The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 213 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 26 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.40% 3.69% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 16
Median daily rate £500 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
764 922 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.86% 9.72% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 467 530
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 73
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £16.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Surrey +15 10 £550 +29.41%
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £641 +113.75%
Berkshire -1 3 £320 -15.78% 3
Middlesex -4 2 £404 -26.59%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) SAP
2 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
3 11 (20.75%) Network Security
3 11 (20.75%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
5 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
5 8 (15.09%) HIPAA
5 8 (15.09%) F5
5 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
5 8 (15.09%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) CISSP
6 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.21%) Degree
6 7 (13.21%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) IT Audit
7 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
7 6 (11.32%) Internal Audit
7 6 (11.32%) COBIT
7 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
7 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (11.32%) SAP GRC
7 6 (11.32%) SLA
7 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) MS Office

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) MS Office
4 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP GRC
2 3 (5.66%) HFM
3 1 (1.89%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
1 11 (20.75%) Network Security
2 8 (15.09%) LAN
2 8 (15.09%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (7.55%) IMAP
3 4 (7.55%) Junos
3 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.55%) SSL
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.77%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.77%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) LSMW
2 1 (1.89%) AppScan
2 1 (1.89%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.89%) GDB
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 3 (5.66%) Banking
6 2 (3.77%) French Language
6 2 (3.77%) German Language
6 2 (3.77%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Analyst
1 9 (16.98%) Consultant
1 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Auditor
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) IT Auditor
5 4 (7.55%) Data Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) SAP Data Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.66%) SOX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
1 3 (5.66%) jQuery
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) CSS3
2 2 (3.77%) HTML5
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) Modernizr
2 2 (3.77%) SAML
2 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Data Conversion
4 4 (7.55%) Data Extraction
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.66%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) FMCG
7 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
2 7 (13.21%) IT Audit
2 7 (13.21%) SDLC
3 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (11.32%) Internal Audit
3 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.43%) Web Filtering
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) Coaching
5 4 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
5 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.55%) ETL
5 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) CISSP
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) JNCIA
2 4 (7.55%) JNCIP
2 4 (7.55%) JNCIS
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.66%) MBA
3 3 (5.66%) PhD
3 3 (5.66%) SANS
4 2 (3.77%) CISA
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) GCFA
4 2 (3.77%) GCIH
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSP
5 1 (1.89%) GXPN
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
2 8 (15.09%) HIPAA
3 6 (11.32%) COBIT
3 6 (11.32%) SLA
4 5 (9.43%) GxP
4 5 (9.43%) QA
5 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
5 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.89%) GMP
6 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Control-M
1 1 (1.89%) Core Impact
1 1 (1.89%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.89%) Nessus
1 1 (1.89%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.89%) Nmap
1 1 (1.89%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) SAP
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco
3 8 (15.09%) F5
4 5 (9.43%) Brocade
4 5 (9.43%) Juniper
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.55%) Intel Security
5 4 (7.55%) ION Trading
6 3 (5.66%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (5.66%) Hyperion
6 3 (5.66%) Misys
7 2 (3.77%) BT
7 2 (3.77%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.89%) RedGate
8 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
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