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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 99 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.89% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.67% 8.91% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 5
Median daily rate £394 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £368 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £470 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
247 247 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.11% 9.97% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 141 105
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 £230 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.67% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £21.55 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £38.28 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 - 4 - -
Reading +15 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Bracknell -8 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (39.39%) GxP
2 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (30.30%) SAP
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (18.18%) CISSP
7 5 (15.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (15.15%) GCIH
7 5 (15.15%) CISA
7 5 (15.15%) Password Management
7 5 (15.15%) Validation
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) SAP GRC
7 5 (15.15%) SAP Security
7 5 (15.15%) Change Control
7 5 (15.15%) Compliance Management
8 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
8 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
8 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) Qualys

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 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.03%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (6.06%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) LSMW
2 1 (3.03%) AppScan
2 1 (3.03%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.03%) GDB
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Data Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Security Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SOX Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Audit Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) jQuery
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) Modernizr
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Data Conversion
3 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
4 3 (9.09%) iPad
4 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 2 (6.06%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) FMCG
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Kali Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) SDLC
2 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (15.15%) Change Control
4 5 (15.15%) Compliance Management
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Password Management
4 5 (15.15%) SAP Security
4 5 (15.15%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
5 4 (12.12%) ETL
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) CISA
2 5 (15.15%) GCIH
3 3 (9.09%) CEH
3 3 (9.09%) GCIA
3 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) PMP
3 3 (9.09%) SANS
4 2 (6.06%) CISM
4 2 (6.06%) GCFA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) CCSP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) GWAPT
5 1 (3.03%) GXPN
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) OCP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) GxP
2 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
5 3 (9.09%) COBIT
5 3 (9.09%) HIPAA
5 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Core Impact
1 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.03%) HP Fortify
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
1 1 (3.03%) Nexpose
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
1 1 (3.03%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Qualys
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) NetWitness
4 1 (3.03%) RedGate
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) Virgin Media