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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
95 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.42% 7.22% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 46 28
Median daily rate £375 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -36.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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 24 May 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 3 (75.00%) Sun
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (50.00%) IISP
2 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CISA

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 (50.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO27005
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Tripwire