The first table below looks at the demand for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 78 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.17% 1.45% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £358 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+48.11% +26.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
96 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.18% 9.02% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 35
Average daily rate £300 £345 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.38 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.60 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Sarbanes-Oxley
West Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Leeds region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Leeds region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ACF2
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ACF2
1 1 (25.00%) RACF