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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 447 407 371
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -36
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 136 161 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.39% 4.03% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 112 95
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £253 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £365 £395
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Average hourly rate - £37.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +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
4009 4000 3298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 8.11% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2549 2475 2062
Average daily rate £420 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 186 101
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +7.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.85 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +15.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 68 £450 - 11
South East -14 30 £419 +4.68% 9
South West +20 14 £423 -17.64% 1
North West -7 9 £450 +2.85% 7
East of England +8 6 £363 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire -25 6 £378 +3.42% 1
East Midlands -13 3 £400 +18.51%
West Midlands -8 2 £400 +60.00% 3
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 120 (44.44%) Finance
2 67 (24.81%) ITIL
3 52 (19.26%) Windows
4 51 (18.89%) SAP
5 35 (12.96%) Banking
6 32 (11.85%) Information Security
7 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (10.74%) Project Management
8 28 (10.37%) Cisco
8 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
9 27 (10.00%) UNIX
9 27 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 26 (9.63%) ERP
10 26 (9.63%) CISSP
10 26 (9.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (9.63%) Risk Management
11 25 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 25 (9.26%) Change Control
11 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (8.15%) Management Information System
13 21 (7.78%) Service Management
13 21 (7.78%) Change Management
13 21 (7.78%) Active Directory
13 21 (7.78%) Oracle
14 20 (7.41%) LAN
14 20 (7.41%) PCI DSS
15 19 (7.04%) VPN
16 18 (6.67%) GxP
16 18 (6.67%) Firewall
16 18 (6.67%) Data Protection

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (5.19%) Lync
2 7 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.85%) IIS
4 3 (1.11%) SAS
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.19%) MS Office
3 9 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.11%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.74%) MS Project
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.96%) SAP GRC
2 7 (2.59%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.85%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.11%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.11%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.74%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.74%) BPCS
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.37%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
1 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.41%) LAN
2 19 (7.04%) VPN
3 18 (6.67%) Firewall
4 13 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.07%) Wireless
6 10 (3.70%) Network Security
6 10 (3.70%) DNS
7 9 (3.33%) WAN
7 9 (3.33%) SAN
8 8 (2.96%) IP Telephony
8 8 (2.96%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (2.22%) VLAN
9 6 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.48%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.11%) FCoE
11 3 (1.11%) HTTP
11 3 (1.11%) NAS
11 3 (1.11%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.85%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.48%) MS Access
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.74%) QlikView
6 2 (0.74%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.74%) DataStage
6 2 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP
7 1 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.11%) PVCS
1 3 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.11%) Ant
1 3 (1.11%) PeopleTools
1 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Toad
3 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.37%) AccuRev
General
1 120 (44.44%) Finance
2 35 (12.96%) Banking
3 26 (9.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.81%) Legal
6 12 (4.44%) Retail
7 11 (4.07%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.33%) French Language
9 8 (2.96%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.22%) Spanish Language
10 6 (2.22%) Advertising
11 5 (1.85%) Automotive
11 5 (1.85%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.48%) Marketing
13 2 (0.74%) Billing
13 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.74%) Law
14 1 (0.37%) Games
14 1 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (32.59%) Analyst
2 47 (17.41%) Consultant
3 33 (12.22%) Business Analyst
4 29 (10.74%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 18 (6.67%) Administrator
6 16 (5.93%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (4.81%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.07%) Architect
9 11 (4.07%) Security Analyst
10 10 (3.70%) Risk Consultant
10 10 (3.70%) Compliance Consultant
11 9 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (2.96%) Server Administrator
12 8 (2.96%) Developer
13 6 (2.22%) Network Security Consultant
13 6 (2.22%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.22%) XML
2 3 (1.11%) CORBA
2 3 (1.11%) HTML
2 3 (1.11%) .NET
2 3 (1.11%) Web Services
2 3 (1.11%) Servlets
2 3 (1.11%) Middleware
3 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.74%) XML Messaging
3 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.37%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.37%) EDI
4 1 (0.37%) JMS
4 1 (0.37%) SOAP
4 1 (0.37%) Struts
4 1 (0.37%) J2EE
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (4.07%) FMCG
4 9 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.59%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.59%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.59%) PKI
6 4 (1.48%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.48%) Clustering
6 4 (1.48%) Replication
7 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.11%) Equities
7 3 (1.11%) DTCC
7 3 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.11%) Life Science
8 2 (0.74%) SecurID
8 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.26%) Windows
2 27 (10.00%) UNIX
3 11 (4.07%) Linux
4 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) AIX
7 5 (1.85%) Solaris
7 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.74%) zOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.81%) ITIL
2 32 (11.85%) Information Security
3 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (10.74%) Project Management
4 26 (9.63%) ERP
4 26 (9.63%) Risk Management
5 25 (9.26%) Change Control
6 21 (7.78%) Service Management
6 21 (7.78%) Change Management
7 18 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 17 (6.30%) Migration
9 16 (5.93%) Business Analysis
10 14 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.81%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.81%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.81%) Information Management
11 13 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.07%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.30%) SQL
2 7 (2.59%) PL/SQL
2 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
2 7 (2.59%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.22%) Perl
4 4 (1.48%) Korn
4 4 (1.48%) Java
5 3 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.11%) C#
5 3 (1.11%) VBScript
5 3 (1.11%) ABAP
5 3 (1.11%) VBA
5 3 (1.11%) SQR
5 3 (1.11%) Smalltalk
6 1 (0.37%) VB
6 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (9.63%) CISSP
2 13 (4.81%) ACCA
2 13 (4.81%) CISM
2 13 (4.81%) CIMA
3 11 (4.07%) CISA
4 10 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 10 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.96%) CCNP
5 8 (2.96%) CCNA
6 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.59%) MCSE
6 7 (2.59%) Degree
7 5 (1.85%) MCP
7 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.48%) CCSE
8 4 (1.48%) CEH
8 4 (1.48%) CRISC
9 3 (1.11%) ISACA
9 3 (1.11%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.67%) GxP
4 16 (5.93%) COBIT
5 12 (4.44%) QA
5 12 (4.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (3.33%) FATCA
6 9 (3.33%) COREP
6 9 (3.33%) FINREP
6 9 (3.33%) HIPAA
7 7 (2.59%) GPG13
7 7 (2.59%) GMP
8 5 (1.85%) GLP
8 5 (1.85%) GCP
9 4 (1.48%) SLA
10 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.74%) Basel II
11 2 (0.74%) GAAP
11 2 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.33%) XenApp
3 7 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.22%) Squid
5 4 (1.48%) Snort
5 4 (1.48%) vSphere
5 4 (1.48%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.48%) NFS
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (1.11%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.11%) RACF
6 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.74%) Xen
7 2 (0.74%) Samba
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.74%) ACF2
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.48%) HP SIM
2 4 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.48%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.11%) EdgeSight
3 3 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.11%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.37%) OpenView
5 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 51 (18.89%) SAP
2 28 (10.37%) Cisco
2 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.78%) Oracle
4 15 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 14 (5.19%) Remedy
6 13 (4.81%) IBM
6 13 (4.81%) HP
6 13 (4.81%) VMware
7 12 (4.44%) Symantec
8 11 (4.07%) Citrix
9 9 (3.33%) Juniper
9 9 (3.33%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.96%) Sourcefire
10 8 (2.96%) 3PAR
11 7 (2.59%) Websense
12 6 (2.22%) AppSense
13 4 (1.48%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.48%) NetApp
13 4 (1.48%) Business Objects
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