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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 478 434 469
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +35
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 147 192 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.09% 3.78% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 136 100
Median daily rate £438 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
4751 5086 4972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.59% 9.66% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3118 3159 3142
Median daily rate £425 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 209 221
Median hourly rate £28.15 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 0 74 £440 +2.92% 17
South East -14 29 £413 +8.55% 3
Yorkshire - 16 £436 - 1
West Midlands -20 9 £350 - 2
East of England +5 5 - - 1
East Midlands -10 5 £494 +36.20%
South West +16 2 £381 +45.23%
North West -12 2 - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 140 (45.60%) Finance
2 71 (23.13%) SAP
3 62 (20.20%) ITIL
4 53 (17.26%) Information Security
4 53 (17.26%) Windows
5 52 (16.94%) Service Management
6 51 (16.61%) Unix
7 50 (16.29%) SDLC
8 49 (15.96%) Banking
9 45 (14.66%) CISSP
10 43 (14.01%) Risk Management
10 43 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (13.36%) CISA
11 41 (13.36%) Project Management
11 41 (13.36%) PCI DSS
12 39 (12.70%) Data Centre
13 34 (11.07%) Change Management
13 34 (11.07%) Perl
14 33 (10.75%) COBIT
14 33 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (10.75%) IT Audit
15 31 (10.10%) GxP
16 30 (9.77%) Configuration Management
16 30 (9.77%) Degree
17 29 (9.45%) Shell Script
17 29 (9.45%) CISM
17 29 (9.45%) Capacity Planning
18 28 (9.12%) Translating Business Requirements
18 28 (9.12%) ERP
18 28 (9.12%) AIX

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 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.61%) IIS
4 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.19%) MS Office
3 13 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (8.47%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.95%) HFM
3 5 (1.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 5 (1.63%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.98%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.65%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.33%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.51%) Firewall
2 9 (2.93%) LDAP
2 9 (2.93%) Network Security
3 8 (2.61%) DNS
3 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.28%) SAN
4 7 (2.28%) SSH
5 6 (1.95%) FTP
5 6 (1.95%) VPN
6 5 (1.63%) DHCP
6 5 (1.63%) FCoE
6 5 (1.63%) iSCSI
6 5 (1.63%) LAN
6 5 (1.63%) NAS
6 5 (1.63%) WAN
7 4 (1.30%) IMAP
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.65%) Intranet
9 2 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.28%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.63%) Essbase
5 4 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.98%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.65%) GIS
7 2 (0.65%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.26%) ClearCase
2 8 (2.61%) Subversion
3 7 (2.28%) LSMW
4 5 (1.63%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.33%) AppScan
5 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.33%) GDB
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.33%) WinDbg
General
1 140 (45.60%) Finance
2 49 (15.96%) Banking
3 23 (7.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 19 (6.19%) Law
5 18 (5.86%) Legal
6 16 (5.21%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.58%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.26%) French Language
8 10 (3.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.30%) Publishing
9 4 (1.30%) Retail
10 3 (0.98%) Back Office
10 3 (0.98%) Front Office
10 3 (0.98%) German Language
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (19.87%) Analyst
2 55 (17.92%) Consultant
3 27 (8.79%) Security Consultant
4 26 (8.47%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (7.49%) Configuration Manager
5 23 (7.49%) Software Configuration Manager
5 23 (7.49%) Software Manager
6 19 (6.19%) Administrator
7 16 (5.21%) IT Manager
7 16 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.89%) Architect
8 15 (4.89%) SOX Analyst
9 13 (4.23%) IT Analyst
9 13 (4.23%) Risk Analyst
9 13 (4.23%) Security Manager
10 12 (3.91%) SAP Security Consultant
10 12 (3.91%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.58%) Audit Analyst
11 11 (3.58%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (3.58%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.63%) Middleware
2 3 (0.98%) XML
3 2 (0.65%) HTML
3 2 (0.65%) jQuery
3 2 (0.65%) SAML
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (0.65%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.33%) BAPI
4 1 (0.33%) CSS3
4 1 (0.33%) HTML5
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) JSON
4 1 (0.33%) Modernizr
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.54%) Fixed Income
3 17 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.58%) FMCG
5 10 (3.26%) Equities
6 7 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.28%) PKI
7 6 (1.95%) Data Conversion
7 6 (1.95%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) CESG
9 3 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.98%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.98%) iPad
9 3 (0.98%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.26%) Windows
2 51 (16.61%) Unix
3 28 (9.12%) AIX
4 25 (8.14%) Linux
5 13 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.65%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.20%) ITIL
2 53 (17.26%) Information Security
3 52 (16.94%) Service Management
4 50 (16.29%) SDLC
5 43 (14.01%) Risk Management
6 41 (13.36%) Project Management
7 34 (11.07%) Change Management
8 33 (10.75%) IT Audit
8 33 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (9.77%) Configuration Management
10 29 (9.45%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (9.12%) ERP
11 28 (9.12%) Translating Business Requirements
12 23 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (6.51%) Coaching
13 20 (6.51%) Migration
13 20 (6.51%) SAP Security
14 18 (5.86%) PRINCE2
15 17 (5.54%) Internal Audit
15 17 (5.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.07%) Perl
2 29 (9.45%) Shell Script
3 26 (8.47%) SQL
4 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.98%) C
6 2 (0.65%) C#
6 2 (0.65%) Java
6 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.65%) Python
6 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) Jython
7 1 (0.33%) PHP
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (14.66%) CISSP
2 41 (13.36%) CISA
3 30 (9.77%) Degree
4 29 (9.45%) CISM
5 19 (6.19%) CRISC
6 6 (1.95%) IISP
6 6 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.95%) PMP
7 5 (1.63%) CGEIT
7 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.63%) GCIH
8 4 (1.30%) CCNP
8 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.98%) CCNA
9 3 (0.98%) CEH
9 3 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.98%) CLAS
9 3 (0.98%) GCIA
9 3 (0.98%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.36%) PCI DSS
2 33 (10.75%) COBIT
3 31 (10.10%) GxP
4 26 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (7.82%) SLA
6 11 (3.58%) Data Quality
7 10 (3.26%) QA
8 9 (2.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (1.63%) Basel III
9 5 (1.63%) SAS 70
10 4 (1.30%) HIPAA
10 4 (1.30%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.98%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.98%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.98%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.65%) GCP
12 2 (0.65%) GMP
12 2 (0.65%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.65%) ISO27005
System Software
1 13 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.28%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.63%) ACF2
4 5 (1.63%) NFS
4 5 (1.63%) RACF
5 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.65%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.63%) RSA Archer
2 5 (1.63%) zSecure
3 4 (1.30%) SnapVault
4 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.65%) Control-M
5 2 (0.65%) SCCM
5 2 (0.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.33%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.33%) Nmap
6 1 (0.33%) QRadar
6 1 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 71 (23.13%) SAP
2 25 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.17%) Oracle
4 10 (3.26%) Cisco
5 9 (2.93%) Hyperion
5 9 (2.93%) Qualys
5 9 (2.93%) VMware
6 8 (2.61%) IBM
7 7 (2.28%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (1.95%) Sun
9 5 (1.63%) CA
9 5 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.63%) F5
9 5 (1.63%) HP
9 5 (1.63%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.63%) Symantec
10 4 (1.30%) NetApp
10 4 (1.30%) Sybase
11 3 (0.98%) Misys
11 3 (0.98%) Veritas
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