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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 104 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.52% 5.10% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £47.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-59.57% +108.88%
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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
163 157 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.19% 7.10% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £235 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 22
Average hourly rate £16.75 £12.00 £11.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% +2.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £18.05 £22.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Birmingham - 7 £388 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (27.78%) Service Management
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) BCP
2 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) EdgeSight
3 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) AppSense
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Nessus
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) JMS
1 1 (5.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 4 (22.22%) BCP
2 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) RHCE
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 2 (11.11%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
1 3 (16.67%) AppSense
1 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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