Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 485 554 510
Rank change year-on-year +69 -44 +1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 110 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 1.47% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 38
London median daily rate £500 £488 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +10.42% +3.88%
10th Percentile £330 £339 £351
90th Percentile £660 £675 £651
England median daily rate £484 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +6.91% +6.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £21.18 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.49% - -
England median hourly rate £36.22 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -19.52% +15.38% -25.71%

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 4,298 5,647 4,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.18% 12.23% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,859 3,916 3,357
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £298
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 92 63
London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.90 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.46% -0.45% -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.30 £12.22
90th Percentile £49.13 £57.50 £47.45
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.65% -8.73%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
West London +22 16 £415 +3.75%
Central London +11 14 £588 +6.82%
East London - 3 £525 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 32 (29.09%) Risk Management
3 23 (20.91%) ITIL
3 23 (20.91%) Information Security
3 23 (20.91%) IT Audit
4 19 (17.27%) Business Continuity
4 19 (17.27%) HIPAA
5 18 (16.36%) CISA
6 15 (13.64%) Java
6 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (12.73%) GDPR
7 14 (12.73%) Internal Audit
7 14 (12.73%) Change Management
7 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (11.82%) Windows
9 12 (10.91%) C
9 12 (10.91%) ERP
9 12 (10.91%) CISSP
9 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
9 12 (10.91%) Degree
10 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.00%) C++
11 10 (9.09%) Firewall
11 10 (9.09%) CISM
11 10 (9.09%) QA
11 10 (9.09%) Microsoft 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 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (0.91%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.82%) PaaS
3 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Firewall
2 9 (8.18%) DNS
3 8 (7.27%) SSL
4 7 (6.36%) FTP
4 7 (6.36%) HTTP
5 6 (5.45%) DHCP
5 6 (5.45%) LAN
5 6 (5.45%) Network Security
6 3 (2.73%) BGP
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.73%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.73%) IPsec
6 3 (2.73%) OSPF
7 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.82%) IGRP
7 2 (1.82%) Skype
7 2 (1.82%) SMTP
7 2 (1.82%) VLAN
7 2 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) MS Access
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.82%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
General
1 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Banking
2 6 (5.45%) Legal
2 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.64%) French Language
3 4 (3.64%) German Language
3 4 (3.64%) Law
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Billing
4 3 (2.73%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Analyst
2 12 (10.91%) Consultant
3 9 (8.18%) Risk Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) Team Leader
5 7 (6.36%) Support Team Leader
6 6 (5.45%) Architect
6 6 (5.45%) Market Data Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Market Data Support Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Governance Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.55%) SOX Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Compliance Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.82%) OAuth
2 2 (1.82%) OpenID
2 2 (1.82%) SAML
3 1 (0.91%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) FMCG
4 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) AS400
7 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.82%) CMDB
7 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Life Science
7 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Equities
8 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Unix
5 2 (1.82%) AIX
5 2 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.91%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) Risk Management
2 23 (20.91%) Information Security
2 23 (20.91%) IT Audit
2 23 (20.91%) ITIL
3 19 (17.27%) Business Continuity
4 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 15 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.73%) Change Management
5 14 (12.73%) Internal Audit
5 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.91%) ERP
7 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.18%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (8.18%) Remediation Plan
9 8 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.36%) Cryptography
10 7 (6.36%) Decision-Making
10 7 (6.36%) Scrum
10 7 (6.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) Java
2 12 (10.91%) C
3 11 (10.00%) C++
4 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.36%) Ruby
6 6 (5.45%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) Perl
7 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.64%) SQL
8 4 (3.64%) VB
9 3 (2.73%) C#
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) CISA
2 12 (10.91%) CISSP
2 12 (10.91%) Degree
3 10 (9.09%) CISM
4 8 (7.27%) CRISC
5 5 (4.55%) SANS
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.73%) CEH
7 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.73%) MCSE
7 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.82%) CCIE
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
8 2 (1.82%) CCNP
8 2 (1.82%) CGEIT
8 2 (1.82%) GIAC
8 2 (1.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.82%) OSCP
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.27%) HIPAA
2 14 (12.73%) GDPR
2 14 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.09%) QA
4 9 (8.18%) COBIT
5 7 (6.36%) PCI DSS
6 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001
7 4 (3.64%) Basel II
8 3 (2.73%) SLA
9 2 (1.82%) GxP
9 2 (1.82%) MiFID
10 1 (0.91%) COSO
10 1 (0.91%) FINRA
10 1 (0.91%) IFRS
10 1 (0.91%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
3 2 (1.82%) XenApp
3 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
1 2 (1.82%) vRealize
2 1 (0.91%) Netcool
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.18%) SAP
2 8 (7.27%) JD Edwards
3 6 (5.45%) VMware
4 5 (4.55%) Cisco
4 5 (4.55%) CyberArk
5 4 (3.64%) HP
5 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.64%) Workday
6 3 (2.73%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) Juniper
6 3 (2.73%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.82%) Borland
7 2 (1.82%) Citrix
7 2 (1.82%) Concur
7 2 (1.82%) Dell
7 2 (1.82%) EMC
7 2 (1.82%) F5
7 2 (1.82%) Google
7 2 (1.82%) NetApp