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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 153 184 181
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.29% 3.45% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 19
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.43% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.01%
Sarbanes-Oxley
London

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
311 493 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 8.95% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 367 468
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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
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 6 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) CGEIT
2 3 (42.86%) CRISC
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) CMS

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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Audit Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Risk Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOX Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOX Compliance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Application Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CGEIT
1 3 (42.86%) CRISC
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) RSA Archer
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