Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 401 424 498
Rank change year-on-year +23 +74 +67
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 45 28 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.84% 1.21% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 52
10th Percentile £375 £336 £334
25th Percentile £422 £418 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £666 £644 £625
90th Percentile £850 £675 £650
England median daily rate £488 £475 £494
% change year-on-year +2.63% -3.80% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.18
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.88 £36.22
% change year-on-year +69.49% +1.82% -17.69%

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 2,451 2,307 4,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.91% 9.98% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,677 1,650 2,980
10th Percentile £318 £300 £306
25th Percentile £410 £400 £395
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +0.50%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £600
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 43 57
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.95 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.13 £18.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.68 £21.18
Median % change year-on-year -22.12% +21.25% -0.33%
75th Percentile £23.75 £38.50 £31.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £50.20 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.85 £22.55 £20.25
% change year-on-year -7.52% +11.36% -5.84%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +40 3 £488 +11.43% 3
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) GDPR
3 13 (28.89%) Azure
4 11 (24.44%) Information Security
5 10 (22.22%) Banking
5 10 (22.22%) Oracle
5 10 (22.22%) AWS
5 10 (22.22%) High Availability
6 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (20.00%) GCP
6 9 (20.00%) Linux
6 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
7 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) Python
7 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (15.56%) Windows
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
9 6 (13.33%) IBM
9 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.33%) Data Security
9 6 (13.33%) Security Management

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (4.44%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Azure
2 10 (22.22%) AWS
3 9 (20.00%) GCP
4 6 (13.33%) IaaS
4 6 (13.33%) PaaS
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (8.89%) GitHub
5 4 (8.89%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) Network Security
4 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Firewall
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) SD-WAN
6 1 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Serena SBM
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Billing
3 5 (11.11%) Legal
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.67%) International Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Japanese Language
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.22%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) DBA
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) JDBC
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.22%) Servlets
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Replication
3 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) SUSE
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Information Security
2 10 (22.22%) High Availability
3 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (13.33%) Data Security
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Security Hardening
6 6 (13.33%) Security Management
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) IT Audit
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Information Security Management
8 4 (8.89%) Internal Audit
9 3 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CISM
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) CISSP
3 4 (8.89%) CISA
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) ACCA
5 2 (4.44%) CIMA
5 2 (4.44%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.44%) CRISC
5 2 (4.44%) GIAC
6 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.22%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) GDPR
2 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.33%) COBIT
4 5 (11.11%) IFRS
5 4 (8.89%) HIPAA
6 3 (6.67%) GRC
6 3 (6.67%) IFRS 9
6 3 (6.67%) NIST
6 3 (6.67%) SOC 2
7 2 (4.44%) FISMA
7 2 (4.44%) ITGC
7 2 (4.44%) NCSC
7 2 (4.44%) QA
8 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (2.22%) FedRAMP
8 1 (2.22%) GAAP
8 1 (2.22%) GLBA
8 1 (2.22%) GxP
8 1 (2.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.44%) NFS
3 2 (4.44%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Control-M
1 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.67%) Icinga
1 3 (6.67%) Netcool
1 3 (6.67%) QRadar
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.22%) CASB
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Infoblox
4 4 (8.89%) Qualys
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) Splunk
5 3 (6.67%) BMC
5 3 (6.67%) CyberArk
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) EMC
5 3 (6.67%) Serena
5 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.44%) Altiris
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.44%) Sun
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec