The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 29 June 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)
England > East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 126 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.01% 2.62% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
England median daily rate £456 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +5.49% +1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 - -

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 296 267 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.60% 10.44% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 171 224
East of England median daily rate £420 £413 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +23.50%  
10th Percentile £205 £163 £163
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 46 29
East of England median hourly rate £21.84 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.56% -17.33%  
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.50 £22.95
90th Percentile £44.63 £46.04 £45.26
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -19.64% +29.93%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the East of England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the East of England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the East of England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Bedfordshire -11 1 £500 +5.26%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) Snort
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CyberArk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (16.67%) GxP
3 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) FireEye
1 1 (16.67%) Intel
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) Tufin
1 1 (16.67%) VMware