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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 12 August 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)
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 509 435 353
Rank change year-on-year -74 -82 +189
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 91 95 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.85% 2.55% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 24
10th Percentile £377 £415 £407
25th Percentile £477 £475 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +16.67%
75th Percentile £689 £643 £603
90th Percentile £773 £775 £675
England median daily rate £550 £528 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +11.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.14 - -
England median hourly rate £34.14 £37.75 £36.88
% change year-on-year -9.56% +2.37% +17.64%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,922 3,731 1,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.30% 12.00% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,432 2,545 1,167
10th Percentile £354 £325 £313
25th Percentile £452 £420 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £630 £588
90th Percentile £775 £703 £650
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 29
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.38 £15.85
25th Percentile £18.81 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £30.05
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% -15.14% +52.15%
75th Percentile £57.50 £31.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £41.95 £50.75
England median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.33
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.09% +17.81%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in London.

Daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in London.

Hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -22 5 £588 +20.60% 4
West London -1 1 £495 +4.21% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) Social Skills
3 28 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 25 (27.47%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (21.98%) Information Security
6 19 (20.88%) CISA
6 19 (20.88%) Project Management
7 17 (18.68%) Banking
8 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (17.58%) CISSP
8 16 (17.58%) Internal Audit
8 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (17.58%) Presentation Skills
9 15 (16.48%) Decision-Making
9 15 (16.48%) Coaching
9 15 (16.48%) Management Information System
9 15 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (15.38%) COBIT
10 14 (15.38%) CISM
10 14 (15.38%) IT Audit
10 14 (15.38%) SOC 1
11 13 (14.29%) JIRA
11 13 (14.29%) CRISC
12 12 (13.19%) Confluence
12 12 (13.19%) Degree
12 12 (13.19%) Regulatory Compliance
13 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
14 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.99%) PCI DSS
15 9 (9.89%) Azure

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (13.19%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Azure
2 7 (7.69%) SaaS
3 6 (6.59%) AWS
3 6 (6.59%) GCP
3 6 (6.59%) IaaS
4 5 (5.49%) PaaS
5 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.40%) GitHub
5 4 (4.40%) Google Workspace
5 4 (4.40%) Nutanix
5 4 (4.40%) Smartsheet
6 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.30%) Snowflake
7 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.10%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Network Security
2 4 (4.40%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
5 1 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (4.40%) Subversion
2 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) Social Skills
3 25 (27.47%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (18.68%) Banking
5 16 (17.58%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (9.89%) Legal
7 3 (3.30%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.20%) Advertising
8 2 (2.20%) Billing
8 2 (2.20%) International Banking
8 2 (2.20%) Retail
9 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.10%) Law
9 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Risk Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Programme Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Risk Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Audit Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Risk Management Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Auditor
7 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Auditor
8 4 (4.40%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Risk Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Programme Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) MDX
2 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.79%) Renewable Energy
3 5 (5.49%) Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 20 (21.98%) Information Security
3 19 (20.88%) Project Management
4 16 (17.58%) Internal Audit
4 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.48%) Coaching
5 15 (16.48%) Decision-Making
6 14 (15.38%) IT Audit
7 12 (13.19%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (9.89%) Agile
8 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.89%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (9.89%) ITIL
9 8 (8.79%) Impact Assessments
10 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (7.69%) Data Security
10 7 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) Quality Management
11 6 (6.59%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) C
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.40%) Python
3 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.30%) Bash
4 3 (3.30%) C#
4 3 (3.30%) Java
4 3 (3.30%) Perl
4 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) CISA
2 16 (17.58%) CISSP
3 14 (15.38%) CISM
4 13 (14.29%) CRISC
5 12 (13.19%) Degree
6 5 (5.49%) FFIEC
7 3 (3.30%) QiCA
8 2 (2.20%) CISMP
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.10%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CompTIA CySA+
9 1 (1.10%) GCIH
9 1 (1.10%) GIAC
9 1 (1.10%) GSEC
9 1 (1.10%) IIBA
9 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (15.38%) COBIT
2 14 (15.38%) SOC 1
3 10 (10.99%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.89%) SOC 2
5 7 (7.69%) GDPR
6 6 (6.59%) QA
7 5 (5.49%) GRC
8 4 (4.40%) GxP
9 3 (3.30%) ISO 9001
9 3 (3.30%) NIST
10 2 (2.20%) HIPAA
10 2 (2.20%) HITRUST
10 2 (2.20%) ITGC
11 1 (1.10%) Accessibility
11 1 (1.10%) Basel III
11 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
11 1 (1.10%) FedRAMP
11 1 (1.10%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Control-M
2 3 (3.30%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (3.30%) QRadar
3 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.10%) Netcool
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) SAP
4 7 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.40%) BMC
5 4 (4.40%) CyberArk
5 4 (4.40%) Qualys
5 4 (4.40%) Sybase
5 4 (4.40%) VMware
6 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) Serena
6 3 (3.30%) Splunk
7 2 (2.20%) EMC
7 2 (2.20%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.10%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.10%) StreamSets