The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.54% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.44% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £700 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +13.01%
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
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.45% 7.84% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 12
Median daily rate £425 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £310 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -62.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) WAAS
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAAS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk