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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 80 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 18 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 1.62% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.56% 10.84% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 12
Median daily rate £281 £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.63% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £210 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%

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
238 369 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.95% 14.92% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 204 160
Median daily rate £425 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £16.09 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead -1 5 £273 +6.23%
Slough +9 4 £450 -
Newbury - 3 £600 - 1
Reading +11 2 £278 -26.84%
Bracknell +1 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 9 (39.13%) SAP
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) SAP Security
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) MS Access
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.04%) CIMA
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.04%) ACCA
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) SAN
7 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) AppScan
1 1 (4.35%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.35%) GDB
1 1 (4.35%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) French Language
5 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.35%) German Language
5 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Genesys Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SOX Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) UI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Memcached
2 2 (8.70%) Modernizr
2 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Kali Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Mesosphere
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) SAP Security
2 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) BCP
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Secure Coding
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ACCA
2 3 (13.04%) CIMA
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) SANS
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) GCFA
4 1 (4.35%) GCIH
4 1 (4.35%) GPEN
4 1 (4.35%) GWAPT
4 1 (4.35%) GXPN
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) OSCE
4 1 (4.35%) OSCP
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) HIPAA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) GAAP
3 1 (4.35%) GMP
3 1 (4.35%) GxP
3 1 (4.35%) IAS 39
3 1 (4.35%) IFRS
3 1 (4.35%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Corosync
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.70%) Pacemaker
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Core Impact
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.35%) Mesos
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nexpose
2 1 (4.35%) Nmap
2 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) SAP
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Genesys
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards