The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 70 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.20% 2.33% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £380 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.01%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
122 86 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.91% 8.89% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 58
Median daily rate £380 £355 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £233 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +51.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) GCIA
1 9 (75.00%) GCIH
1 9 (75.00%) CEH
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) NetWitness
3 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (33.33%) iPad
4 4 (33.33%) Qualys
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) FireEye

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CEH
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) GCIA
1 9 (75.00%) GCIH
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) OCP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCAA
3 1 (8.33%) CCENT
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) NetWitness
2 4 (33.33%) Qualys
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) FireEye
4 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) VMware