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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 144 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.041% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.71% 0.52% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
234 194 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.09% 7.91% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 110 94
Median daily rate £400 £398 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.47 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.80% +85.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.04 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £56.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 24 August 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 - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (20.00%) SABSA
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (20.00%) ISO27005
3 2 (20.00%) IISP
3 2 (20.00%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics

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
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Auditor
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
2 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (20.00%) SABSA
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) IISP
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 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%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Qualys
2 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText