The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 360 362 348
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 77 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.74% 3.21% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 66
Median daily rate £445 £478 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2060 2241 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.07% 9.50% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1559 1616
Median daily rate £465 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £99.10 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +40 15 £488 +14.70% 3
Brentford +4 5 £245 -45.66%
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 £525 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 68 (49.64%) Finance
2 35 (25.55%) SAP
3 34 (24.82%) ITIL
4 32 (23.36%) Banking
5 30 (21.90%) Risk Management
6 25 (18.25%) Information Security
7 22 (16.06%) CISA
8 20 (14.60%) CISSP
9 19 (13.87%) Windows
9 19 (13.87%) Change Management
10 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (12.41%) Service Management
11 17 (12.41%) Unix
12 16 (11.68%) Linux
12 16 (11.68%) ERP
13 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
13 15 (10.95%) MS Office
13 15 (10.95%) COBIT
13 15 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (10.95%) IT Audit
14 14 (10.22%) PCI DSS
14 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
15 13 (9.49%) SLA
15 13 (9.49%) Project Management
15 13 (9.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (9.49%) Degree
15 13 (9.49%) Fixed Income
15 13 (9.49%) CRISC
16 12 (8.76%) CISM
17 11 (8.03%) Legal

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
1 15 (10.95%) MS Office
2 6 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP GRC
2 4 (2.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (2.19%) HFM
3 3 (2.19%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.19%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) DNS
2 6 (4.38%) FCoE
2 6 (4.38%) Firewall
2 6 (4.38%) iSCSI
2 6 (4.38%) NAS
2 6 (4.38%) SAN
3 5 (3.65%) DHCP
4 3 (2.19%) FTP
4 3 (2.19%) Internet
4 3 (2.19%) LDAP
4 3 (2.19%) SSH
5 2 (1.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.73%) LAN
6 1 (0.73%) MPLS
6 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.73%) VPN
6 1 (0.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) Essbase
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
1 1 (0.73%) LSMW
1 1 (0.73%) MSI
1 1 (0.73%) TestDirector
General
1 68 (49.64%) Finance
2 32 (23.36%) Banking
3 13 (9.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (8.03%) Legal
5 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.92%) Publishing
7 3 (2.19%) Back Office
7 3 (2.19%) French Language
8 2 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.46%) Games
8 2 (1.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.73%) Local Government
9 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Consultant
2 27 (19.71%) Analyst
3 15 (10.95%) Security Consultant
4 11 (8.03%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (7.30%) Administrator
5 10 (7.30%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) IT Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) IT Risk Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Risk Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Audit Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.11%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.11%) SAP Manager
8 7 (5.11%) SOX Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Developer
9 6 (4.38%) IT Security Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) XML
1 2 (1.46%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Fixed Income
3 10 (7.30%) Equities
3 10 (7.30%) FMCG
4 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) CESG
6 3 (2.19%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.19%) PKI
6 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.73%) Derivative
7 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.73%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.73%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Windows
2 17 (12.41%) Unix
3 16 (11.68%) Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.65%) AIX
7 4 (2.92%) Solaris
7 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) ITIL
2 30 (21.90%) Risk Management
3 25 (18.25%) Information Security
4 19 (13.87%) Change Management
5 17 (12.41%) Service Management
6 16 (11.68%) ERP
7 15 (10.95%) IT Audit
7 15 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (9.49%) Project Management
9 11 (8.03%) Migration
10 10 (7.30%) Capacity Management
10 10 (7.30%) Data Management
10 10 (7.30%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (7.30%) SAP Security
10 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.57%) Coaching
11 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.57%) SDLC
11 9 (6.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) Perl
3 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) C#
5 1 (0.73%) Java
5 1 (0.73%) Python
5 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) CISA
2 20 (14.60%) CISSP
3 13 (9.49%) CRISC
3 13 (9.49%) Degree
4 12 (8.76%) CISM
5 6 (4.38%) CGEIT
6 3 (2.19%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.19%) CLAS
6 3 (2.19%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.73%) GISP
7 1 (0.73%) IISP
7 1 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.73%) PMP
7 1 (0.73%) VCAP
7 1 (0.73%) VCP5
7 1 (0.73%) VCP6
7 1 (0.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.95%) COBIT
2 14 (10.22%) PCI DSS
3 13 (9.49%) SLA
4 10 (7.30%) GxP
4 10 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (3.65%) Basel III
5 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
5 5 (3.65%) SAS 70
6 3 (2.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (2.19%) JSP 440
6 3 (2.19%) QA
7 2 (1.46%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.73%) GAAP
8 1 (0.73%) GCP
8 1 (0.73%) GLP
8 1 (0.73%) GMP
8 1 (0.73%) GPG13
8 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.73%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.84%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.38%) NFS
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.65%) SnapVault
3 4 (2.92%) RSA Archer
4 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.46%) SCCM
5 2 (1.46%) WSUS
6 1 (0.73%) Control-M
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.73%) QRadar
6 1 (0.73%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) SAP
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) VMware
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.65%) HP
5 5 (3.65%) NetApp
5 5 (3.65%) Symantec
6 4 (2.92%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco
7 3 (2.19%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (2.19%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.19%) Qualys
7 3 (2.19%) Veritas
8 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.46%) F5
8 2 (1.46%) IBM
8 2 (1.46%) Sybase
9 1 (0.73%) Citrix
9 1 (0.73%) Dell
9 1 (0.73%) Niku
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