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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 328 328 350
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 83 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.51% 4.72% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 41
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£400 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £562 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.65%
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
1839 2056 2141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.72% 8.19% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1438 1459
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.40 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £65.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +36 29 £425 -19.04% 3
Brentford - 2 £249 -
Feltham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 97 (56.40%) Finance
2 47 (27.33%) Banking
3 43 (25.00%) ITIL
4 40 (23.26%) SQL
5 35 (20.35%) Information Security
6 34 (19.77%) Oracle
7 27 (15.70%) Project Management
8 25 (14.53%) CISSP
8 25 (14.53%) Windows
9 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
9 22 (12.79%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.79%) Investment Banking
10 21 (12.21%) Risk Management
11 20 (11.63%) Firewall
12 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
13 18 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
14 17 (9.88%) UNIX
14 17 (9.88%) CISA
15 16 (9.30%) Service Management
16 15 (8.72%) MS Office
16 15 (8.72%) Cisco
16 15 (8.72%) VPN
17 14 (8.14%) Active Directory
17 14 (8.14%) CISM
17 14 (8.14%) Identity Management
17 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
17 14 (8.14%) Incident Management
18 13 (7.56%) Degree
18 13 (7.56%) Financial Institution

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.98%) IIS
3 10 (5.81%) CMS
3 10 (5.81%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) TorqueBox
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) MS Office
2 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.23%) InfoPath
4 8 (4.65%) PowerPivot
5 5 (2.91%) MS Project
6 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.63%) Firewall
2 15 (8.72%) VPN
3 12 (6.98%) SAN
4 11 (6.40%) Intranet
5 10 (5.81%) WAN
6 9 (5.23%) LAN
6 9 (5.23%) VoIP
6 9 (5.23%) MPLS
6 9 (5.23%) IP Telephony
6 9 (5.23%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.49%) SSL
9 5 (2.91%) DNS
9 5 (2.91%) Internet
9 5 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (2.33%) ISDN
11 3 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.65%) ProClarity
3 8 (4.65%) QlikView
3 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.33%) MySQL
6 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) DB2
8 1 (0.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.58%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) JMeter
3 1 (0.58%) JUnit
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (56.40%) Finance
2 47 (27.33%) Banking
3 22 (12.79%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.56%) Financial Institution
5 11 (6.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (4.07%) Advertising
7 5 (2.91%) Publishing
7 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.33%) Retail
9 3 (1.74%) Billing
10 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.58%) Back Office
11 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.58%) Marketing
11 1 (0.58%) French Language
11 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (25.00%) Analyst
2 22 (12.79%) Business Analyst
3 19 (11.05%) Consultant
3 19 (11.05%) Administrator
4 13 (7.56%) Developer
5 11 (6.40%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.81%) DBA
7 9 (5.23%) Network Administrator
8 8 (4.65%) Network Support
8 8 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 8 (4.65%) Cisco Administrator
8 8 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Cisco Support
9 7 (4.07%) Information Security Specialist
9 7 (4.07%) Information Specialist
9 7 (4.07%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.07%) Security Specialist
9 7 (4.07%) Risk Manager
9 7 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) HTML
1 11 (6.40%) .NET
2 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.81%) .NET Framework
3 9 (5.23%) XMPP
4 3 (1.74%) Middleware
4 3 (1.74%) XML
5 2 (1.16%) XHTML
5 2 (1.16%) Web Services
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.58%) LAMP
6 1 (0.58%) Xerces
6 1 (0.58%) Xalan
6 1 (0.58%) Ajax
6 1 (0.58%) EDI
6 1 (0.58%) CORBA
6 1 (0.58%) CSS
6 1 (0.58%) SOAP
6 1 (0.58%) J2EE
6 1 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.98%) E-Learning
3 11 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.81%) Economics
5 5 (2.91%) PKI
5 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.33%) Replication
6 4 (2.33%) Clustering
6 4 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.33%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.74%) FMCG
8 2 (1.16%) iSeries
8 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.58%) Derivative
9 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Windows
2 17 (9.88%) UNIX
3 5 (2.91%) Linux
3 5 (2.91%) zOS
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.74%) Solaris
6 2 (1.16%) Debian
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) SUSE
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.00%) ITIL
2 35 (20.35%) Information Security
3 27 (15.70%) Project Management
4 21 (12.21%) Risk Management
5 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
6 18 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (9.30%) Service Management
8 14 (8.14%) Identity Management
8 14 (8.14%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.98%) Information Security Management
9 12 (6.98%) Security Management
9 12 (6.98%) Quality Management
9 12 (6.98%) Six Sigma
10 11 (6.40%) UML
10 11 (6.40%) Matrix Management
11 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.81%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.23%) Process Management
12 9 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) SQL
2 12 (6.98%) C#
2 12 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.65%) Java
4 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.74%) Perl
6 3 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.16%) VBScript
7 2 (1.16%) Python
7 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.16%) Ruby
7 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) C-shell
8 1 (0.58%) Korn
8 1 (0.58%) Lisp
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (14.53%) CISSP
2 17 (9.88%) CISA
3 14 (8.14%) CISM
4 13 (7.56%) Degree
5 11 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.40%) CCNA
6 9 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.49%) PMP
7 6 (3.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.16%) ACCA
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.16%) MCSD
8 2 (1.16%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.16%) CIMA
9 1 (0.58%) GIAC
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.58%) VCP5
9 1 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) PCI DSS
1 8 (4.65%) Solvency II
2 6 (3.49%) QA
3 5 (2.91%) GxP
4 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.74%) GAAP
6 2 (1.16%) COBIT
6 2 (1.16%) MiFID
6 2 (1.16%) EMIR
6 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.58%) GPG13
7 1 (0.58%) SLA
7 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.58%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.81%) ACF2
3 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.91%) RACF
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.91%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.33%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.33%) vSphere
5 4 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (1.16%) Snort
6 2 (1.16%) Squid
7 1 (0.58%) Xen
7 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.58%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) qmail
7 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) OPNET
1 9 (5.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (2.91%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (19.77%) Oracle
2 22 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.72%) Cisco
4 12 (6.98%) SAP
5 9 (5.23%) SolarWinds
6 8 (4.65%) Actuate
6 8 (4.65%) Informatica
6 8 (4.65%) VMware
7 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.07%) IBM
8 6 (3.49%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.91%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.91%) HP
9 5 (2.91%) Juniper
9 5 (2.91%) F5
10 4 (2.33%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.33%) Citrix
10 4 (2.33%) CA
10 4 (2.33%) Sybase
10 4 (2.33%) Veeam
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £190 - £215 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago