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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 344 331 346
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 54 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.22% 3.26% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 20
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£369 £450 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +19.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £269 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £718 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £29.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-35.25% +30.42%
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
1676 1842 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.89% 8.43% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1224 1020
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.50 £84.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
City of London +11 15 £185 -58.88% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 59 (43.07%) Finance
2 47 (34.31%) Banking
3 28 (20.44%) ITIL
4 24 (17.52%) Windows
4 24 (17.52%) Business Analysis
5 23 (16.79%) Project Management
6 22 (16.06%) Cisco
7 19 (13.87%) Investment Banking
8 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (12.41%) Information Security
9 17 (12.41%) VPN
10 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
10 15 (10.95%) SAP
11 14 (10.22%) Oracle
11 14 (10.22%) Risk Management
11 14 (10.22%) Quality Management
12 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.49%) LAN
12 13 (9.49%) CheckPoint
13 12 (8.76%) Juniper
13 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
13 12 (8.76%) Firewall
13 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
13 12 (8.76%) Sourcefire
13 12 (8.76%) Dodd-Frank
14 11 (8.03%) Lync
14 11 (8.03%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (8.03%) PCI DSS
14 11 (8.03%) Blue Coat
14 11 (8.03%) Wireless

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (8.03%) Lync
2 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.65%) IIS
3 3 (2.19%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Office
2 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.11%) MS Project
4 6 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.73%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) VPN
2 13 (9.49%) LAN
3 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.76%) Firewall
4 11 (8.03%) Wireless
5 8 (5.84%) IP Telephony
5 8 (5.84%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (5.11%) Network Security
7 6 (4.38%) Internet
7 6 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.65%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.65%) SSL
9 3 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.46%) SAN
10 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.46%) DNS
10 2 (1.46%) WAN
11 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.73%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Toad
1 3 (2.19%) PeopleTools
2 2 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 59 (43.07%) Finance
2 47 (34.31%) Banking
3 19 (13.87%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.11%) Retail
6 6 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.65%) Legal
8 4 (2.92%) Spanish Language
9 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.19%) Advertising
10 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.46%) Billing
10 2 (1.46%) Front Office
11 1 (0.73%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.73%) Back Office
11 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (44.53%) Analyst
2 27 (19.71%) Business Analyst
3 25 (18.25%) Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Security Consultant
5 12 (8.76%) Service Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Network Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.65%) Administrator
9 5 (3.65%) Information Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Junior
10 4 (2.92%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) HTML
2 3 (2.19%) .NET
3 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.03%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.84%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.38%) Credit Risk
6 5 (3.65%) FMCG
6 5 (3.65%) PKI
7 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.19%) Clustering
7 3 (2.19%) Replication
8 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.46%) DTCC
8 2 (1.46%) Equities
8 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.46%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.52%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) UNIX
3 4 (2.92%) zOS
4 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.19%) Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) ITIL
2 24 (17.52%) Business Analysis
3 23 (16.79%) Project Management
4 17 (12.41%) Information Security
5 14 (10.22%) Risk Management
5 14 (10.22%) Quality Management
6 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.30%) Matrix Management
8 9 (6.57%) Migration
9 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.11%) ERP
11 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.38%) Change Management
11 6 (4.38%) SAP Security
12 5 (3.65%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.65%) Change Control
12 5 (3.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.84%) SQL
2 5 (3.65%) C#
3 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.19%) C
4 3 (2.19%) VBScript
4 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.19%) SQR
5 2 (1.46%) VBA
6 1 (0.73%) Perl
6 1 (0.73%) Java
6 1 (0.73%) VB
6 1 (0.73%) REXX
6 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (7.30%) CCNP
2 9 (6.57%) A+ Certification
3 6 (4.38%) CISA
3 6 (4.38%) CISSP
3 6 (4.38%) CCNA
4 5 (3.65%) CIMA
4 5 (3.65%) CCSE
4 5 (3.65%) ACCA
5 3 (2.19%) CISM
6 2 (1.46%) SSCP
6 2 (1.46%) MCP
6 2 (1.46%) GSEC
6 2 (1.46%) CEH
6 2 (1.46%) GIAC
6 2 (1.46%) QiCA
6 2 (1.46%) GPEN
6 2 (1.46%) Degree
7 1 (0.73%) VCP4
7 1 (0.73%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 11 (8.03%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.57%) COBIT
4 8 (5.84%) QA
5 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (5.11%) GPG13
6 3 (2.19%) HIPAA
6 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (2.19%) SLA
7 1 (0.73%) EMIR
7 1 (0.73%) Basel III
7 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.73%) GxP
7 1 (0.73%) BS7799
7 1 (0.73%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.38%) Squid
1 6 (4.38%) Snort
2 5 (3.65%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.65%) RACF
3 4 (2.92%) ACF2
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.73%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Cisco
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.95%) SAP
3 14 (10.22%) Oracle
4 13 (9.49%) CheckPoint
5 12 (8.76%) Juniper
5 12 (8.76%) Sourcefire
6 11 (8.03%) Blue Coat
7 8 (5.84%) Remedy
8 6 (4.38%) Websense
8 6 (4.38%) F5
9 5 (3.65%) IBM
10 3 (2.19%) HP
10 3 (2.19%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.19%) Lotus
11 2 (1.46%) Symantec
11 2 (1.46%) McAfee
11 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.46%) EMC
11 2 (1.46%) Citrix
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