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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.16% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.04% 2.27% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
49 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.50% 6.84% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 34
Median daily rate £425 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.63 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) FireEye
2 2 (50.00%) Imperva
3 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SOX Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOX Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOX Compliance Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) FireEye
1 2 (50.00%) Imperva
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec