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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 43 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% - 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
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
22 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.93% 12.97% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 10
Average daily rate £300 £363 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £516 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) WAAS
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (25.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (25.00%) COSO

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAAS
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Compliance Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Compliance Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) COSO
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
1 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO22301
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk