The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
London / City of London
Rank 149 142 181
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +39
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.93% 1.51% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £335 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £415 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +176.64%

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
311 331 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.61% 10.84% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 230 352
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £31.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% +85.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the City of London region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) CISSP
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) CISA
4 6 (24.00%) CISM
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) COBIT
6 4 (16.00%) French Language
6 4 (16.00%) Legal
6 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) ACCA
6 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
6 4 (16.00%) IT Audit
7 3 (12.00%) SIEM
7 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (12.00%) CRISC
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (4.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) SSH
2 2 (8.00%) 802.11
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Essbase
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) French Language
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.00%) Process Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Support
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
3 4 (16.00%) IT Audit
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) SIEM
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) CISA
3 6 (24.00%) CISM
4 4 (16.00%) ACCA
5 3 (12.00%) CIMA
5 3 (12.00%) CRISC
6 2 (8.00%) CCFP
6 2 (8.00%) EnCE
6 2 (8.00%) GCFA
6 2 (8.00%) GCIA
6 2 (8.00%) GPEN
6 2 (8.00%) GREM
6 2 (8.00%) SSCP
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) COBIT
3 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.00%) Basel III
4 2 (8.00%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (8.00%) SLA
5 1 (4.00%) ISO27002
5 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SnapVault
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) WorldPay
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.00%) Maconomy
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Qualys
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas
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