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 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 224 237 226
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 49 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.81% 3.02% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 16
Median daily rate £434 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £319 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £540 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.25 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.01%
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
844 993 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.75% 9.98% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 520 415
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £51.25 £47.50
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 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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
Berkshire +12 22 £380 -7.87% 3
Surrey +4 11 £459 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £453 -
Buckinghamshire +10 7 - -
Kent - 4 £477 -
Hampshire +2 3 £275 -35.29%
Middlesex -3 1 £525 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

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 South East region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) PCI DSS
3 29 (27.36%) CISSP
4 24 (22.64%) Oracle
5 23 (21.70%) Information Security
5 23 (21.70%) TOGAF
6 21 (19.81%) CISA
7 20 (18.87%) Project Management
7 20 (18.87%) ITIL
7 20 (18.87%) Degree
8 19 (17.92%) Cisco
9 18 (16.98%) CISM
9 18 (16.98%) Qualys
10 17 (16.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (15.09%) Security Architecture
11 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 16 (15.09%) SDLC
12 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (14.15%) SABSA
12 15 (14.15%) SAP
12 15 (14.15%) Security Management
12 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (13.21%) IBM
13 14 (13.21%) Smartcard
13 14 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (13.21%) ISO27005
14 13 (12.26%) IISP
14 13 (12.26%) IIS
15 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
15 12 (11.32%) Quality Management

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 13 (12.26%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) FileNet
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
2 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (4.72%) SAP GRC
2 4 (3.77%) HFM
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.94%) DB2
3 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Automotive
3 6 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.66%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) Analyst
2 24 (22.64%) Architect
3 16 (15.09%) Security Architect
4 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Security Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) CISSP Architect
5 6 (5.66%) Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) Data Architect
5 6 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) TOGAF Architect
6 5 (4.72%) Administrator
6 5 (4.72%) Excel Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Portfolio Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.77%) SAP Security Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) EDI
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) CSS3
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) HTML5
3 1 (0.94%) jQuery
3 1 (0.94%) JSON
3 1 (0.94%) Modernizr
3 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (13.21%) Smartcard
3 12 (11.32%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.38%) Driving Licence
5 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.72%) Data Extraction
7 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.77%) Derivative
8 4 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.77%) iPad
9 3 (2.83%) FMCG
10 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.89%) Replication
11 1 (0.94%) CESG
11 1 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Unix
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Solaris
4 3 (2.83%) AIX
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Information Security
1 23 (21.70%) TOGAF
2 20 (18.87%) ITIL
2 20 (18.87%) Project Management
3 16 (15.09%) SDLC
3 16 (15.09%) Security Architecture
4 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.15%) SABSA
4 15 (14.15%) Security Management
5 12 (11.32%) Change Control
5 12 (11.32%) ITIL V3
5 12 (11.32%) Quality Management
5 12 (11.32%) Waterfall
6 11 (10.38%) Analytics
6 11 (10.38%) Business Development
6 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
6 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.43%) Internal Audit
7 10 (9.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) Java
2 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.89%) VB
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (27.36%) CISSP
2 21 (19.81%) CISA
3 20 (18.87%) Degree
4 18 (16.98%) CISM
5 13 (12.26%) IISP
6 10 (9.43%) CEH
6 10 (9.43%) GCIA
6 10 (9.43%) GCIH
7 4 (3.77%) CRISC
8 3 (2.83%) CCAA
8 3 (2.83%) CCENT
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.83%) MCSA
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.83%) PMP
9 2 (1.89%) OCP
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.94%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (31.13%) PCI DSS
2 17 (16.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (13.21%) ISO27005
4 11 (10.38%) ISAE 3402
4 11 (10.38%) ISO 9001
5 10 (9.43%) GxP
6 4 (3.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.89%) BS7799
8 1 (0.94%) COBIT
8 1 (0.94%) GAMP
8 1 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.94%) QA
8 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (2.83%) RSA Archer
3 2 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Oracle
2 19 (17.92%) Cisco
3 18 (16.98%) Qualys
4 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.15%) SAP
6 14 (13.21%) IBM
7 11 (10.38%) ArcSight
7 11 (10.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 11 (10.38%) Intel Security
7 11 (10.38%) Tripwire
8 10 (9.43%) Sun
9 9 (8.49%) NetWitness
10 4 (3.77%) Symantec
11 3 (2.83%) Citrix
11 3 (2.83%) F5
11 3 (2.83%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.83%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.83%) VMware
12 2 (1.89%) Informatica
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