The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 134 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.32% 3.25% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
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£425 £513 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +65.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £513 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £339 £396
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% +16.66%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
331 123 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.82% 5.72% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 84 111
Average daily rate £400 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.70% -63.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -10 5 £463 -9.65% 2
Bristol - 5 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Somerset - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) CIMA
2 8 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) ACCA
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) FATCA
2 8 (40.00%) COREP
2 8 (40.00%) FINREP
3 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.00%) Clustering
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.00%) Lync
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Security
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) GCC
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Auditor
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ACCA
1 8 (40.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) FATCA
1 8 (40.00%) COREP
1 8 (40.00%) FINREP
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Basel II
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £710 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago