The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 339 317 325
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 81 117 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.22% 5.56% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 101 52
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£400 £475 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1921 2103 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.37% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1460 1465
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.00
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 London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 32 £400 -23.80% 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 93 (55.69%) Finance
2 52 (31.14%) Banking
3 40 (23.95%) ITIL
4 33 (19.76%) Oracle
5 30 (17.96%) SQL
6 29 (17.37%) Information Security
7 28 (16.77%) Project Management
8 26 (15.57%) Investment Banking
9 24 (14.37%) Windows
10 23 (13.77%) Risk Management
10 23 (13.77%) Business Analysis
11 22 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (12.57%) Firewall
13 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
14 18 (10.78%) Active Directory
14 18 (10.78%) CISSP
15 17 (10.18%) Cisco
15 17 (10.18%) MS Office
16 16 (9.58%) Service Management
16 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
16 16 (9.58%) VPN
17 15 (8.98%) Quality Management
17 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (8.38%) UNIX
19 13 (7.78%) Identity Management
19 13 (7.78%) Matrix Management
20 12 (7.19%) Incident Management
20 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
20 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
20 12 (7.19%) TCP/IP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.99%) IIS
3 6 (3.59%) CMS
3 6 (3.59%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Lync
6 1 (0.60%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) MS Office
2 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.59%) InfoPath
4 4 (2.40%) MS Project
4 4 (2.40%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) Firewall
2 16 (9.58%) VPN
3 12 (7.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.19%) SAN
4 9 (5.39%) LAN
5 8 (4.79%) WAN
5 8 (4.79%) SSL
5 8 (4.79%) Internet
5 8 (4.79%) IP Telephony
5 8 (4.79%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (4.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (4.19%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (4.19%) MPLS
6 7 (4.19%) VoIP
7 6 (3.59%) Intranet
8 5 (2.99%) DNS
9 4 (2.40%) ISDN
9 4 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.40%) Network Security
10 3 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.40%) ProClarity
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.40%) QlikView
4 3 (1.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 93 (55.69%) Finance
2 52 (31.14%) Banking
3 26 (15.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Advertising
5 6 (3.59%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.40%) Retail
8 3 (1.80%) Publishing
8 3 (1.80%) Legal
8 3 (1.80%) Front Office
9 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.20%) Billing
9 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (28.14%) Analyst
2 30 (17.96%) Business Analyst
3 19 (11.38%) Consultant
4 17 (10.18%) Administrator
5 10 (5.99%) DBA
6 9 (5.39%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.79%) Developer
7 8 (4.79%) Risk Manager
8 7 (4.19%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Network Support
8 7 (4.19%) Network Administrator
8 7 (4.19%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Security Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) IT Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) Cisco Administrator
9 6 (3.59%) Cisco Support
9 6 (3.59%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (2.99%) SAN Administrator
10 5 (2.99%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) XMPP
1 7 (4.19%) HTML
1 7 (4.19%) .NET
2 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.59%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.40%) XML
4 3 (1.80%) Middleware
4 3 (1.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) LAMP
5 1 (0.60%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) J2EE
5 1 (0.60%) EDI
5 1 (0.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.79%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.79%) PKI
4 6 (3.59%) E-Learning
4 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.99%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.99%) Economics
5 5 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.99%) Replication
5 5 (2.99%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.40%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.80%) FMCG
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.20%) iSeries
9 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Windows
2 14 (8.38%) UNIX
3 6 (3.59%) zOS
4 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.80%) Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) ITIL
2 29 (17.37%) Information Security
3 28 (16.77%) Project Management
4 23 (13.77%) Risk Management
4 23 (13.77%) Business Analysis
5 22 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.58%) Service Management
7 15 (8.98%) Quality Management
8 13 (7.78%) Identity Management
8 13 (7.78%) Matrix Management
9 12 (7.19%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.39%) Process Management
11 9 (5.39%) Six Sigma
12 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.19%) Change Control
13 7 (4.19%) Analytics
13 7 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.19%) UML
13 7 (4.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.96%) SQL
2 9 (5.39%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.79%) C#
4 7 (4.19%) C
4 7 (4.19%) Java
5 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.40%) VBA
6 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.20%) VBScript
8 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) REXX
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) CISSP
2 11 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.99%) CISA
4 9 (5.39%) CCNA
5 7 (4.19%) Degree
5 7 (4.19%) CISM
5 7 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.59%) PMP
6 6 (3.59%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.40%) CCNP
8 2 (1.20%) CCSE
9 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.60%) GPEN
9 1 (0.60%) GSEC
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.60%) CEH
9 1 (0.60%) GIAC
9 1 (0.60%) CIMA
9 1 (0.60%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.40%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.40%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) GAAP
3 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.20%) GPG13
3 2 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) Basel III
4 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.59%) ACF2
3 8 (4.79%) ProxySG
4 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.59%) RACF
6 5 (2.99%) XenApp
6 5 (2.99%) vSphere
6 5 (2.99%) VMware Server
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.20%) Snort
7 2 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (4.19%) OPNET
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (2.99%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.99%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.60%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (19.76%) Oracle
2 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.18%) Cisco
4 11 (6.59%) SAP
5 10 (5.99%) CheckPoint
5 10 (5.99%) Blue Coat
6 9 (5.39%) Sourcefire
6 9 (5.39%) Juniper
7 8 (4.79%) IBM
7 8 (4.79%) F5
8 7 (4.19%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.19%) VMware
9 5 (2.99%) Veeam
9 5 (2.99%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.99%) Citrix
9 5 (2.99%) CA
9 5 (2.99%) HP
10 4 (2.40%) Informatica
10 4 (2.40%) Actuate
11 3 (1.80%) Altiris
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