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 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 73 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.49% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
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
67 58 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.61% 7.75% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 38
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £237 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £13.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 26 July 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 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) ISO27005
2 2 (66.67%) IISP
2 2 (66.67%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Tripwire
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection

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 (66.67%) IIS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO27005
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Tripwire