The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 129 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.32% 3.67% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £340 £474 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +8.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
303 300 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.34% 9.59% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 184 230
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 32
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £22.60 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol -3 3 £340 +17.24% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (44.44%) Threat Management
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) SSAE 16
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) COSO
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) CRISC

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Malware Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Product Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Audit Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Threat Management
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CRISC
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SSAE 16
2 1 (11.11%) Basel II
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) COSO
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata