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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 135 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.040% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.69% 0.46% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
260 216 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.10% 8.56% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 106 89
Median daily rate £398 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.68% +79.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.06 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £120.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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 September 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
Warwickshire - 4 £450 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Smartcard
4 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall

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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP GRC
2 1 (7.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Audit Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Auditor
2 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
2 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) IT Auditor
2 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (15.38%) SABSA
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) IISP
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (15.38%) ISO27005
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
1 4 (30.77%) Sun
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Qualys
3 2 (15.38%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.69%) OpenText