The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 81 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.091% 0.35% 0.094%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.93% 3.07% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +176.31%

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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
107 163 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.73% 11.43% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 109 83
Median daily rate £450 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £277 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +16.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Data Security
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) PKI
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) ACF2
5 1 (12.50%) zSecure

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) RACF Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Data Security
1 3 (37.50%) Database Security
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Basel II
3 1 (12.50%) IFRS
3 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ACF2
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) QRadar
1 1 (12.50%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk