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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 145 153
Rank change year-on-year -36 +8 +86
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 5 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.92% 1.36% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
10th Percentile £523 - £293
25th Percentile £524 £469 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £488 £375
Median % change year-on-year +14.87% +30.00% -37.53%
75th Percentile £607 £547 £500
90th Percentile £633 £571 £568
Central London median daily rate £560 £488 £375
% change year-on-year +14.87% +30.00% -34.78%

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 654 367 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.63% 12.91% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 251 260
10th Percentile £352 £334 £241
25th Percentile £463 £413 £396
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £520 £485
Median % change year-on-year +8.17% +7.22% -7.62%
75th Percentile £650 £616 £575
90th Percentile £775 £738 £638
Central London median daily rate £563 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +8.17% +9.47% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
10th Percentile £19.13 £14.08 £17.96
25th Percentile £23.06 £14.19 £26.75
Median hourly rate £43.50 £17.25 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +152.17% -55.19% +118.01%
75th Percentile £61.94 £22.81 £47.75
90th Percentile £62.28 £23.38 £61.25
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £17.25 £38.48
% change year-on-year +140.58% -55.17% +117.87%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022, 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 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
1 3 (50.00%) QRadar
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) NIST
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Nutanix
2 2 (33.33%) CI/CD
2 2 (33.33%) CyberArk
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) GCP
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Agile
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) International Banking
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
1 2 (33.33%) Nutanix
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Serena SBM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) International Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
1 1 (16.67%) Service Design Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) SUSE
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile
2 2 (33.33%) CI/CD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) API Integration
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Map
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA CySA+
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) GSEC
2 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) NIST
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
3 1 (16.67%) ITGC
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOC 2
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) QRadar
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Control-M
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (16.67%) Icinga
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) CyberArk
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Serena
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow