Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 November 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 121 215
Rank change year-on-year -49 +94 +33
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 16 3 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.92% 1.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
10th Percentile £455 £426 £274
25th Percentile £494 £456 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £469
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +9.33% -14.77%
75th Percentile £581 £591 £544
90th Percentile £694 £634 £623
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £469
% change year-on-year +2.44% +9.33% -14.77%

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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 548 197 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.87% 10.19% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 129 441
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
25th Percentile £454 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £586 £590
90th Percentile £700 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £535 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +12.63% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 7 (43.75%) Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) IT Governance
3 5 (31.25%) COBIT
4 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 4 (25.00%) Attestation
4 4 (25.00%) GRC
5 3 (18.75%) Social Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (18.75%) Ansible
5 3 (18.75%) AWS
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) International Banking
6 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HFM
1 1 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
2 3 (18.75%) AWS
3 2 (12.50%) GCP
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
3 2 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Storage
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Power BI
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.25%) Dremio
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 1 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) IT Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Audit Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) MDX
1 1 (6.25%) OpenID
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Reinsurance
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) IT Governance
3 4 (25.00%) Attestation
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Data Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) DevSecOps
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
6 1 (6.25%) Storage Management
6 1 (6.25%) Strategic Roadmap
6 1 (6.25%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 4 (25.00%) GRC
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR
3 2 (12.50%) IFRS
3 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) ITGC
3 2 (12.50%) NIST
3 2 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
4 1 (6.25%) FedRAMP
4 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (6.25%) SOC 2
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) CASB
2 1 (6.25%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Netcool
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Qualys
1 2 (12.50%) StreamSets
2 1 (6.25%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) Databricks
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Workday