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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 354 323 292
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -31
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 58 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.28% 4.27% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 62
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£438 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £75.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +45.28%
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
1768 1990 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 8.41% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1431 1252
Average daily rate £461 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £64.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +35.48%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +3 17 £450 - 6
Brentford +2 4 £425 +17.24%
Uxbridge +3 2 £425 +63.46%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 48 (40.68%) Finance
2 37 (31.36%) ITIL
3 29 (24.58%) Windows
4 25 (21.19%) Banking
5 24 (20.34%) ERP
6 23 (19.49%) SAP
7 20 (16.95%) LAN
8 19 (16.10%) Cisco
9 17 (14.41%) Information Security
10 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (12.71%) UNIX
11 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.86%) Oracle
13 13 (11.02%) Project Management
13 13 (11.02%) VPN
14 12 (10.17%) Risk Management
14 12 (10.17%) Dodd-Frank
15 11 (9.32%) Lync
15 11 (9.32%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
15 11 (9.32%) Wireless
15 11 (9.32%) Remedy
15 11 (9.32%) IBM
15 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.47%) HP
16 10 (8.47%) SQL
16 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
16 10 (8.47%) Migration
16 10 (8.47%) Investment Banking

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (9.32%) Lync
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.54%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.69%) MS Project
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.69%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.95%) LAN
2 13 (11.02%) VPN
3 11 (9.32%) Wireless
4 9 (7.63%) WAN
5 8 (6.78%) IP Telephony
5 8 (6.78%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (5.93%) SAN
7 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.08%) Firewall
8 5 (4.24%) Network Security
9 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.69%) Internet
10 2 (1.69%) DNS
11 1 (0.85%) NAS
11 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) DataStage
5 2 (1.69%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.69%) QlikView
6 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) PeopleTools
2 2 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 48 (40.68%) Finance
2 25 (21.19%) Banking
3 16 (13.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.08%) Legal
6 5 (4.24%) Advertising
6 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.54%) Retail
7 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Local Government
9 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Analyst
2 30 (25.42%) Consultant
3 14 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Service Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Administrator
4 12 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Compliance Consultant
5 11 (9.32%) Risk Consultant
6 10 (8.47%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (6.78%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.78%) Server Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.08%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) DBA
10 4 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.39%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) XML
2 3 (2.54%) HTML
2 3 (2.54%) .NET
3 2 (1.69%) Middleware
3 2 (1.69%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.32%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.47%) FMCG
4 4 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.39%) Replication
4 4 (3.39%) Clustering
4 4 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.54%) DTCC
5 3 (2.54%) PKI
5 3 (2.54%) Equities
5 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) iSeries
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 15 (12.71%) UNIX
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.24%) AIX
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.39%) Linux
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) zOS
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) ITIL
2 24 (20.34%) ERP
3 17 (14.41%) Information Security
4 13 (11.02%) Project Management
5 12 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.47%) Migration
6 10 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
7 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.93%) Change Control
8 7 (5.93%) Content Management
8 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.93%) Workflow
8 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.08%) Six Sigma
9 6 (5.08%) Document Management
9 6 (5.08%) Data Privacy
9 6 (5.08%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.47%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
2 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.39%) Korn
4 3 (2.54%) VBScript
4 3 (2.54%) C#
4 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.54%) SQR
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) A+ Certification
1 9 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.93%) CISSP
3 6 (5.08%) CISA
4 5 (4.24%) CCNP
4 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.39%) ACCA
5 4 (3.39%) CCNA
5 4 (3.39%) MCSE
5 4 (3.39%) CISM
5 4 (3.39%) CIMA
6 3 (2.54%) CRISC
7 2 (1.69%) ISEB
7 2 (1.69%) CCSE
7 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (8.47%) COBIT
3 9 (7.63%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.08%) QA
4 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (4.24%) GPG13
5 5 (4.24%) GCP
5 5 (4.24%) GMP
5 5 (4.24%) GLP
5 5 (4.24%) GxP
6 3 (2.54%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.69%) SLA
8 1 (0.85%) EMIR
8 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.85%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.08%) XenApp
3 4 (3.39%) Squid
3 4 (3.39%) Snort
3 4 (3.39%) vSphere
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (3.39%) VMware Server
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.54%) RACF
5 2 (1.69%) ACF2
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.85%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.85%) Samba
6 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.39%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.39%) HP SIM
2 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.85%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) OpenView
3 1 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) SAP
2 19 (16.10%) Cisco
3 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.86%) Oracle
5 11 (9.32%) Remedy
5 11 (9.32%) IBM
6 10 (8.47%) HP
7 8 (6.78%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.93%) VMware
8 7 (5.93%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.08%) Citrix
9 6 (5.08%) Juniper
9 6 (5.08%) Sourcefire
10 5 (4.24%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.39%) Websense
12 3 (2.54%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (2.54%) Symantec
13 2 (1.69%) NetApp
13 2 (1.69%) Lotus
13 2 (1.69%) JD Edwards