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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / South East
Rank 206 200 228
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 33 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.68% 6.95% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 14
Median daily rate £394 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%

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
705 906 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.21% 10.36% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 501 435
Median daily rate £450 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 38
Median hourly rate £16.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.26% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.95 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £60.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire -3 16 £281 -28.63% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £338 - 2
Surrey +4 3 £483 -
Middlesex +3 3 £420 -23.63%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £525 - 2
Kent +4 1 £565 +10.78%
West Sussex -15 1 £565 +63.76%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 16 (29.63%) SAP
3 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (25.93%) Firewall
4 14 (25.93%) Network Security
4 14 (25.93%) HIPAA
5 13 (24.07%) Cisco
6 12 (22.22%) CISSP
6 12 (22.22%) F5
6 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
7 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
7 11 (20.37%) LAN
7 11 (20.37%) WAN
8 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
8 10 (18.52%) Degree
8 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 9 (16.67%) Palo Alto
9 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (16.67%) Web Filtering
9 9 (16.67%) Brocade
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) Juniper
9 9 (16.67%) MS Office
10 8 (14.81%) Intel Security
10 8 (14.81%) SSL
10 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.81%) Blue Coat
10 8 (14.81%) SAP GRC
10 8 (14.81%) NetScaler

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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SAP GRC
2 3 (5.56%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Firewall
1 14 (25.93%) Network Security
2 11 (20.37%) LAN
2 11 (20.37%) WAN
3 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
3 8 (14.81%) SSL
4 7 (12.96%) Junos
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (7.41%) IMAP
6 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (5.56%) SAN
7 2 (3.70%) BGP
7 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.70%) LDAP
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MS Access
2 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Essbase
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) AppScan
1 1 (1.85%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.85%) GDB
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) WinDbg
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Banking
6 2 (3.70%) French Language
6 2 (3.70%) German Language
6 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.70%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.85%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
1 12 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 12 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) SAP Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Auditor
5 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Auditor
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
1 3 (5.56%) jQuery
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) CSS3
2 2 (3.70%) HTML5
2 2 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) Modernizr
2 2 (3.70%) SAML
2 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) Memcached
3 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.56%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.70%) CESG
7 1 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) FMCG
7 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (16.67%) Web Filtering
4 7 (12.96%) SAP Security
5 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) IT Audit
6 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Coaching
7 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.41%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
1 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CISSP
2 10 (18.52%) Degree
3 7 (12.96%) JNCIA
3 7 (12.96%) JNCIP
3 7 (12.96%) JNCIS
4 4 (7.41%) CISM
5 3 (5.56%) ACCA
5 3 (5.56%) CIMA
5 3 (5.56%) MBA
5 3 (5.56%) PhD
5 3 (5.56%) SANS
6 2 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.70%) CISA
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) GCFA
6 2 (3.70%) GCIH
6 2 (3.70%) IISP
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) HIPAA
2 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.26%) QA
3 5 (9.26%) SLA
4 4 (7.41%) COBIT
5 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (3.70%) FedRAMP
7 1 (1.85%) GAAP
7 1 (1.85%) GMP
7 1 (1.85%) GxP
7 1 (1.85%) IAS 39
7 1 (1.85%) IFRS
7 1 (1.85%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Corosync
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Control-M
1 1 (1.85%) Core Impact
1 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.85%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.85%) Nessus
1 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.85%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.85%) Nmap
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.85%) Pacemaker
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) SAP
2 13 (24.07%) Cisco
3 12 (22.22%) F5
4 9 (16.67%) Brocade
4 9 (16.67%) Juniper
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 8 (14.81%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.81%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.41%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
7 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.56%) Misys
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) Genesys
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.70%) VMware