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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 228 219 220
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 29 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.40% 5.58% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 12
Median daily rate £413 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £321 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £458 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.75 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
853 1040 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.19% 10.48% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 550 480
Median daily rate £413 £410 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 64
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.24% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £85.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -7 14 £394 -7.35% 3
Surrey +12 5 £550 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £600 +100.00%
West Sussex +2 3 £273 -27.33%
Hampshire +3 2 £375 +11.94%
Middlesex - 1 £413 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) SAP
3 15 (25.00%) GxP
3 15 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (16.67%) SAP GRC
4 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (16.67%) SDLC
5 8 (13.33%) Security Management
5 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) COBIT
6 7 (11.67%) Degree
6 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (11.67%) ITIL
6 7 (11.67%) CISSP
6 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (10.00%) CISA
7 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (10.00%) Project Management
7 6 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.00%) Windows
7 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (10.00%) QA
7 6 (10.00%) Change Control
7 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (10.00%) Internal Audit
7 6 (10.00%) IT Audit

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 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) SAP GRC
2 3 (5.00%) HFM
3 1 (1.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) IMAP
2 4 (6.67%) Network Security
3 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) LSMW
2 1 (1.67%) AppScan
2 1 (1.67%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.67%) GDB
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) French Language
5 2 (3.33%) German Language
5 2 (3.33%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Consultant
3 9 (15.00%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Auditor
5 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) SOX Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Data Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) IT Auditor
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Data Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Security Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) IT Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
1 2 (3.33%) jQuery
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
1 2 (3.33%) SAML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) CSS3
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) Modernizr
2 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.67%) Data Conversion
4 4 (6.67%) Data Extraction
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.00%) iPad
5 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) FMCG
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) SDLC
2 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 8 (13.33%) Security Management
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Change Control
4 6 (10.00%) Coaching
4 6 (10.00%) Internal Audit
4 6 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (8.33%) Compliance Management
5 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.33%) Password Management
5 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (8.33%) SAP Security
5 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.33%) Validation
6 4 (6.67%) ERP
6 4 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) C++
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) CISSP
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) CISA
3 5 (8.33%) GCIH
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) CEH
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) CISM
4 3 (5.00%) GCIA
4 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (5.00%) SANS
5 2 (3.33%) GCFA
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.67%) GXPN
6 1 (1.67%) MBA
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) GxP
1 15 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (13.33%) COBIT
3 6 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (10.00%) QA
4 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (6.67%) SLA
5 3 (5.00%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.67%) GAMP
6 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Core Impact
1 1 (1.67%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.67%) Nessus
1 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.67%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.67%) Nmap
1 1 (1.67%) RSA Archer
1 1 (1.67%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
1 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) SAP
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Qualys
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) F5
4 3 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.00%) Misys
5 2 (3.33%) Aveksa
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) BT
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.67%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.67%) Rally
6 1 (1.67%) RedGate
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Virgin Media