Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 223 250
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 15 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.59% 3.29% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 9
City of London median daily rate £613 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.64% +14.71% -2.86%
10th Percentile £260 £409 £382
90th Percentile £775 £675 £570
Central London median daily rate £388 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -20.51% +14.71% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £18.70
Central London median hourly rate - - £18.70

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 941 791 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.16% 11.89% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 627 732
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 15
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £46.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.74% +118.82% +21.43%
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £46.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year -67.74% +105.52% +41.41%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Moorgate - 2 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (13.33%) ACCA
5 2 (13.33%) CIMA
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (13.33%) CyberArk
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (6.67%) PKI
6 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (6.67%) CRISC
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Client Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Master Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Support
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
1 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Audit
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ACCA
1 2 (13.33%) CIMA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CRISC
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) CyberArk
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase