The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 25 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.60% 1.23% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 11.76% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.93% 10.43% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 16
Median daily rate £390 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £379 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) GxP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Audit Manager
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Projects
1 1 (20.00%) IT Audit Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CLAS
1 1 (20.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) GxP
1 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP