The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 102 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.86% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.65% 8.70% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
248 253 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.87% 9.89% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 142 118
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 3 - -
Reading +17 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Slough +7 1 £160 -60.00% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 13 (40.63%) GxP
2 11 (34.38%) SAP
3 10 (31.25%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
5 8 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
6 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (15.63%) Password Management
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.63%) Validation
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) SAP GRC
7 5 (15.63%) SAP Security
7 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Compliance Management
7 5 (15.63%) Change Control
8 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
8 4 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 4 (12.50%) Qualys
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (12.50%) Data Conversion
8 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
8 4 (12.50%) Data Mapping

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LSMW
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Data Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Security Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) SOX Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SOX Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Audit Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Billing Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (3.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Conversion
2 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) SDLC
2 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
3 5 (15.63%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Compliance Management
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Password Management
3 5 (15.63%) SAP Security
3 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
4 4 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CISA
1 4 (12.50%) CISSP
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) GCIH
2 3 (9.38%) CEH
2 3 (9.38%) GCIA
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCAA
4 1 (3.13%) CCENT
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) GCFA
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) OCP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) GxP
2 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (9.38%) COBIT
5 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (3.13%) HIPAA
6 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.13%) RSA Archer
1 1 (3.13%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Qualys
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.13%) NetWitness
4 1 (3.13%) RedGate
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Virgin Media
4 1 (3.13%) VMware