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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 122 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.19% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.06% 3.33% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£306 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -5.40%
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
196 120 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.62% 5.68% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 61 66
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.60 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.50 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 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
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 1 (14.29%) Snort
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Squid
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
3 1 (14.29%) SAP GTS
3 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
1 1 (14.29%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) GPG13
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Snort
1 1 (14.29%) Squid
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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