.45%) .NET
4 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.15%) XMPP
4 7 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.92%) SAML
5 3 (0.92%) EDI
5 3 (0.92%) Web Services
5 3 (0.92%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.31%) BAPI
7 1 (0.31%) LAMP
7 1 (0.31%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.31%) VML
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.31%) XHTML
7 1 (0.31%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.59%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.52%) Mainframe
4 16 (4.91%) Clustering
5 8 (2.45%) PKI
6 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.84%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.53%) Replication
8 5 (1.53%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.53%) Economics
8 5 (1.53%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.23%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.23%) FMCG
9 4 (1.23%) AS400
10 3 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.92%) User Experience
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) iSeries
11 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.26%) Windows
2 34 (10.43%) UNIX
3 18 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.07%) Linux
5 6 (1.84%) zOS
6 4 (1.23%) AIX
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.09%) ITIL
2 67 (20.55%) Information Security
3 36 (11.04%) Business Analysis
4 35 (10.74%) Risk Management
5 33 (10.12%) Project Management
6 31 (9.51%) Service Management
7 26 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (6.44%) Risk Analysis
9 19 (5.83%) Identity Management
10 18 (5.52%) Quality Management
11 17 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (5.21%) Security Management
12 15 (4.60%) Migration
12 15 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (4.29%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.29%) Change Control
14 13 (3.99%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (3.99%) Matrix Management
14 13 (3.99%) Change Management
15 12 (3.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.11%) SQL
2 14 (4.29%) Java
3 12 (3.68%) C
4 11 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.76%) C#
6 7 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.53%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.53%) LINC
8 4 (1.23%) VBA
8 4 (1.23%) VB
9 3 (0.92%) Perl
9 3 (0.92%) RPG
9 3 (0.92%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.61%) VBScript
10 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.31%) REXX
11 1 (0.31%) Python
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (9.51%) CISSP
2 22 (6.75%) CISA
3 15 (4.60%) PMP
3 15 (4.60%) PMI Certification
4 14 (4.29%) CISM
4 14 (4.29%) Degree
5 13 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.37%) CIMA
6 11 (3.37%) CCNA
7 10 (3.07%) ACCA
8 8 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.84%) CCNP
10 5 (1.53%) MAPM
11 2 (0.61%) CRISC
11 2 (0.61%) CCSE
11 2 (0.61%) ISEB
11 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.31%) SSCP
12 1 (0.31%) GIAC
12 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (10.12%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.45%) COREP
3 8 (2.45%) QA
4 7 (2.15%) FINREP
5 6 (1.84%) FATCA
6 5 (1.53%) GAAP
7 4 (1.23%) GPG13
7 4 (1.23%) Solvency II
7 4 (1.23%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.23%) GxP
8 3 (0.92%) SLA
8 3 (0.92%) COBIT
9 2 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.31%) Basel II
10 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.31%) Basel III
10 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.29%) ACF2
4 11 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.76%) RACF
6 8 (2.45%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.15%) XenApp
8 5 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.53%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.53%) vSphere
9 4 (1.23%) Squid
9 4 (1.23%) Snort
10 2 (0.61%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (3.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (2.76%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (2.15%) OPNET
3 7 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.53%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.53%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) Nessus
6 1 (0.31%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (19.02%) Oracle
2 43 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.98%) Cisco
4 25 (7.67%) SAP
5 21 (6.44%) VMware
6 13 (3.99%) Blue Coat
6 13 (3.99%) CheckPoint
7 12 (3.68%) IBM
8 11 (3.37%) Sourcefire
8 11 (3.37%) Citrix
8 11 (3.37%) Juniper
9 8 (2.45%) F5
9 8 (2.45%) Sun
10 7 (2.15%) HP
10 7 (2.15%) CA
10 7 (2.15%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.84%) Veeam
12 5 (1.53%) McAfee
12 5 (1.53%) Websense
12 5 (1.53%) Informatica
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