The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.070% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 2.76% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £420 £475 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +331.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
162 217 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.31% 11.23% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 152 168
Median daily rate £375 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £286 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.62 £13.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% +8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £18.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +88.88%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Pudsey - 1 £420 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Data Security
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (28.57%) Database Security
4 4 (28.57%) CyberArk
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) SSH
6 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) PKI
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) LDAP
6 2 (14.29%) ClearCase

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Security Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Security Technical Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) RACF Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (42.86%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) Database Security
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISA
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) Basel II
3 1 (7.14%) IFRS
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ACF2
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) QRadar
1 1 (7.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk