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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / London
Rank 359 363 350
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 39 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.97% 2.42% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 37
Median daily rate £442 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £336 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £474 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
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 £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1979 2145 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.20% 10.24% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1425 1392
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £11.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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
City of London -7 6 £425 +13.33% 4
Brentford +5 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 67 (55.83%) Finance
2 33 (27.50%) ITIL
3 29 (24.17%) Information Security
4 28 (23.33%) CISSP
5 27 (22.50%) CISA
6 26 (21.67%) Risk Management
7 24 (20.00%) Project Management
7 24 (20.00%) SLA
8 23 (19.17%) SAP
9 22 (18.33%) Banking
10 20 (16.67%) ERP
10 20 (16.67%) IT Audit
11 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
12 18 (15.00%) Windows
12 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (14.17%) COBIT
13 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (13.33%) Unix
14 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (11.67%) CISM
15 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.67%) MS Office
15 14 (11.67%) PCI DSS
16 13 (10.83%) Change Management
16 13 (10.83%) Fixed Income
17 12 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
18 11 (9.17%) CRISC
18 11 (9.17%) Migration
19 10 (8.33%) Service Management

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
1 14 (11.67%) MS Office
2 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) SAP GRC
2 3 (2.50%) HFM
2 3 (2.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.67%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Firewall
2 7 (5.83%) DHCP
2 7 (5.83%) DNS
3 6 (5.00%) LAN
3 6 (5.00%) WAN
4 5 (4.17%) FCoE
4 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.17%) NAS
4 5 (4.17%) SAN
4 5 (4.17%) SSH
5 4 (3.33%) Internet
5 4 (3.33%) Wireless
6 3 (2.50%) FTP
6 3 (2.50%) LDAP
6 3 (2.50%) Network Security
6 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.50%) WebEx
7 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.67%) Skype
7 2 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) Big Data
1 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.17%) Essbase
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) DB2
3 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.67%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 67 (55.83%) Finance
2 22 (18.33%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.67%) Legal
5 6 (5.00%) French Language
5 6 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (4.17%) Retail
7 4 (3.33%) Law
7 4 (3.33%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (2.50%) Games
8 3 (2.50%) German Language
9 2 (1.67%) Advertising
10 1 (0.83%) Front Office
10 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.83%) Marketing
10 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Analyst
2 15 (12.50%) Consultant
3 9 (7.50%) Administrator
4 7 (5.83%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.83%) Risk Officer
4 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.00%) Architect
5 6 (5.00%) Auditor
5 6 (5.00%) IT Auditor
5 6 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 6 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (5.00%) SAP Test Analyst
6 5 (4.17%) HR Analyst
6 5 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 5 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 5 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
7 4 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
7 4 (3.33%) Technical Design Specialist
7 4 (3.33%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) COM
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) JMS
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.83%) Fixed Income
3 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.67%) FMCG
5 6 (5.00%) Equities
6 5 (4.17%) PKI
7 4 (3.33%) PMI
8 3 (2.50%) CESG
8 3 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.67%) iSeries
9 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Unix
3 10 (8.33%) Linux
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.83%) HPUX
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) ITIL
2 29 (24.17%) Information Security
3 26 (21.67%) Risk Management
4 24 (20.00%) Project Management
5 20 (16.67%) ERP
5 20 (16.67%) IT Audit
6 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.83%) Change Management
9 12 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (9.17%) Migration
11 10 (8.33%) Capacity Management
11 10 (8.33%) Coaching
11 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.33%) Service Management
12 9 (7.50%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (7.50%) Regulatory Compliance
12 9 (7.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (2.50%) C
3 2 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) Jython
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.33%) CISSP
2 27 (22.50%) CISA
3 14 (11.67%) CISM
4 11 (9.17%) CRISC
5 10 (8.33%) Degree
6 8 (6.67%) ACCA
7 6 (5.00%) CIMA
8 4 (3.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.67%) CCFP
9 2 (1.67%) EnCE
9 2 (1.67%) GCFA
9 2 (1.67%) GCIA
9 2 (1.67%) GISP
9 2 (1.67%) GPEN
9 2 (1.67%) GREM
9 2 (1.67%) SSCP
10 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.00%) SLA
2 17 (14.17%) COBIT
3 14 (11.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (4.17%) Basel III
5 5 (4.17%) GxP
6 3 (2.50%) GCP
6 3 (2.50%) GLP
6 3 (2.50%) GMP
6 3 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (2.50%) JSP 440
6 3 (2.50%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.67%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.83%) GAAP
8 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.83%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.17%) NFS
3 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.50%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) WSUS
3 2 (1.67%) SnapVault
3 2 (1.67%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) SAP
2 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle
3 8 (6.67%) VMware
4 6 (5.00%) Cisco
4 6 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (5.00%) HP
4 6 (5.00%) IBM
5 5 (4.17%) F5
5 5 (4.17%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.33%) Meraki
6 4 (3.33%) NetApp
6 4 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.33%) Qualys
6 4 (3.33%) Sybase
6 4 (3.33%) Veritas
7 3 (2.50%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.50%) Symantec
8 2 (1.67%) Maconomy
8 2 (1.67%) Veeam
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