Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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 > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 470 457
Rank change year-on-year -73 -13 -16
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 96 139 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.56% 2.71% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 97
London median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
10th Percentile £309 £260 £303
90th Percentile £688 £650 £575
England median daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +10.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £140.00 - £18.70
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +42.86% +87.17% -58.44%

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 6143 5122 5455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 11.32% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4394 3587 3788
London median daily rate £480 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £258
90th Percentile £675 £646 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 65
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.26 £12.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £58.63 £72.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 November 2017. 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
Central London -12 17 £394 -19.23% 10
West London -17 14 £450 +4.05% 2
South London -28 2 - -
East London -5 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 47 (48.96%) Finance
2 25 (26.04%) SAP
2 25 (26.04%) Information Security
3 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
4 19 (19.79%) Unix
4 19 (19.79%) Windows
5 17 (17.71%) ITIL
6 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 15 (15.63%) Linux
7 15 (15.63%) SIEM
7 15 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
8 14 (14.58%) Banking
9 13 (13.54%) COBIT
9 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
9 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (12.50%) JIRA
10 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (12.50%) Cryptography
10 12 (12.50%) PKI
11 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
11 11 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (11.46%) ERP
11 11 (11.46%) Algorithms
11 11 (11.46%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 11 (11.46%) Splunk
11 11 (11.46%) Security Operations
11 11 (11.46%) Security Monitoring
12 10 (10.42%) IFRS
12 10 (10.42%) CISSP

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 5 (5.21%) SAS
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP GRC
2 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.04%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) IaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) Akamai
4 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.25%) LAN
2 6 (6.25%) SAN
2 6 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (4.17%) Network Security
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
3 4 (4.17%) Wireless
4 3 (3.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.08%) NAS
5 2 (2.08%) OSPF
5 2 (2.08%) VLAN
5 2 (2.08%) VSAN
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) SSL
6 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) GIS
2 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) JUnit
4 1 (1.04%) Log4j
General
1 47 (48.96%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 5 (5.21%) Retail Finance
5 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.08%) Front Office
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Analyst
2 9 (9.38%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Consultant
3 8 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) SAS Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Master Data Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) SAP Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.04%) JDBC
3 1 (1.04%) OAuth
3 1 (1.04%) OpenID
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.04%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.04%) SAML
3 1 (1.04%) Spring
3 1 (1.04%) Spring Batch
3 1 (1.04%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.50%) PKI
4 11 (11.46%) Algorithms
5 9 (9.38%) Credit Risk
6 6 (6.25%) FMCG
7 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
7 5 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (3.13%) Derivative
9 3 (3.13%) Equities
9 3 (3.13%) Market Risk
9 3 (3.13%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Unix
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (3.13%) AIX
3 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.08%) SUSE
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) HPUX
5 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Information Security
2 17 (17.71%) ITIL
3 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 15 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (15.63%) SIEM
5 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 11 (11.46%) ERP
6 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
6 11 (11.46%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 11 (11.46%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (11.46%) Security Operations
7 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.29%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (7.29%) Service Management
8 7 (7.29%) Workflow
9 6 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (6.25%) Remediation Plan
10 5 (5.21%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (2.08%) C#
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) CISSP
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) SANS
3 5 (5.21%) CISA
3 5 (5.21%) CISM
4 4 (4.17%) ACCA
4 4 (4.17%) CIMA
4 4 (4.17%) CRISC
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) CCSA
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.04%) GIAC
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.54%) COBIT
3 11 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (10.42%) IFRS
5 9 (9.38%) MiFID
6 7 (7.29%) GDPR
7 6 (6.25%) IFRS 9
7 6 (6.25%) SLA
8 4 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (4.17%) PA-DSS
8 4 (4.17%) SAS 70
9 2 (2.08%) Basel II
9 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
9 2 (2.08%) EMIR
9 2 (2.08%) HIPAA
9 2 (2.08%) Solvency II
10 1 (1.04%) FedRAMP
10 1 (1.04%) GAAP
10 1 (1.04%) GxP
10 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) SAP
2 11 (11.46%) Splunk
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) CyberArk
5 4 (4.17%) IBM
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle
6 3 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) EMC
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) Reuters
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Tableau
8 1 (1.04%) Sybase