The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 132 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% 1.87% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £380 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £465
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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
239 214 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.26% 7.86% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 131 76
Median daily rate £375 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 24 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% +82.38%
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 West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands 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
Birmingham +6 3 £375 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (20.00%) ISO27005
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) IISP
3 2 (20.00%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) SABSA
3 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Qualys
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Audit Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Audit Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) SABSA
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) IISP
3 1 (10.00%) CCAA
3 1 (10.00%) CCENT
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (20.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (20.00%) Qualys
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) VMware