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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK / England
Rank 466 456 455
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 111 135 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.73% 2.89% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 78
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £37.48 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £57.40 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4061 4665 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.79% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2920 2685
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 178 160
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +79.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.92 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.10 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 44 £433 +1.88% 9
South East -2 33 £388 +1.97% 7
West Midlands +5 16 £375 -20.21% 4
Yorkshire +17 7 £410 +6.49% 2
North West +10 6 £350 -25.13% 3
South West +12 2 £475 - 1
East Midlands +6 2 £400 - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 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 England region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 128 (48.48%) Finance
2 52 (19.70%) CISSP
3 51 (19.32%) SAP
4 47 (17.80%) ITIL
4 47 (17.80%) Information Security
5 40 (15.15%) CISA
6 37 (14.02%) Banking
6 37 (14.02%) IT Audit
7 36 (13.64%) PCI DSS
8 35 (13.26%) Project Management
8 35 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (12.88%) Unix
10 33 (12.50%) Windows
10 33 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 30 (11.36%) SLA
11 30 (11.36%) Microsoft
12 29 (10.98%) Firewall
12 29 (10.98%) CISM
12 29 (10.98%) Data Centre
13 27 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (10.23%) MS Excel
13 27 (10.23%) ERP
13 27 (10.23%) COBIT
14 26 (9.85%) Network Security
14 26 (9.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (9.47%) MS Office
16 24 (9.09%) Degree
17 23 (8.71%) Service Management
18 21 (7.95%) Management Information System
18 21 (7.95%) Cybersecurity

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 13 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.65%) IIS
2 7 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.52%) SAS
5 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.47%) MS Office
3 15 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.06%) SAP GRC
2 6 (2.27%) HFM
3 5 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (1.52%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.76%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Akamai
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.98%) Firewall
2 26 (9.85%) Network Security
3 18 (6.82%) LAN
3 18 (6.82%) WAN
4 9 (3.41%) SSL
5 8 (3.03%) DHCP
5 8 (3.03%) DNS
5 8 (3.03%) LDAP
5 8 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.65%) Junos
6 7 (2.65%) SSH
7 6 (2.27%) SAN
8 5 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (1.89%) FCoE
8 5 (1.89%) FTP
8 5 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.89%) NAS
8 5 (1.89%) VPN
8 5 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.27%) Essbase
3 5 (1.89%) Big Data
3 5 (1.89%) MS Access
4 4 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.76%) DB2
6 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.76%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Subversion
2 6 (2.27%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.52%) LSMW
4 2 (0.76%) MSI
5 1 (0.38%) AppScan
5 1 (0.38%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.38%) GDB
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.38%) WinDbg
General
1 128 (48.48%) Finance
2 37 (14.02%) Banking
3 18 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.06%) Legal
5 15 (5.68%) Retail
6 14 (5.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (4.17%) French Language
8 10 (3.79%) Law
9 9 (3.41%) Investment Banking
10 7 (2.65%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.89%) German Language
12 4 (1.52%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (1.14%) Games
14 2 (0.76%) Advertising
14 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.38%) Front Office
15 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (20.45%) Analyst
2 32 (12.12%) Consultant
3 21 (7.95%) Architect
4 19 (7.20%) Security Engineer
5 17 (6.44%) Administrator
6 16 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.92%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.92%) Security Architect
9 12 (4.55%) Auditor
9 12 (4.55%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (4.17%) IT Auditor
10 11 (4.17%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) Compliance Manager
11 9 (3.41%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
12 8 (3.03%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) Middleware
2 4 (1.52%) XML
3 3 (1.14%) .NET
3 3 (1.14%) HTML
3 3 (1.14%) jQuery
4 2 (0.76%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.76%) BAPI
4 2 (0.76%) CSS
4 2 (0.76%) CSS3
4 2 (0.76%) HTML5
4 2 (0.76%) JSON
4 2 (0.76%) Modernizr
4 2 (0.76%) SAML
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.98%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.92%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.79%) FMCG
7 7 (2.65%) PKI
8 6 (2.27%) Equities
9 5 (1.89%) CESG
9 5 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.52%) Data Conversion
10 4 (1.52%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.52%) PMI
11 3 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.14%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.88%) Unix
2 33 (12.50%) Windows
3 17 (6.44%) Linux
4 10 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.03%) AIX
5 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.14%) HPUX
8 3 (1.14%) Solaris
9 2 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.80%) Information Security
1 47 (17.80%) ITIL
2 37 (14.02%) IT Audit
3 35 (13.26%) Project Management
4 33 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 27 (10.23%) ERP
5 27 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (9.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (8.71%) Service Management
8 21 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (7.95%) Identity Access Management
9 20 (7.58%) Change Management
9 20 (7.58%) Data Protection
9 20 (7.58%) Internal Audit
10 19 (7.20%) Migration
11 18 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (6.06%) Coaching
12 16 (6.06%) SAP Security
13 15 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.68%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.82%) SQL
2 10 (3.79%) Perl
3 9 (3.41%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.65%) C
5 6 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.14%) C++
7 3 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.38%) ABAP
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) Java
9 1 (0.38%) Jython
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) Python
9 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.38%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (19.70%) CISSP
2 40 (15.15%) CISA
3 29 (10.98%) CISM
4 24 (9.09%) Degree
5 14 (5.30%) CRISC
6 12 (4.55%) ACCA
7 10 (3.79%) CIMA
8 7 (2.65%) JNCIA
8 7 (2.65%) JNCIP
8 7 (2.65%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.27%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.89%) IISP
10 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.52%) GCFA
11 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.14%) GPEN
12 3 (1.14%) MBA
12 3 (1.14%) PhD
12 3 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 30 (11.36%) SLA
3 27 (10.23%) COBIT
4 18 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (5.68%) HIPAA
6 11 (4.17%) GxP
7 9 (3.41%) QA
8 6 (2.27%) Basel II
9 5 (1.89%) Basel III
10 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.52%) GMP
10 4 (1.52%) Solvency II
11 3 (1.14%) GCP
11 3 (1.14%) GLP
11 3 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (1.14%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.76%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.76%) GAAP
12 2 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.65%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.27%) vSphere
4 5 (1.89%) NFS
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) ACF2
6 1 (0.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.14%) SCCM
2 3 (1.14%) WSUS
3 2 (0.76%) SnapVault
3 2 (0.76%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Nessus
4 1 (0.38%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.38%) Nmap
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.38%) QRadar
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.38%) zSecure
Vendors
1 51 (19.32%) SAP
2 30 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.58%) Cisco
3 20 (7.58%) Oracle
4 18 (6.82%) F5
5 13 (4.92%) Palo Alto
6 11 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 10 (3.79%) Hyperion
7 10 (3.79%) VMware
8 9 (3.41%) Brocade
8 9 (3.41%) HP
8 9 (3.41%) Juniper
9 8 (3.03%) Blue Coat
9 8 (3.03%) IBM
10 5 (1.89%) Symantec
11 4 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.52%) Intel
11 4 (1.52%) ION Trading
11 4 (1.52%) NetApp
Wokingham, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £14 to £19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago