The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 122 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.084% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.80% 1.43% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +14.64%
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
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
250 280 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.49% 10.96% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 169 133
Average daily rate £425 £373 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.49% +82.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £13.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £45.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 2 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) WAAS
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPLS
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAAS
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) COSO
2 1 (16.67%) GxP
2 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk