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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 323 365 322
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -43
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 76 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.16% 2.66% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 40
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £307 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.49% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 - £46.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 - £89.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
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
1825 1881 1645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.98% 7.83% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1331 1150
Average daily rate £450 £471 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.10 £82.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
City of London +14 23 £425 +6.25% 2
Hounslow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 81 (51.92%) Finance
2 55 (35.26%) Banking
3 31 (19.87%) Business Analysis
4 28 (17.95%) Project Management
5 25 (16.03%) Quality Management
5 25 (16.03%) Investment Banking
6 24 (15.38%) ITIL
6 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (12.82%) Matrix Management
8 19 (12.18%) Windows
8 19 (12.18%) Risk Management
9 18 (11.54%) Cisco
10 16 (10.26%) SQL
10 16 (10.26%) Active Directory
10 16 (10.26%) Firewall
11 15 (9.62%) Oracle
11 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (8.97%) VPN
12 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
12 14 (8.97%) Juniper
12 14 (8.97%) CheckPoint
12 14 (8.97%) Information Security
12 14 (8.97%) Sourcefire
13 13 (8.33%) MS Office
13 13 (8.33%) SAP
13 13 (8.33%) Blue Coat
14 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
15 10 (6.41%) Internet
15 10 (6.41%) PCI DSS

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (3.85%) Lync
2 4 (2.56%) IIS
2 4 (2.56%) CMS
3 3 (1.92%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.92%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) CICS
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Office
2 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Project
3 7 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) SAP GRC
2 4 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) Firewall
2 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.97%) VPN
4 10 (6.41%) Internet
5 9 (5.77%) SSL
5 9 (5.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (4.49%) SAN
7 6 (3.85%) LAN
8 5 (3.21%) DNS
8 5 (3.21%) Network Security
8 5 (3.21%) Wireless
9 4 (2.56%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (1.92%) Intranet
10 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.28%) SMTP
11 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.28%) DB2
3 2 (1.28%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Toad
1 2 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 81 (51.92%) Finance
2 55 (35.26%) Banking
3 25 (16.03%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.85%) Legal
5 6 (3.85%) Advertising
6 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.56%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.56%) Billing
7 3 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.92%) Front Office
8 2 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (1.28%) Publishing
8 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.64%) Local Government
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (39.74%) Analyst
2 36 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.46%) Consultant
4 11 (7.05%) Security Consultant
4 11 (7.05%) Administrator
5 9 (5.77%) Security Engineer
5 9 (5.77%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) DBA
7 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.21%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (3.21%) Server Administrator
8 5 (3.21%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (3.21%) SAN Administrator
8 5 (3.21%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (3.21%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.28%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) XHTML
3 1 (0.64%) EDI
3 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.64%) LAMP
3 1 (0.64%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.77%) PKI
4 6 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.85%) Replication
4 6 (3.85%) Clustering
5 5 (3.21%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.21%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.56%) FMCG
6 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.92%) Economics
7 3 (1.92%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.92%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.64%) iSeries
9 1 (0.64%) Open Source
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.18%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) UNIX
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.21%) zOS
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.92%) Linux
4 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.64%) Debian
5 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.87%) Business Analysis
2 28 (17.95%) Project Management
3 25 (16.03%) Quality Management
4 24 (15.38%) ITIL
5 20 (12.82%) Matrix Management
6 19 (12.18%) Risk Management
7 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.97%) Information Security
9 9 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 8 (5.13%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.49%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.49%) Migration
11 7 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.49%) Identity Management
12 6 (3.85%) ERP
12 6 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (3.21%) Security Management
13 5 (3.21%) Service Management
13 5 (3.21%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.26%) SQL
2 6 (3.85%) C
3 4 (2.56%) VBA
3 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.92%) C#
4 3 (1.92%) Java
4 3 (1.92%) Perl
4 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) REXX
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby
5 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) CISSP
1 9 (5.77%) CISA
2 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.13%) CCNP
3 6 (3.85%) CISM
3 6 (3.85%) Degree
4 5 (3.21%) CIMA
4 5 (3.21%) CCSE
4 5 (3.21%) ACCA
4 5 (3.21%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.56%) CCNA
6 2 (1.28%) SSCP
6 2 (1.28%) MCP
6 2 (1.28%) CEH
6 2 (1.28%) GIAC
6 2 (1.28%) GSEC
6 2 (1.28%) QiCA
6 2 (1.28%) GPEN
7 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.77%) QA
3 7 (4.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (3.21%) GPG13
4 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.21%) COBIT
5 3 (1.92%) GAAP
5 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.64%) BS7799
7 1 (0.64%) GxP
7 1 (0.64%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.64%) Basel III
7 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.77%) ProxySG
3 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.85%) ACF2
5 5 (3.21%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.21%) XenApp
5 5 (3.21%) vSphere
6 4 (2.56%) RACF
6 4 (2.56%) Snort
6 4 (2.56%) Squid
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Tivoli
1 5 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.28%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Cisco
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle
3 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) Juniper
3 14 (8.97%) CheckPoint
3 14 (8.97%) Sourcefire
4 13 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 13 (8.33%) SAP
5 10 (6.41%) F5
6 9 (5.77%) IBM
7 7 (4.49%) VMware
8 6 (3.85%) HP
9 5 (3.21%) Veeam
9 5 (3.21%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.21%) Citrix
10 4 (2.56%) Websense
10 4 (2.56%) Remedy
10 4 (2.56%) CA
11 3 (1.92%) Intel
11 3 (1.92%) Lotus
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