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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 29 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.45% 1.75% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.00% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.93% 5.68% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 12
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £437 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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 29 July 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 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) CRISC
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) GAAP
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
1 1 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) VML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) GxP
2 1 (14.29%) GAAP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle