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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 358 356 337
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 60 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.06% 3.27% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 67
Median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £558 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
1959 2112 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.01% 9.19% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1495 1575
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £165.00 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +34 8 £475 +5.55% 6
Brentford +5 4 - -
Canary Wharf +7 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £472 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Risk Management
2 22 (25.29%) SAP
2 22 (25.29%) Banking
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL
3 17 (19.54%) CISSP
4 15 (17.24%) Information Security
5 14 (16.09%) Service Management
5 14 (16.09%) PCI DSS
6 13 (14.94%) CISA
7 10 (11.49%) Unix
7 10 (11.49%) Windows
7 10 (11.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (10.34%) SDLC
8 9 (10.34%) IT Audit
8 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.34%) Perl
8 9 (10.34%) ERP
9 8 (9.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (9.20%) Legal
9 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.20%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (8.05%) COBIT
10 7 (8.05%) Degree
10 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.05%) Linux
10 7 (8.05%) GxP
10 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.05%) RSA Archer

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 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.30%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) FCoE
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.45%) NAS
2 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) ISDN
3 2 (2.30%) MPLS
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) PBX
3 2 (2.30%) PSTN
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Big Data
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Legal
3 8 (9.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 3 (3.45%) Publishing
7 2 (2.30%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Front Office
8 1 (1.15%) Local Government
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Consultant
2 15 (17.24%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Security Consultant
4 9 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Audit Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) IT Risk Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Risk Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Governance Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) IT Governance Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Risk Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Security Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) XML
1 2 (2.30%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.15%) REST
2 1 (1.15%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.75%) Equities
5 4 (4.60%) FMCG
6 3 (3.45%) CESG
6 3 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.15%) AS400
8 1 (1.15%) Derivative
8 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.15%) iPad
8 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Unix
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) AIX
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Risk Management
2 17 (19.54%) ITIL
3 15 (17.24%) Information Security
4 14 (16.09%) Service Management
5 9 (10.34%) ERP
5 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.34%) IT Audit
5 9 (10.34%) SDLC
6 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.20%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.05%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.90%) Change Management
8 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.90%) Project Management
8 6 (6.90%) SAP Security
8 6 (6.90%) Test Management
9 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Perl
2 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) CISSP
2 13 (14.94%) CISA
3 7 (8.05%) CRISC
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) CISM
5 5 (5.75%) CGEIT
6 4 (4.60%) CEH
6 4 (4.60%) GCIA
6 4 (4.60%) GCIH
7 3 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (3.45%) CLAS
7 3 (3.45%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.15%) CCAA
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.15%) IISP
8 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PMP
8 1 (1.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.05%) COBIT
3 7 (8.05%) GxP
4 3 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (3.45%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.45%) QA
4 3 (3.45%) SLA
5 2 (2.30%) BS7799
6 1 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.15%) GPG13
6 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.15%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (3.45%) NFS
1 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) RSA Archer
2 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.60%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.45%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.15%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Symantec
4 4 (4.60%) FireEye
4 4 (4.60%) NetWitness
4 4 (4.60%) VMware
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco
5 3 (3.45%) NetApp
5 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.30%) Avaya
6 2 (2.30%) BT
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle
6 2 (2.30%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) IT2
7 1 (1.15%) Qualys
7 1 (1.15%) Sun
7 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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