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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 354 334 324
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 70 82 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.58% 4.26% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 88
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£475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £546 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +157.14%
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
1954 1927 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 7.95% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1319 1465
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% -15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.19 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £96.25 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -9 10 £425 +3.03% 3
Brentford - 3 £450 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 61 (43.57%) Finance
2 42 (30.00%) ITIL
3 38 (27.14%) Risk Management
4 33 (23.57%) ERP
5 31 (22.14%) SAP
6 29 (20.71%) CISSP
7 22 (15.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (15.00%) Banking
8 21 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (13.57%) Project Management
9 19 (13.57%) Manufacturing
9 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
10 18 (12.86%) PCI DSS
10 18 (12.86%) Information Security
11 17 (12.14%) Incident Management
11 17 (12.14%) CISA
11 17 (12.14%) Windows
11 17 (12.14%) Data Privacy
12 16 (11.43%) FMCG
12 16 (11.43%) Data Protection
13 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.71%) CISM
14 14 (10.00%) Symantec
14 14 (10.00%) Oracle
14 14 (10.00%) GxP
15 13 (9.29%) Linux
16 12 (8.57%) UNIX
16 12 (8.57%) Service Management
16 12 (8.57%) Firewall
16 12 (8.57%) SIEM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.14%) MS Office
3 7 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.71%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Firewall
2 11 (7.86%) SAN
3 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.00%) DNS
4 7 (5.00%) LAN
4 7 (5.00%) WAN
5 6 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.29%) VLAN
5 6 (4.29%) NAS
6 5 (3.57%) FCoE
6 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.43%) SNMP
8 2 (1.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.71%) LDAP
9 1 (0.71%) Internet
9 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.71%) DHCP
9 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.14%) QlikView
6 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.71%) DataStage
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 61 (43.57%) Finance
2 21 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (15.00%) Banking
3 19 (13.57%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.86%) Advertising
5 9 (6.43%) Legal
5 9 (6.43%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.57%) Publishing
7 4 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.14%) German Language
9 2 (1.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.71%) International Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Retail
10 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.71%) Front Office
10 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Analyst
2 29 (20.71%) Consultant
3 15 (10.71%) Administrator
4 14 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
4 14 (10.00%) Compliance Consultant
5 11 (7.86%) Architect
6 10 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.43%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Compliance Manager
8 8 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) Server Administrator
10 6 (4.29%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.29%) Data Centre Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) Middleware
2 2 (1.43%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.43%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.43%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.43%) FMCG
3 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) Replication
5 3 (2.14%) Clustering
5 3 (2.14%) CESG
5 3 (2.14%) PKI
5 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.43%) DTCC
6 2 (1.43%) SCADA
6 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.71%) iSeries
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Linux
3 12 (8.57%) UNIX
4 9 (6.43%) Solaris
5 6 (4.29%) AIX
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.14%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.00%) ITIL
2 38 (27.14%) Risk Management
3 33 (23.57%) ERP
4 19 (13.57%) Project Management
5 18 (12.86%) Information Security
6 17 (12.14%) Incident Management
6 17 (12.14%) Data Privacy
7 16 (11.43%) Data Protection
8 12 (8.57%) Service Management
8 12 (8.57%) SIEM
9 11 (7.86%) Test Strategy
9 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.86%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (7.86%) Document Management
10 10 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 10 (7.14%) ITSM
10 10 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 10 (7.14%) Change Control
11 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
3 5 (3.57%) Perl
4 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.86%) Korn
4 4 (2.86%) C
5 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) CISSP
2 17 (12.14%) CISA
3 15 (10.71%) CISM
4 12 (8.57%) CRISC
5 8 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.00%) CEH
6 7 (5.00%) Degree
7 5 (3.57%) GCIA
7 5 (3.57%) GCIH
8 4 (2.86%) PMP
8 4 (2.86%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.86%) MCSE
9 3 (2.14%) CCNA
9 3 (2.14%) CCSA
9 3 (2.14%) CCSE
9 3 (2.14%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.43%) MAPM
10 2 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.86%) PCI DSS
3 14 (10.00%) GxP
4 12 (8.57%) COBIT
5 7 (5.00%) HIPAA
6 5 (3.57%) SLA
6 5 (3.57%) GCP
6 5 (3.57%) GMP
6 5 (3.57%) GLP
6 5 (3.57%) QA
7 4 (2.86%) COSO
8 3 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (1.43%) MiFID
9 2 (1.43%) GPG13
9 2 (1.43%) EMIR
9 2 (1.43%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) NFS
1 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.57%) XenApp
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.14%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.14%) vSphere
5 2 (1.43%) Samba
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.71%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.14%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.14%) SnapVault
5 2 (1.43%) OpenView
5 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.71%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (22.14%) SAP
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle
2 14 (10.00%) Symantec
3 11 (7.86%) VMware
3 11 (7.86%) HP
4 10 (7.14%) IBM
4 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.71%) Juniper
5 8 (5.71%) Sourcefire
6 7 (5.00%) Qualys
6 7 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 6 (4.29%) F5
7 6 (4.29%) Remedy
7 6 (4.29%) NetApp
7 6 (4.29%) Citrix
7 6 (4.29%) Cisco
8 5 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.14%) McAfee
9 3 (2.14%) Google
9 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
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