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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / South East
Rank 201 202 225
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 32 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.52% 6.26% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 20
Median daily rate £369 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £507 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £52.56 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +176.64%

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
708 847 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.75% 10.14% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 463 431
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 47
Median hourly rate £15.50 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.36% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -4 12 £275 -32.92% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £338 - 1
Surrey +9 4 £513 +32.25% 1
Middlesex 0 3 £420 -23.63%
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £525 - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 17 (30.36%) SAP
3 15 (26.79%) Firewall
3 15 (26.79%) Network Security
4 14 (25.00%) HIPAA
4 14 (25.00%) Cisco
5 13 (23.21%) F5
6 12 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 12 (21.43%) CISSP
6 12 (21.43%) LAN
6 12 (21.43%) WAN
7 10 (17.86%) Degree
7 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
8 9 (16.07%) Brocade
8 9 (16.07%) MS Office
8 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.07%) Juniper
8 9 (16.07%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
8 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
8 9 (16.07%) Web Filtering
9 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
9 8 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (14.29%) SSL
9 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat

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 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
1 9 (16.07%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) SAP GRC
2 3 (5.36%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Firewall
1 15 (26.79%) Network Security
2 12 (21.43%) LAN
2 12 (21.43%) WAN
3 8 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 8 (14.29%) SSL
4 7 (12.50%) Junos
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (7.14%) IMAP
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.57%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.79%) Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MS Access
2 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) LSMW
2 1 (1.79%) AppScan
2 1 (1.79%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.79%) GDB
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (8.93%) Legal
5 4 (7.14%) Retail
6 3 (5.36%) Banking
7 2 (3.57%) French Language
7 2 (3.57%) German Language
7 2 (3.57%) Italian Language
7 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.79%) Advertising
8 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
1 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
1 13 (23.21%) Security Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Auditor
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) IT Auditor
5 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (5.36%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) jQuery
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) CSS3
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
2 2 (3.57%) JSON
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) Modernizr
2 2 (3.57%) SAML
2 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.36%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.57%) CESG
6 2 (3.57%) Data Conversion
6 2 (3.57%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) FMCG
7 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 9 (16.07%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (16.07%) Web Filtering
4 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.71%) IT Audit
4 6 (10.71%) SAP Security
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) Coaching
6 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.14%) Internal Audit
6 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.14%) SDLC
6 4 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
2 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) CISSP
2 10 (17.86%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 7 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 4 (7.14%) CISM
5 3 (5.36%) ACCA
5 3 (5.36%) CIMA
5 3 (5.36%) MBA
5 3 (5.36%) PhD
5 3 (5.36%) SANS
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) CISA
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) GCFA
6 2 (3.57%) GCIH
6 2 (3.57%) ISACA
6 2 (3.57%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 12 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.71%) COBIT
3 6 (10.71%) SLA
4 5 (8.93%) QA
5 3 (5.36%) GxP
6 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.57%) FedRAMP
6 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (1.79%) GAAP
7 1 (1.79%) GMP
7 1 (1.79%) IAS 39
7 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Control-M
1 1 (1.79%) Core Impact
1 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
1 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.79%) Nmap
1 1 (1.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) SAP
2 14 (25.00%) Cisco
3 13 (23.21%) F5
4 9 (16.07%) Brocade
4 9 (16.07%) Juniper
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
5 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
6 4 (7.14%) ION Trading
7 3 (5.36%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Misys
8 2 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.79%) Virgin Media
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