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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 398 363 347
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 41 56 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.05% 2.79% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 59
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £250 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
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
1997 2005 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.68% 8.80% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1392 1606
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £115.00 £59.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +29 4 £463 +2.77% 6
Chiswick - 3 - -
Brentford +7 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £513 -
Croydon - 1 £472 -
Hounslow - 1 £393 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 28 (32.94%) Risk Management
2 27 (31.76%) Finance
3 23 (27.06%) SAP
3 23 (27.06%) ITIL
4 18 (21.18%) CISSP
4 18 (21.18%) Banking
5 16 (18.82%) CISA
6 15 (17.65%) IT Audit
7 13 (15.29%) Information Security
8 11 (12.94%) Service Management
8 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 11 (12.94%) ERP
9 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
9 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
9 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.41%) Degree
10 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.41%) Project Management
10 8 (9.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (8.24%) Linux
11 7 (8.24%) CISM
11 7 (8.24%) Legal
11 7 (8.24%) CRISC
12 6 (7.06%) QA
12 6 (7.06%) Migration
12 6 (7.06%) Change Management
12 6 (7.06%) GxP
12 6 (7.06%) MS Office

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.35%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) FCoE
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.53%) NAS
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) ISDN
3 2 (2.35%) MPLS
3 2 (2.35%) PBX
3 2 (2.35%) PSTN
4 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.18%) Selenium
2 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (8.24%) Legal
5 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.71%) Advertising
7 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.35%) Back Office
8 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.18%) Front Office
9 1 (1.18%) Publishing
9 1 (1.18%) Retail
9 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Consultant
2 20 (23.53%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Risk Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Compliance Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Audit Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Auditor
7 5 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) IT Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) IT Risk Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Risk Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Compliance Manager
8 4 (4.71%) IT Risk Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) SOX Compliance Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) REST
2 1 (1.18%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 5 (5.88%) FMCG
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) CESG
4 2 (2.35%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) AS400
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.18%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Risk Management
2 23 (27.06%) ITIL
3 15 (17.65%) IT Audit
4 13 (15.29%) Information Security
5 11 (12.94%) ERP
5 11 (12.94%) Service Management
6 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
7 6 (7.06%) Change Management
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.88%) Data Privacy
8 5 (5.88%) Internal Audit
8 5 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) SAP Security
8 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.71%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) Perl
1 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) C
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) CISSP
2 16 (18.82%) CISA
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 7 (8.24%) CISM
4 7 (8.24%) CRISC
5 4 (4.71%) CEH
5 4 (4.71%) GCIA
5 4 (4.71%) GCIH
6 3 (3.53%) CGEIT
7 2 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.35%) CLAS
7 2 (2.35%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.18%) ACCA
8 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.18%) CCAA
8 1 (1.18%) IISP
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PMP
8 1 (1.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.06%) GxP
2 6 (7.06%) QA
3 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.71%) COBIT
5 3 (3.53%) SLA
6 2 (2.35%) BS7799
6 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.18%) Basel II
7 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.18%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.53%) NFS
2 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) RSA Archer
2 4 (4.71%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.53%) SnapVault
4 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) SAP
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.88%) Symantec
4 4 (4.71%) NetWitness
4 4 (4.71%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) FireEye
5 3 (3.53%) NetApp
5 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.35%) Avaya
6 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.35%) BT
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) Platfora
6 2 (2.35%) Reuters
7 1 (1.18%) F5
7 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.18%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.18%) IT2
7 1 (1.18%) Qualys
7 1 (1.18%) Sourcefire
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