The first table below looks at the demand for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 23 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.38% 3.52% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 50.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £440 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+48.11% +26.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.14% 7.04% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Average daily rate £450 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £253 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £520 £726
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Middlesex region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Middlesex region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) SAP GRC
4 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (10.00%) GxP
5 1 (10.00%) VML
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) GAAP
5 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CRISC
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) GAAP
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle