Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 514 546 549
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3 -72
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 51 90 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.48% 1.90% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 63
London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +4.40%
10th Percentile £355 £308 £308
90th Percentile £700 £675 £688
England median daily rate £500 £445 £488
% change year-on-year +12.36% -8.72% +10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £140.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 3,452 4,744 6,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.60% 10.30% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,365 3,319 4,297
London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 72 73
London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.43% +32.50% +1.96%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.03 £12.10
90th Percentile £40.10 £57.50 £49.40
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -11.77%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +28 5 £438 -20.45% 4
East London +18 2 £185 -64.76% 1
South London - 2 £613 -
West London +19 1 £370 +6.47% 2
North London - 1 £375 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) PCI DSS
3 16 (31.37%) HIPAA
4 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
4 14 (27.45%) Information Security
5 13 (25.49%) ITIL
5 13 (25.49%) OWASP
5 13 (25.49%) NIST
6 11 (21.57%) SIEM
7 10 (19.61%) Windows
7 10 (19.61%) Firewall
7 10 (19.61%) Virtual Team
8 9 (17.65%) Service Management
8 9 (17.65%) Business Continuity
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 9 (17.65%) COBIT
8 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 9 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
9 8 (15.69%) Public Cloud
9 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 8 (15.69%) SANS
9 8 (15.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.69%) CCSP
9 8 (15.69%) CISSP
9 8 (15.69%) Linux

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 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.96%) HFM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.96%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
2 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (7.84%) Route 53
3 3 (5.88%) Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Akamai
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.92%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (3.92%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.92%) GCP
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) Network Security
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (7.84%) tcpdump
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) DMVPN
7 1 (1.96%) DNS
7 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.96%) Intranet
7 1 (1.96%) LAN
7 1 (1.96%) MPLS
7 1 (1.96%) SNMP
7 1 (1.96%) SSL
7 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.96%) VPN
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Impala
3 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) GitLab
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Legal
2 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) OAuth
1 3 (5.88%) OpenID
2 2 (3.92%) OAuth2
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) YAML
3 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.96%) SAML
3 1 (1.96%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.96%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Virtual Team
2 8 (15.69%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.80%) PKI
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
4 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.92%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Information Security
1 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
2 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) OWASP
3 11 (21.57%) SIEM
4 9 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
4 9 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (15.69%) Business Change Management
5 8 (15.69%) Change Management
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.69%) Data Management
5 8 (15.69%) ITSM
5 8 (15.69%) SDLC
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) ABAP
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 8 (15.69%) CCSP
2 8 (15.69%) CISSP
2 8 (15.69%) SANS
3 5 (9.80%) CISM
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CISA
5 2 (3.92%) CRISC
5 2 (3.92%) SSCP
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.96%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MBA
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) PCI DSS
2 16 (31.37%) HIPAA
3 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (25.49%) NIST
5 9 (17.65%) COBIT
6 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (5.88%) SLA
7 2 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (3.92%) GDPR
7 2 (3.92%) GxP
7 2 (3.92%) IFRS
7 2 (3.92%) ITGC
8 1 (1.96%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.84%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.92%) HP Fortify
4 2 (3.92%) Nessus
4 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) SAP
3 6 (11.76%) F5
3 6 (11.76%) Imperva
3 6 (11.76%) Incapsula
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 5 (9.80%) Splunk
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) Workday
7 1 (1.96%) Ariba
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) Ping Identity