The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 471 489 426
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -63
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 158 141 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.50% 3.00% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 89 127
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.17% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.88
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4518 4699 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.16% 9.24% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2926 3059 2880
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 169 196
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +19.04%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 71 £488 +8.33% 9
South East +12 32 £340 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire +10 16 £430 +13.77% 2
North West +1 15 £375 -16.66% 2
South West -10 7 £550 +30.95% 3
East of England +15 6 £600 +41.17% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £375 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +3 3 £419 +19.64% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 85 (31.84%) Finance
2 64 (23.97%) Information Security
3 59 (22.10%) PCI DSS
4 53 (19.85%) ITIL
5 49 (18.35%) CISSP
6 48 (17.98%) Risk Management
6 48 (17.98%) SDLC
7 45 (16.85%) SAP
8 43 (16.10%) Service Management
9 42 (15.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 39 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (14.23%) Unix
12 37 (13.86%) CISA
13 35 (13.11%) Windows
14 33 (12.36%) Oracle
14 33 (12.36%) Project Management
14 33 (12.36%) Banking
15 32 (11.99%) Data Centre
16 31 (11.61%) Degree
17 28 (10.49%) CISM
17 28 (10.49%) Security Management
17 28 (10.49%) Management Information System
17 28 (10.49%) Microsoft
17 28 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (9.74%) TOGAF
19 25 (9.36%) Cisco
20 24 (8.99%) ERP
20 24 (8.99%) GxP
21 23 (8.61%) Perl
22 22 (8.24%) Shell Script

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (4.49%) IIS
1 12 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.12%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.75%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.37%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.37%) IaaS
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
1 1 (0.37%) PaaS
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
1 1 (0.37%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (2.62%) Firewall
4 6 (2.25%) SAN
5 5 (1.87%) Network Security
6 4 (1.50%) DNS
6 4 (1.50%) Internet
7 3 (1.12%) FCoE
7 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.12%) LAN
7 3 (1.12%) MPLS
7 3 (1.12%) NAS
7 3 (1.12%) WAN
8 2 (0.75%) FTP
8 2 (0.75%) ISDN
8 2 (0.75%) LDAP
8 2 (0.75%) PBX
8 2 (0.75%) PSTN
8 2 (0.75%) SSH
9 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.12%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.37%) Selenium
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (31.84%) Finance
2 33 (12.36%) Banking
3 21 (7.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.75%) Law
4 10 (3.75%) Legal
4 10 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.50%) Automotive
8 4 (1.50%) Back Office
8 4 (1.50%) Publishing
9 3 (1.12%) Marketing
10 2 (0.75%) Front Office
10 2 (0.75%) Retail
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (22.47%) Analyst
2 45 (16.85%) Consultant
3 29 (10.86%) Security Consultant
4 28 (10.49%) Architect
5 22 (8.24%) Security Architect
6 16 (5.99%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (5.62%) IT Manager
7 15 (5.62%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.87%) Audit Analyst
8 13 (4.87%) Configuration Manager
8 13 (4.87%) IT Analyst
8 13 (4.87%) Risk Analyst
8 13 (4.87%) Security Manager
8 13 (4.87%) Software Configuration Manager
8 13 (4.87%) Software Manager
9 12 (4.49%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.12%) SOX Analyst
11 10 (3.75%) CISSP Architect
11 10 (3.75%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (3.75%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) EDI
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (0.75%) XML
2 2 (0.75%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.37%) REST
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.99%) Data Centre
3 28 (10.49%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.87%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (4.87%) Smartcard
5 12 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.12%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.75%) FMCG
8 8 (3.00%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.25%) Equities
9 6 (2.25%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.87%) CESG
10 5 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.87%) iPad
10 5 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.12%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.12%) Replication
12 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.23%) Unix
2 35 (13.11%) Windows
3 20 (7.49%) AIX
4 15 (5.62%) Linux
5 7 (2.62%) Solaris
6 6 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.97%) Information Security
2 53 (19.85%) ITIL
3 48 (17.98%) Risk Management
3 48 (17.98%) SDLC
4 43 (16.10%) Service Management
5 33 (12.36%) Project Management
6 28 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (10.49%) Security Management
7 26 (9.74%) TOGAF
8 24 (8.99%) ERP
9 22 (8.24%) Change Management
9 22 (8.24%) Translating Business Requirements
10 21 (7.87%) Incident Management
11 19 (7.12%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (7.12%) Configuration Management
11 19 (7.12%) SABSA
12 18 (6.74%) Change Control
12 18 (6.74%) IT Audit
12 18 (6.74%) PRINCE2
12 18 (6.74%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.61%) Perl
2 22 (8.24%) Shell Script
3 18 (6.74%) SQL
4 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.12%) Java
6 2 (0.75%) C#
6 2 (0.75%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Python
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (18.35%) CISSP
2 37 (13.86%) CISA
3 31 (11.61%) Degree
4 28 (10.49%) CISM
5 13 (4.87%) CRISC
6 12 (4.49%) IISP
7 10 (3.75%) CEH
7 10 (3.75%) GCIA
7 10 (3.75%) GCIH
8 7 (2.62%) CGEIT
8 7 (2.62%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.62%) PMP
9 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.87%) CCAA
10 5 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.87%) CLAS
10 5 (1.87%) ISSAP
10 5 (1.87%) MCSA
11 4 (1.50%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (22.10%) PCI DSS
2 42 (15.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (8.99%) GxP
4 19 (7.12%) COBIT
5 13 (4.87%) ISO27005
6 10 (3.75%) ISAE 3402
7 9 (3.37%) ISO 9001
8 8 (3.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (3.00%) SLA
9 6 (2.25%) QA
10 5 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (1.87%) JSP 440
11 4 (1.50%) BS7799
12 3 (1.12%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.75%) GCP
13 2 (0.75%) GLP
13 2 (0.75%) GMP
13 2 (0.75%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.37%) Basel II
14 1 (0.37%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.50%) ACF2
2 4 (1.50%) RACF
2 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.12%) NFS
3 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) RSA Archer
2 8 (3.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.50%) zSecure
6 3 (1.12%) SnapVault
7 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.75%) Control-M
7 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.37%) Nessus
8 1 (0.37%) QRadar
8 1 (0.37%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.37%) SCCM
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (16.85%) SAP
2 33 (12.36%) Oracle
3 28 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.36%) Cisco
5 18 (6.74%) Qualys
6 15 (5.62%) Intel Security
7 12 (4.49%) IBM
8 10 (3.75%) Symantec
9 9 (3.37%) ArcSight
9 9 (3.37%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (3.37%) Sun
9 9 (3.37%) Tripwire
9 9 (3.37%) VMware
10 8 (3.00%) NetWitness
10 8 (3.00%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.62%) F5
12 6 (2.25%) Citrix
13 5 (1.87%) CA
13 5 (1.87%) FireEye
13 5 (1.87%) Sourcefire
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day Initial 3 Month Contract - likely extended
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Rate: From £190 to £210 per day 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £441 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago