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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 157 197 173
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -24
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 15 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.31% 2.16% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 21
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £374 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
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
348 510 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.05% 9.45% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 375 405
Median daily rate £475 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £52.75 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.79% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £15.80 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.95 £55.50 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) CISA
4 8 (34.78%) Information Security
4 8 (34.78%) CRISC
5 7 (30.43%) CISM
6 6 (26.09%) Banking
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) IT Audit
6 6 (26.09%) COBIT
6 6 (26.09%) CGEIT
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
8 4 (17.39%) Legal
8 4 (17.39%) Publishing
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
8 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (17.39%) RSA Archer
9 3 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (13.04%) Internal Audit
9 3 (13.04%) PKI
9 3 (13.04%) LDAP
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
1 3 (13.04%) SSH
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) FCoE
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 4 (17.39%) Publishing
4 2 (8.70%) French Language
4 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Audit Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) IT Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) IT Risk Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Governance Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Governance Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SOX Compliance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) IT Audit
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (13.04%) Internal Audit
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (8.70%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISA
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) CRISC
3 7 (30.43%) CISM
4 6 (26.09%) CGEIT
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) COBIT
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) Basel III
3 2 (8.70%) ISO27002
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) RSA Archer
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.35%) SnapVault
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Qualys
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas
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