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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 133 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.079% 0.084%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.37% 0.98% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
253 205 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.90% 8.06% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 140 78
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £190 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 22
Median hourly rate £12.00 £29.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% +43.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.85 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

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 30 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 - 3 £375 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) ISO27005
3 2 (18.18%) Internal Audit
3 2 (18.18%) IISP
3 2 (18.18%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (18.18%) SABSA
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) SAP GRC

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 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP GRC
2 1 (9.09%) SAP R/3
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Change and Release Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Change Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Auditor
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Auditor
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Audit Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Audit Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SOX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Internal Audit
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) SABSA
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISA
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) IISP
3 1 (9.09%) CCAA
3 1 (9.09%) CCENT
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO27005
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
1 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
2 2 (18.18%) Qualys
2 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware