The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 126 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.091% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.98% 1.82% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £410 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +176.64%

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
205 274 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.32% 9.67% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 169 144
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.34% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.85 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £25.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +9 2 £410 +6.49%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (40.91%) Unix
4 7 (31.82%) Data Security
4 7 (31.82%) Network Security
4 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
4 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) Database Security
6 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Law
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) Intel
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) ClearCase
8 3 (13.64%) CISSP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (31.82%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) SSH
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) ClearCase
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Security Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Security Technical Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 5 (22.73%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Software Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) RACF Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (31.82%) Data Security
2 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Database Security
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
1 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) Basel II
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) ACF2
1 1 (4.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) QRadar
1 1 (4.55%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (18.18%) Intel
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk