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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 110 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.057% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.87% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £468 £110 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -70.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Yorkshire

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
209 169 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.29% 9.59% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 119 68
Average daily rate £420 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £249 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +36.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £40.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 5 £385 +250.00%
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) COBIT
4 3 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (50.00%) SSAE 16
5 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) CISA
5 2 (33.33%) CISM
5 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) CISMP
5 2 (33.33%) CISSP
6 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Val IT
6 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Auditor
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) IT Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) Security Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) Project Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SOC Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISMP
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (50.00%) SSAE 16
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Val IT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) Qualys
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow