The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 63 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.45% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
58 47 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.77% 6.52% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 36
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £78.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (40.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT Services
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SOX Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) SABSA
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) IISP
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
1 1 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Qualys
2 2 (40.00%) Tripwire