The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 218 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 32 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.94% 3.73% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 23
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£338 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £391
% change year-on-year
+10.53% -13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +57.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% +6.06%
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
813 671 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.71% 7.71% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 301 355
Average daily rate £355 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 29 69
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +1 11 £410 +46.42% 7
Hampshire - 10 £325 -
Surrey - 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 - - 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (30.65%) ITIL
1 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 16 (25.81%) PCI DSS
4 15 (24.19%) Information Security
5 12 (19.35%) Windows
5 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
7 10 (16.13%) Oracle
7 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
8 9 (14.52%) Service Management
8 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.52%) SQL
9 8 (12.90%) SIEM
10 7 (11.29%) Cisco
10 7 (11.29%) PMP
10 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
10 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.29%) Firewall
10 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 6 (9.68%) VMware
11 6 (9.68%) Security Management
11 6 (9.68%) CISM
11 6 (9.68%) CISSP
11 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (9.68%) UNIX
11 6 (9.68%) MS Office
11 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.29%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
4 3 (4.84%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 2 (3.23%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.61%) ATM
6 1 (1.61%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) RTP
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) DB2
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.61%) LSMW
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Risk Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Server Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.84%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Mainframe Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) VML
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) BAPI
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) AS400
1 5 (8.06%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) iSeries
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Information Security
3 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.52%) Service Management
4 8 (12.90%) SIEM
5 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.29%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) Security Management
7 5 (8.06%) Data Security
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Change Control
8 4 (6.45%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.45%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) RPG
2 4 (6.45%) RPG IV
3 3 (4.84%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) PMP
1 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
2 6 (9.68%) CISM
2 6 (9.68%) CISSP
2 6 (9.68%) MAPM
3 3 (4.84%) CISA
3 3 (4.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) CRISC
4 2 (3.23%) CIMA
4 2 (3.23%) ACCA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
4 3 (4.84%) GAAP
5 2 (3.23%) SLA
5 2 (3.23%) QA
6 1 (1.61%) GPG13
6 1 (1.61%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) Snort
3 1 (1.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) Qualys
5 5 (8.06%) ArcSight
5 5 (8.06%) IBM
5 5 (8.06%) Sun
5 5 (8.06%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) CODA
7 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) McAfee
7 2 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.23%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.61%) Verint
8 1 (1.61%) RightFax
8 1 (1.61%) Websense
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