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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / East of England
Rank 123 117 126
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 2.17% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £51.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -24.39% +46.42%  

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 236 276 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.87% 11.30% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 168
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £542 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 20
Median hourly rate £21.95 £42.75 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.65% +51.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.13 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £62.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (33.33%) Tufin
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Becrypt
3 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) Snort
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CyberArk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Becrypt
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Tufin
1 1 (33.33%) VMware