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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 131 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.57% 3.68% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
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£450 £513 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +37.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £469 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.57% -11.26%
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
364 136 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 6.02% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 85 112
Average daily rate £425 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -59.61%
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 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 2 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 2 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 -6 7 £550 +7.31% 1
Bristol -17 6 £388 -13.88%
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) Clustering
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Lync
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Security
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
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%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
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 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Auditor
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Auditor
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Information Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CIMA
1 8 (40.00%) ACCA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) FATCA
1 8 (40.00%) COREP
1 8 (40.00%) FINREP
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Snort
2 1 (5.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Websense
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
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