The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 113 107
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.56% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
146 192 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.07% 7.89% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 84 40
Average daily rate £388 £369 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 9
Average hourly rate £31.44 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.65% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.32 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper