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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.16% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.00% 2.13% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +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
50 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.46% 7.34% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 32
Median daily rate £420 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £160 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.61 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.73% -42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Imperva
2 2 (33.33%) FireEye
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) 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 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Audit Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT Services
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SOX Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOX Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOX Compliance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOX Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) FireEye
1 2 (33.33%) Imperva
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec