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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 135 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 5.53% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
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£550 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £291 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £535 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +276.00%
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
296 253 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.51% 8.76% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 151 134
Average daily rate £490 £424 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.69% +14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £181 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.32 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Bristol -1 4 £245 -44.00% 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) ACCA
3 6 (33.33%) Information Management
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (33.33%) CIMA
3 6 (33.33%) COREP
3 6 (33.33%) FINREP
3 6 (33.33%) FATCA
4 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (22.22%) COBIT
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) ISACA
6 3 (16.67%) GPEN
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (16.67%) MCP
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 3 (16.67%) CISA
6 3 (16.67%) CISM
6 3 (16.67%) SSCP
6 3 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (16.67%) GIAC

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Audit Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Information Management
3 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ACCA
1 6 (33.33%) CIMA
2 3 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (16.67%) GIAC
2 3 (16.67%) GSEC
2 3 (16.67%) CEH
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ISACA
2 3 (16.67%) GPEN
2 3 (16.67%) SSCP
2 3 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
2 3 (16.67%) MCP
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) FATCA
1 6 (33.33%) COREP
1 6 (33.33%) FINREP
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) COBIT
3 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.56%) SLA
4 1 (5.56%) Basel II
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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