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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 94 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.26% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.31% 2.48% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £410 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +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
153 202 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.64% 10.33% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 131 109
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £16.62 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £19.95 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

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 24 January 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
Leeds +10 1 £400 +3.89%
Pudsey - 1 £420 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (38.89%) Data Security
4 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (38.89%) Network Security
4 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 6 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Database Security
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Law
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
8 3 (16.67%) CISSP
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (11.11%) CISA
9 2 (11.11%) CISM

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 7 (38.89%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Security Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Security Technical Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Software Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) RACF Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (38.89%) Data Security
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) Database Security
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) CISA
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) Basel II
3 1 (5.56%) IFRS
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) ACF2
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
1 1 (5.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk