Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 141 134
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +16
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 23 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.20% 4.62% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 25
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £301 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.42% -20.92% -10.59%
10th Percentile £350 £256 £275
90th Percentile £530 £456 £475
South East median daily rate £470 £416 £380
% change year-on-year +12.91% +9.54% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.70% - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £52.56
% change year-on-year +13.70% -30.56% +16.81%

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 548 498 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.58% 12.56% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 247 348
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £258 £227 £221
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 39 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.25 £14.25 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.25% -33.87% -10.21%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.00 £15.89
90th Percentile £55.60 £36.65 £49.75
South East median hourly rate £25.90 £17.43 £30.25
% change year-on-year +48.59% -42.38% +57.14%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in Berkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +3 9 £450 +65.14%
Bracknell -2 5 £380 +18.75%
Newbury -15 3 £550 -8.33%
Slough - 3 £325 -
Wokingham +8 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 10 (43.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (39.13%) SAP
2 9 (39.13%) GxP
3 8 (34.78%) ETL
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Validation
3 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (30.43%) Data Conversion
4 7 (30.43%) Data Extraction
4 7 (30.43%) Data Mapping
4 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
4 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) SIEM
4 7 (30.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) SAP APO
4 7 (30.43%) SAP MM
5 6 (26.09%) AS400
5 6 (26.09%) LSMW
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
5 6 (26.09%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (21.74%) SAP MDM
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) SAP APO
1 7 (30.43%) SAP MM
2 5 (21.74%) SAP MDM
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) LSMW
General
1 10 (43.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Economy
3 2 (8.70%) French Language
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 2 (8.70%) Swedish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Data Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) AS400
1 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Cyberattack
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ETL
1 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 7 (30.43%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (30.43%) Data Conversion
2 7 (30.43%) Data Extraction
2 7 (30.43%) Data Mapping
2 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) IT Audit
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CISA
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) GxP
2 7 (30.43%) Data Quality
2 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (8.70%) SLA
5 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.70%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.35%) Ariba
3 1 (4.35%) Concur
3 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
3 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Workday