The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 399 374 398
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 173 177 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.40% 4.96% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 112 85
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £142 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -42.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £15.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.85 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3934 3572 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.97% 7.68% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2395 2178 2234
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 139 226
Average hourly rate £20.21 £19.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 -3 88 £425 +6.25% 9
South East -17 35 £344 -18.63% 9
East Midlands +8 13 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire +13 12 £450 +5.88% 2
South West -19 9 £525 +16.72% 1
North West -7 8 £475 +46.15% 2
West Midlands -11 3 £313 - 2
East of England -31 3 - - 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 161 (48.06%) Finance
2 79 (23.58%) ITIL
3 65 (19.40%) Banking
4 63 (18.81%) Information Security
5 59 (17.61%) Oracle
6 56 (16.72%) SQL
7 46 (13.73%) Windows
8 41 (12.24%) Service Management
8 41 (12.24%) UNIX
9 40 (11.94%) Business Analysis
10 37 (11.04%) SAP
10 37 (11.04%) Microsoft
11 35 (10.45%) CISSP
11 35 (10.45%) Risk Management
12 30 (8.96%) Firewall
13 29 (8.66%) Management Information System
14 28 (8.36%) Project Management
14 28 (8.36%) PCI DSS
15 26 (7.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (7.46%) SQL Server
17 24 (7.16%) MS Office
17 24 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (6.87%) Java
19 22 (6.57%) SharePoint
19 22 (6.57%) Investment Banking
20 21 (6.27%) CISA
20 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
21 20 (5.97%) CISM
21 20 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
21 20 (5.97%) Identity Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.58%) IIS
3 9 (2.69%) CMS
3 9 (2.69%) Joomla!
4 8 (2.39%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.30%) Lync
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (7.16%) MS Office
2 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.99%) InfoPath
4 9 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.39%) PowerPivot
6 7 (2.09%) MS Project
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.99%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.49%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.90%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.60%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.60%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) BPCS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.96%) Firewall
2 13 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.58%) VPN
3 12 (3.58%) LAN
3 12 (3.58%) WAN
4 10 (2.99%) Intranet
5 9 (2.69%) SAN
5 9 (2.69%) VoIP
5 9 (2.69%) MPLS
5 9 (2.69%) IP Telephony
5 9 (2.69%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (2.09%) Network Security
7 5 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.19%) ISDN
8 4 (1.19%) DNS
9 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.60%) NetScreen
10 2 (0.60%) Wireless
10 2 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.39%) QlikView
4 8 (2.39%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.39%) ProClarity
5 7 (2.09%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.90%) MySQL
8 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.90%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) JUnit
4 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.30%) JMeter
General
1 161 (48.06%) Finance
2 65 (19.40%) Banking
3 22 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 20 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (5.07%) Financial Institution
6 15 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.88%) Retail
8 10 (2.99%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.39%) Billing
10 7 (2.09%) Legal
10 7 (2.09%) Publishing
11 6 (1.79%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.79%) Advertising
12 3 (0.90%) Automotive
12 3 (0.90%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.60%) Marketing
13 2 (0.60%) French Language
13 2 (0.60%) German Language
14 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 105 (31.34%) Analyst
2 43 (12.84%) Business Analyst
3 33 (9.85%) Consultant
4 22 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.97%) Risk Manager
6 18 (5.37%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.07%) Architect
7 17 (5.07%) Administrator
8 14 (4.18%) Security Consultant
8 14 (4.18%) Developer
8 14 (4.18%) Information Manager
9 13 (3.88%) Auditor
10 12 (3.58%) IT Auditor
10 12 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.28%) SAP Consultant
11 11 (3.28%) DBA
11 11 (3.28%) Security Manager
11 11 (3.28%) Security Architect
12 10 (2.99%) Network Administrator
12 10 (2.99%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.48%) XML
2 12 (3.58%) .NET
2 12 (3.58%) ASP.NET
2 12 (3.58%) Middleware
3 11 (3.28%) HTML
3 11 (3.28%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.69%) XMPP
5 3 (0.90%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.90%) SAML
5 3 (0.90%) EDI
6 2 (0.60%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) Xerces
7 1 (0.30%) Xalan
7 1 (0.30%) Ajax
7 1 (0.30%) FpML
7 1 (0.30%) LAMP
7 1 (0.30%) VML
7 1 (0.30%) CORBA
7 1 (0.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.66%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 11 (3.28%) E-Learning
4 10 (2.99%) Cryptography
4 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.69%) Economics
6 7 (2.09%) PKI
7 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.19%) FMCG
8 3 (0.90%) Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) AS400
9 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.60%) Derivative
9 2 (0.60%) iSeries
9 2 (0.60%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.30%) Open Source
10 1 (0.30%) CMDB
10 1 (0.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.73%) Windows
2 41 (12.24%) UNIX
3 10 (2.99%) Android
3 10 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.39%) Linux
6 6 (1.79%) AIX
7 5 (1.49%) zOS
8 3 (0.90%) Solaris
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.60%) Debian
9 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.30%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.58%) ITIL
2 63 (18.81%) Information Security
3 41 (12.24%) Service Management
4 40 (11.94%) Business Analysis
5 35 (10.45%) Risk Management
6 28 (8.36%) Project Management
7 24 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (5.97%) Change Management
8 20 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
8 20 (5.97%) Identity Management
9 19 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.67%) Security Management
10 18 (5.37%) UML
10 18 (5.37%) Change Control
11 17 (5.07%) PRINCE2
11 17 (5.07%) Six Sigma
11 17 (5.07%) Migration
12 16 (4.78%) Risk Analysis
12 16 (4.78%) ERP
13 15 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.72%) SQL
2 23 (6.87%) Java
3 13 (3.88%) C#
3 13 (3.88%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.99%) Objective-C
5 8 (2.39%) C
6 7 (2.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.09%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.19%) VB
7 4 (1.19%) ABAP
8 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.60%) VBScript
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.60%) Python
9 2 (0.60%) Perl
9 2 (0.60%) C++
9 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) C-shell
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 35 (10.45%) CISSP
2 21 (6.27%) CISA
3 20 (5.97%) CISM
4 17 (5.07%) Degree
5 14 (4.18%) PMP
5 14 (4.18%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.88%) CCNA
7 12 (3.58%) CIMA
8 10 (2.99%) ACCA
8 10 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.19%) MAPM
11 3 (0.90%) CCNP
12 2 (0.60%) OCP
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.60%) MCSD
12 2 (0.60%) MCSE
12 2 (0.60%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.36%) PCI DSS
2 26 (7.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.88%) GxP
4 11 (3.28%) QA
5 9 (2.69%) COREP
6 8 (2.39%) FINREP
6 8 (2.39%) Solvency II
7 7 (2.09%) COBIT
8 5 (1.49%) GAAP
8 5 (1.49%) FATCA
9 3 (0.90%) GPG13
9 3 (0.90%) EMIR
9 3 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.90%) MiFID
10 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.30%) SLA
11 1 (0.30%) Basel II
11 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.58%) ACF2
3 10 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.39%) RACF
5 7 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.19%) Snort
6 4 (1.19%) Squid
7 3 (0.90%) XenApp
8 2 (0.60%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.30%) NFS
9 1 (0.30%) qmail
9 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.30%) vSphere
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (2.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (2.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (2.69%) OPNET
3 6 (1.79%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (17.61%) Oracle
2 37 (11.04%) SAP
2 37 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.48%) Cisco
4 12 (3.58%) IBM
5 11 (3.28%) VMware
6 9 (2.69%) Informatica
6 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds
7 8 (2.39%) Actuate
8 6 (1.79%) CA
8 6 (1.79%) HP
8 6 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.49%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.19%) Websense
10 4 (1.19%) Symantec
10 4 (1.19%) Remedy
10 4 (1.19%) Citrix
10 4 (1.19%) Sybase
10 4 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.19%) Qualys
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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