Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 May 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 625 584
Rank change year-on-year +2 -41 -8
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 237 177 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.07% 1.82% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 104 155
England median daily rate £463 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -1.73% +8.13%
10th Percentile £265 £266 £270
90th Percentile £675 £565 £538
UK median daily rate £458 £425 £434
% change year-on-year +7.65% -2.07% +8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -26.19% +150.00%
10th Percentile £30.40 £13.24 £19.70
90th Percentile £66.00 £52.55 £55.90
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year +13.55% -26.19% +89.19%

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,456 9,743 11,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.44% 11.60% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,438 6,356 7,196
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £238
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 327 383
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -5.85% +8.74%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.90 £11.14
90th Percentile £54.44 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.81
% change year-on-year - -5.49% +14.73%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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
London -35 86 £500 +6.95% 15
South East +12 79 £470 +21.29% 8
North of England +14 34 £300 -27.05% 3
Midlands -10 22 £350 -6.67% 13
Yorkshire +9 21 £288 -42.21% 1
West Midlands -13 15 £388 +3.33% 11
North West -15 11 £438 +9.03% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £98 -75.63% 2
East of England -1 6 £375 -16.67% 3
South West -3 4 £491 +31.00%
North East - 2 £225 - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 103 (43.46%) Finance
2 57 (24.05%) Windows
3 55 (23.21%) Information Security
4 51 (21.52%) SAP
5 49 (20.68%) PCI DSS
6 45 (18.99%) CISSP
7 44 (18.57%) ITIL
8 43 (18.14%) Management Information System
9 42 (17.72%) Oracle
10 39 (16.46%) GDPR
11 36 (15.19%) Data Centre
12 34 (14.35%) Change Management
13 33 (13.92%) Firewall
14 32 (13.50%) Degree
15 30 (12.66%) Unix
16 29 (12.24%) COBIT
17 28 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (11.39%) Linux
19 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (10.55%) TOGAF
19 25 (10.55%) Security Architecture
20 24 (10.13%) Banking
20 24 (10.13%) CISM
20 24 (10.13%) SLA
20 24 (10.13%) Project Management
20 24 (10.13%) Identity Access Management
21 22 (9.28%) SQL
21 22 (9.28%) Identity Management
22 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
22 21 (8.86%) HIPAA

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.95%) IIS
2 5 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.27%) Apache
4 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.27%) SAS
4 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.95%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.06%) SAP ERP
2 10 (4.22%) SAP CO
2 10 (4.22%) SAP FI
2 10 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (3.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.53%) SAP SD
5 5 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (1.27%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.84%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.42%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.42%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.38%) PaaS
3 8 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (2.53%) IaaS
5 5 (2.11%) SaaS
6 4 (1.69%) Office 365
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.92%) Firewall
2 14 (5.91%) LAN
3 13 (5.49%) WAN
4 9 (3.80%) SMS
5 7 (2.95%) Multicast
6 6 (2.53%) Network Security
6 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.27%) DNS
8 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.27%) SSL
8 3 (1.27%) VPN
9 2 (0.84%) SAN
9 2 (0.84%) Wireless
10 1 (0.42%) DHCP
10 1 (0.42%) IPsec
10 1 (0.42%) MPLS
10 1 (0.42%) SMTP
10 1 (0.42%) TACACS
10 1 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.64%) SAP HANA
2 10 (4.22%) Big Data
2 10 (4.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.11%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.69%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.84%) DB2
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.84%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (43.46%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Banking
3 16 (6.75%) Billing
4 14 (5.91%) Legal
5 11 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (3.38%) Digital Economy
7 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.38%) Retail
8 5 (2.11%) German Language
9 4 (1.69%) French Language
10 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.27%) Law
10 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.27%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.84%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.84%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 47 (19.83%) Architect
2 45 (18.99%) Analyst
3 21 (8.86%) Consultant
4 17 (7.17%) Security Architect
5 16 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (3.80%) Coordinator
6 9 (3.80%) Identity Management Architect
7 8 (3.38%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.38%) Security Consultant
7 8 (3.38%) Security Officer
7 8 (3.38%) TOGAF Architect
8 7 (2.95%) Billing Analyst
8 7 (2.95%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (2.95%) Security Manager
9 6 (2.53%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.53%) Business Analyst
9 6 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (2.53%) Developer
9 6 (2.53%) IT Security Officer
9 6 (2.53%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.06%) SailPoint
1 12 (5.06%) SAML
2 11 (4.64%) OAuth
3 9 (3.80%) RESTful
4 7 (2.95%) EDI
5 6 (2.53%) Web Services
6 5 (2.11%) LDAP
6 5 (2.11%) Middleware
7 4 (1.69%) Node.js
8 2 (0.84%) JAAS
8 2 (0.84%) JSON
8 2 (0.84%) OpenID
8 2 (0.84%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.84%) XACML
8 2 (0.84%) XML
9 1 (0.42%) .NET
9 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.42%) J2EE
9 1 (0.42%) Memcached
9 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.14%) Management Information System
2 36 (15.19%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.64%) Clustering
5 9 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.38%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.11%) PKI
9 4 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.27%) iSeries
11 2 (0.84%) CMDB
11 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.84%) FMCG
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.84%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.05%) Windows
2 30 (12.66%) Unix
3 27 (11.39%) Linux
4 14 (5.91%) Solaris
4 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.22%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.38%) AIX
6 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.53%) CentOS
8 6 (2.53%) HPUX
9 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.21%) Information Security
2 44 (18.57%) ITIL
3 34 (14.35%) Change Management
4 25 (10.55%) Security Architecture
4 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (10.55%) TOGAF
5 24 (10.13%) Identity Access Management
5 24 (10.13%) Project Management
6 22 (9.28%) Identity Management
7 21 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (8.44%) Risk Management
8 20 (8.44%) Service Delivery
9 19 (8.02%) DevOps
10 18 (7.59%) ERP
11 17 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (7.17%) Data Protection
11 17 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (6.75%) Service Management
13 15 (6.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.28%) SQL
2 9 (3.80%) VBA
3 8 (3.38%) Java
4 7 (2.95%) C#
5 2 (0.84%) Scala
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 45 (18.99%) CISSP
2 32 (13.50%) Degree
3 24 (10.13%) CISM
4 16 (6.75%) TOGAF Certification
5 14 (5.91%) CISA
6 6 (2.53%) CISMP
6 6 (2.53%) SAP Certification
7 5 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.11%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.27%) CCNP
8 3 (1.27%) CEH
8 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.84%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.84%) IISP
9 2 (0.84%) SANS
9 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.42%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.68%) PCI DSS
2 39 (16.46%) GDPR
3 29 (12.24%) COBIT
4 24 (10.13%) SLA
5 21 (8.86%) HIPAA
6 15 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (5.06%) GxP
8 7 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (2.95%) QA
9 6 (2.53%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (1.69%) Basel II
10 4 (1.69%) COSO
10 4 (1.69%) IFRS
10 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (1.69%) PMO
11 3 (1.27%) FISMA
11 3 (1.27%) GAMP
11 3 (1.27%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.84%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 20 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.69%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.69%) HDFS
4 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) Corosync
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) IAG
5 1 (0.42%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (2.53%) MIIS
3 5 (2.11%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.84%) Ansible
6 2 (0.84%) Nessus
6 2 (0.84%) Puppet
6 2 (0.84%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.84%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.42%) AppManager
7 1 (0.42%) CASB
7 1 (0.42%) Control-M
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.42%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
7 1 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 51 (21.52%) SAP
2 42 (17.72%) Oracle
3 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.91%) HP
5 12 (5.06%) Splunk
6 10 (4.22%) IBM
7 9 (3.80%) Ping Identity
8 7 (2.95%) F5
9 6 (2.53%) Dell
10 5 (2.11%) ArcSight
10 5 (2.11%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.11%) Tableau
10 5 (2.11%) VMware
11 4 (1.69%) Cisco
11 4 (1.69%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.27%) Citrix
12 3 (1.27%) Imperva
12 3 (1.27%) McAfee
12 3 (1.27%) Sybase
13 2 (0.84%) Trend Micro