Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 455 372 461
Rank change year-on-year -83 +89 +62
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 120 29 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 1.44% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 19 29
10th Percentile £463 £400 £355
25th Percentile £514 £419 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -6.98%
75th Percentile £706 £594 £650
90th Percentile £739 £895 £700
England median daily rate £575 £488 £444
% change year-on-year +17.95% +9.86% -11.25%

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 4,827 2,011 3,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.00% 11.39% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,344 1,388 2,245
10th Percentile £350 £300 £300
25th Percentile £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +1.54%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £672 £660
England median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.37% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 9 46
10th Percentile £18.08 £16.80 £12.00
25th Percentile £25.38 £17.96 £14.25
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +102.27% +17.65% -10.95%
75th Percentile £49.25 £27.76 £29.66
90th Percentile - £51.06 £44.97
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.05 £20.48
% change year-on-year +18.76% +2.80% +1.15%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -44 14 £525 +7.69% 5
West London -21 6 £485 +7.78%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 29 (24.17%) COBIT
2 29 (24.17%) GDPR
3 27 (22.50%) Social Skills
4 26 (21.67%) Azure
4 26 (21.67%) Banking
5 25 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 25 (20.83%) Information Security
6 22 (18.33%) Degree
6 22 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (17.50%) DevOps
7 21 (17.50%) IT Audit
7 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (17.50%) Windows
8 20 (16.67%) Python
8 20 (16.67%) Data Security
8 20 (16.67%) CISA
8 20 (16.67%) Change Management
8 20 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (15.00%) CISM
9 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 18 (15.00%) CISSP
10 17 (14.17%) Project Management
10 17 (14.17%) Oracle
10 17 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (14.17%) NIST
11 16 (13.33%) High Availability
11 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (13.33%) Clustering

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 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.67%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.67%) Azure
2 15 (12.50%) AWS
2 15 (12.50%) GitHub
3 10 (8.33%) IaaS
3 10 (8.33%) PaaS
3 10 (8.33%) SaaS
4 9 (7.50%) GCP
5 8 (6.67%) Nutanix
5 8 (6.67%) Power Platform
6 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (3.33%) Azure Event Grid
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (2.50%) Snowflake
9 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.83%) Azure Storage
10 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.83%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 11 (9.17%) Network Security
3 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.33%) DNS
5 3 (2.50%) Firewall
6 2 (1.67%) Broadband
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.67%) Internet
6 2 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.83%) Frame Relay
7 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.83%) PPP
7 1 (0.83%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.83%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.50%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (5.83%) Data Lake
4 7 (5.83%) Power BI
5 4 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.33%) Big Data
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.67%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.83%) Metadata
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Subversion
2 12 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.00%) JIRA
4 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.67%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.83%) GitLab
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 27 (22.50%) Social Skills
3 26 (21.67%) Banking
4 22 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.83%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.83%) Legal
5 7 (5.83%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (3.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.50%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.50%) International Banking
8 2 (1.67%) Billing
8 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (13.33%) Architect
2 13 (10.83%) Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) Administrator
4 9 (7.50%) Developer
4 9 (7.50%) IT Manager
4 9 (7.50%) Security Architect
4 9 (7.50%) Senior Architect
5 8 (6.67%) DBA
5 8 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 8 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
5 8 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (6.67%) SOX Consultant
6 7 (5.83%) Senior Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Senior Network Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Senior Security Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Head of Security
8 5 (4.17%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) LDAP
2 7 (5.83%) REST
3 2 (1.67%) OpenID
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.83%) React
4 1 (0.83%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Clustering
2 12 (10.00%) Replication
3 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.50%) Solaris
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.83%) SUSE
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Information Security
1 25 (20.83%) Risk Management
2 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.50%) DevOps
2 21 (17.50%) IT Audit
3 20 (16.67%) Change Management
3 20 (16.67%) Data Security
3 20 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 17 (14.17%) Project Management
5 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (13.33%) High Availability
6 15 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 14 (11.67%) Information Security Management
7 14 (11.67%) Security Management
8 13 (10.83%) CI/CD
8 13 (10.83%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (10.00%) Internal Audit
10 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) Python
2 14 (11.67%) SQL
3 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) Java
6 3 (2.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.67%) Bash
7 2 (1.67%) C#
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 20 (16.67%) CISA
3 18 (15.00%) CISM
3 18 (15.00%) CISSP
4 11 (9.17%) CRISC
5 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) GIAC
7 5 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (4.17%) CGEIT
8 4 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.33%) GSEC
8 4 (3.33%) ISACA
8 4 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (3.33%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.33%) PMP
9 3 (2.50%) ACCA
9 3 (2.50%) CCNP
9 3 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.17%) COBIT
1 29 (24.17%) GDPR
2 17 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.17%) NIST
3 15 (12.50%) ITGC
4 14 (11.67%) GRC
5 9 (7.50%) PCI DSS
6 8 (6.67%) NCSC
7 6 (5.00%) QA
7 6 (5.00%) SOC 2
8 3 (2.50%) FINREP
8 3 (2.50%) HIPAA
8 3 (2.50%) IFRS
9 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.67%) FedRAMP
9 2 (1.67%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.83%) GxP
10 1 (0.83%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.83%) PMO
10 1 (0.83%) SOC 1
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Ansible
2 8 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 6 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.17%) Control-M
4 5 (4.17%) QRadar
4 5 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.33%) Puppet
5 4 (3.33%) Terraform
5 4 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.50%) Netcool
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.67%) WMI
8 1 (0.83%) CASB
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.83%) Icinga
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) SAP
4 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.50%) Sybase
5 8 (6.67%) Splunk
5 8 (6.67%) VMware
6 7 (5.83%) Qualys
7 6 (5.00%) BMC
7 6 (5.00%) CyberArk
8 5 (4.17%) Databricks
8 5 (4.17%) EMC
8 5 (4.17%) IBM
9 3 (2.50%) Anaplan
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco
9 3 (2.50%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.67%) Informatica
10 2 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.67%) Serena
10 2 (1.67%) Zuora