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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 58 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.82% 2.56% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
71 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.07% 7.64% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 50
Median daily rate £375 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £313 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £558 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.55 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) GCIA
1 3 (60.00%) GCIH
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) NetWitness

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOX Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOX Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) GCIA
1 3 (60.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
1 1 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) NetWitness