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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 378 337 343
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 58 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 3.78% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £45.00
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
2148 2299 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.06% 10.17% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1521 1642
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 42
Median hourly rate £18.94 £22.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £13.40 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +4 9 £420 -1.17% 5
Brentford +5 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 73 (55.30%) Finance
2 35 (26.52%) SAP
3 31 (23.48%) ITIL
4 28 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 27 (20.45%) Project Management
6 26 (19.70%) Banking
7 25 (18.94%) CISA
8 23 (17.42%) SLA
8 23 (17.42%) CISSP
8 23 (17.42%) Information Security
8 23 (17.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (16.67%) ERP
10 20 (15.15%) IT Audit
11 19 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
12 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
12 17 (12.88%) MS Office
12 17 (12.88%) Change Management
12 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (12.88%) Fixed Income
12 17 (12.88%) COBIT
13 16 (12.12%) Windows
14 15 (11.36%) Unix
14 15 (11.36%) Migration
14 15 (11.36%) CRISC
15 14 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (10.61%) Degree
16 13 (9.85%) Coaching
16 13 (9.85%) PCI DSS
17 12 (9.09%) Data Migration

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 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
1 17 (12.88%) MS Office
2 9 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) SAP GRC
2 5 (3.79%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 4 (3.03%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.03%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.27%) HFM
5 2 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.52%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) DNS
1 8 (6.06%) Firewall
2 7 (5.30%) DHCP
3 5 (3.79%) FCoE
3 5 (3.79%) iSCSI
3 5 (3.79%) LAN
3 5 (3.79%) NAS
3 5 (3.79%) SAN
3 5 (3.79%) WAN
4 4 (3.03%) Internet
4 4 (3.03%) SSH
4 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.27%) MPLS
5 3 (2.27%) Network Security
5 3 (2.27%) VPN
5 3 (2.27%) WebEx
6 2 (1.52%) 802.11
6 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.52%) FTP
6 2 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) Essbase
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.27%) Big Data
4 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.52%) DB2
4 2 (1.52%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) LSMW
1 1 (0.76%) MSI
General
1 73 (55.30%) Finance
2 26 (19.70%) Banking
3 11 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 11 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (6.82%) Legal
5 6 (4.55%) Retail
6 5 (3.79%) French Language
7 4 (3.03%) Law
7 4 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.27%) Advertising
8 3 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (2.27%) Games
8 3 (2.27%) German Language
9 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.76%) Front Office
10 1 (0.76%) Marketing
10 1 (0.76%) Publishing
10 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Consultant
3 12 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 10 (7.58%) SAP Consultant
5 9 (6.82%) Administrator
6 8 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) SAP Test Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) Risk Officer
8 6 (4.55%) HR Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Compliance Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Risk Manager
9 5 (3.79%) SAP FI Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (3.79%) SOX Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) VMWare Administrator
10 4 (3.03%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (1.52%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) COM
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.76%) J2EE
3 1 (0.76%) JMS
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.88%) Fixed Income
3 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.58%) FMCG
5 8 (6.06%) Equities
6 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.79%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.03%) PKI
8 3 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.27%) PMI
9 2 (1.52%) CESG
9 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.52%) iSeries
10 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.76%) Clustering
10 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Windows
2 15 (11.36%) Unix
3 11 (8.33%) Linux
4 7 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.76%) HPUX
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.48%) ITIL
2 28 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 27 (20.45%) Project Management
4 23 (17.42%) Information Security
4 23 (17.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (16.67%) ERP
6 20 (15.15%) IT Audit
7 17 (12.88%) Change Management
7 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.36%) Migration
9 14 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.85%) Coaching
11 12 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 11 (8.33%) Capacity Management
12 11 (8.33%) Data Management
12 11 (8.33%) Quality Management
12 11 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
12 11 (8.33%) Service Management
12 11 (8.33%) SOA
12 11 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) C
2 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) Jython
3 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) CISA
2 23 (17.42%) CISSP
3 15 (11.36%) CRISC
4 14 (10.61%) Degree
5 12 (9.09%) CISM
6 5 (3.79%) ACCA
7 4 (3.03%) CIMA
8 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.52%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.76%) CLAS
10 1 (0.76%) GISP
10 1 (0.76%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.76%) MCSE
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.76%) VCAP
10 1 (0.76%) VCP5
10 1 (0.76%) VCP6
10 1 (0.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.42%) SLA
2 17 (12.88%) COBIT
3 13 (9.85%) PCI DSS
4 9 (6.82%) GxP
5 7 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (3.79%) Basel III
6 5 (3.79%) Data Quality
7 4 (3.03%) GCP
7 4 (3.03%) GLP
7 4 (3.03%) GMP
7 4 (3.03%) SAS 70
8 2 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.52%) ISO27002
8 2 (1.52%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.52%) QA
9 1 (0.76%) GAAP
9 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.79%) NFS
3 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.52%) SnapVault
3 2 (1.52%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.76%) QRadar
4 1 (0.76%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (26.52%) SAP
2 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle
4 7 (5.30%) VMware
5 6 (4.55%) HP
5 6 (4.55%) IBM
6 5 (3.79%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (3.79%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.03%) F5
7 4 (3.03%) NetApp
7 4 (3.03%) Veritas
8 3 (2.27%) Cisco
8 3 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.27%) Maconomy
8 3 (2.27%) Qualys
8 3 (2.27%) Symantec
9 2 (1.52%) Akamai
9 2 (1.52%) Meraki
9 2 (1.52%) Veeam
9 2 (1.52%) WorldPay
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