Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 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
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 219 245
Rank change year-on-year +105 +26 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 4 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.069% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.16% 0.73% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £463 £469 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -14.77% -8.33%
10th Percentile £406 £274 £373
90th Percentile £532 £623 £640
Central London median daily rate £463 £469 £550
% change year-on-year -1.33% -14.77% +39.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 185 551 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.38% 9.53% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 395 492
Median daily rate £475 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £296 £305 £272
90th Percentile £638 £688 £661
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.16% +26.67%
Median hourly rate £81.00 £17.98 £19.00
% change year-on-year +350.44% -5.36% +26.67%

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
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 27 November 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (25.00%) Icinga
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Serena SBM
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) International Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) Icinga
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) QRadar
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Qualys
2 1 (25.00%) Serena
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware