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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 119 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 17 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.078% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.64% 0.86% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £394 £473 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £471 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
256 233 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.34% 9.11% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 135 94
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +18.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 - 10 £375 -
Birmingham - 3 £481 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 (31.82%) Information Security
2 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (18.18%) Internal Audit
3 4 (18.18%) IT Audit
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) OpenText
6 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.55%) CISM
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris

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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP GRC
1 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Compliance Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) SOX Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Audit Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Compliance Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SOX Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) SOX Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) SOX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) HPUX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Internal Audit
2 4 (18.18%) IT Audit
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) BPR
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Security
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) CISM
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) FireEye
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Imperva
3 1 (4.55%) OpenText
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec