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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 219 204 196
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 34 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.69% 4.76% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 10
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£425 £308 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -19.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £286 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £373
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.70 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.60 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-37.90% +24.89%
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
725 609 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.82% 7.25% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 288 267
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 52
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £113.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Berkshire +6 24 £425 +38.21% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £425 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 4
Home Counties - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 20 (29.41%) Finance
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (20.59%) PCI DSS
4 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
4 13 (19.12%) Information Security
5 12 (17.65%) Change Control
6 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco
7 9 (13.24%) CISSP
7 9 (13.24%) SAP
7 9 (13.24%) Oracle
8 8 (11.76%) LAN
8 8 (11.76%) WAN
8 8 (11.76%) Citrix
8 8 (11.76%) Service Management
8 8 (11.76%) CISM
8 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
9 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.29%) Windows
10 6 (8.82%) SLA
10 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.82%) Sun
10 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.82%) Change Management
10 6 (8.82%) Security Management
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (5.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.94%) BPCS
3 2 (2.94%) SAP R/3
3 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.94%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) LAN
1 8 (11.76%) WAN
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) VPN
3 5 (7.35%) FTP
4 3 (4.41%) Network Security
5 2 (2.94%) BGP
5 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.94%) OSPF
5 2 (2.94%) TACACS
5 2 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SAP BW
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQLite
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) LSMW
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) French Language
3 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.88%) Automotive
4 4 (5.88%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 20 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Change Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Information Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.47%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) AS400
2 4 (5.88%) PKI
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) iSeries
5 1 (1.47%) Life Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Information Security
3 12 (17.65%) Change Control
4 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.76%) Service Management
5 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) Security Management
7 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Fault Management
8 5 (7.35%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Project Management
8 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.41%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) RPG
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
1 4 (5.88%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.47%) RPG/400
2 1 (1.47%) Ruby
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) CISSP
2 8 (11.76%) CISM
3 5 (7.35%) MAPM
3 5 (7.35%) PMP
3 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) CISA
5 2 (2.94%) ACCA
5 2 (2.94%) CCIE
5 2 (2.94%) CCA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CIMA
6 1 (1.47%) CBAP
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (20.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.82%) SLA
4 5 (7.35%) QA
5 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.47%) GAAP
6 1 (1.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.47%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Cisco
2 9 (13.24%) SAP
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) Sun
5 5 (7.35%) Remedy
6 4 (5.88%) Informatica
6 4 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (4.41%) Tripwire
7 3 (4.41%) Qualys
7 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) McAfee
8 2 (2.94%) Ariba
8 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.47%) Verint
9 1 (1.47%) RightFax
9 1 (1.47%) CODA
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