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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / London
Rank 370 412 370
Rank change year-on-year +42 -42  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 36 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.52% 1.16% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 36
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £315 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £51.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -24.39% +46.42%  

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2376 2410 2339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.20% 10.89% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1696 1642
Median daily rate £500 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £19.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £146.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 5 £525 +5.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) Risk Management
3 23 (24.73%) ERP
4 21 (22.58%) CISSP
4 21 (22.58%) Banking
5 20 (21.51%) IT Audit
6 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (20.43%) SAP
6 19 (20.43%) CISA
7 18 (19.35%) Information Security
7 18 (19.35%) PCI DSS
8 14 (15.05%) ITIL
9 13 (13.98%) SLA
10 12 (12.90%) Project Management
10 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.83%) Unix
11 11 (11.83%) FMCG
11 11 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.75%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
13 9 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (9.68%) Degree
13 9 (9.68%) Windows
14 8 (8.60%) Validation
15 7 (7.53%) ACCA
15 7 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (7.53%) MS Office

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related 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 2 (2.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.53%) MS Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Akamai
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) LAN
1 6 (6.45%) WAN
2 5 (5.38%) Wireless
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) Firewall
4 3 (3.23%) WebEx
5 2 (2.15%) DHCP
5 2 (2.15%) DNS
5 2 (2.15%) FCoE
5 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.15%) NAS
5 2 (2.15%) Network Security
5 2 (2.15%) SAN
5 2 (2.15%) Skype
5 2 (2.15%) SSH
5 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.08%) FTP
6 1 (1.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Big Data
1 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.08%) DB2
3 1 (1.08%) IDMS
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 21 (22.58%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Retail
6 4 (4.30%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Legal
6 4 (4.30%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.23%) German Language
7 3 (3.23%) Law
7 3 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Games
9 1 (1.08%) Advertising
9 1 (1.08%) French Language
9 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Analyst
1 16 (17.20%) Consultant
2 9 (9.68%) Security Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Architect
4 7 (7.53%) Risk Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Auditor
5 6 (6.45%) IT Auditor
5 6 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Design Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Compliance Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Risk Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Risk Officer
7 4 (4.30%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Voice Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.08%) COM
2 1 (1.08%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.83%) FMCG
4 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) Equities
6 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.15%) CESG
8 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.15%) Fintech
8 2 (2.15%) PKI
8 2 (2.15%) PMI
9 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.08%) Reinsurance
9 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Unix
2 9 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Risk Management
2 23 (24.73%) ERP
3 20 (21.51%) IT Audit
4 18 (19.35%) Information Security
5 14 (15.05%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Project Management
7 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (10.75%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.60%) Validation
11 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.53%) Remediation Plan
11 7 (7.53%) Security Operations
11 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Quality Management
12 6 (6.45%) Security Management
12 6 (6.45%) SOA
13 5 (5.38%) Change Management
13 5 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) C
2 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) C++
3 2 (2.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) JCL
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) CISSP
2 19 (20.43%) CISA
3 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 7 (7.53%) ACCA
5 6 (6.45%) CIMA
6 4 (4.30%) CISM
6 4 (4.30%) CRISC
7 3 (3.23%) GCIA
8 2 (2.15%) CCFP
8 2 (2.15%) EnCE
8 2 (2.15%) GCFA
8 2 (2.15%) GPEN
8 2 (2.15%) GREM
8 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.15%) SSCP
9 1 (1.08%) CCNP
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CLAS
9 1 (1.08%) GISP
9 1 (1.08%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.98%) SLA
3 11 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.38%) COBIT
4 5 (5.38%) GxP
5 4 (4.30%) Solvency II
6 3 (3.23%) GCP
6 3 (3.23%) GDPR
6 3 (3.23%) GLP
6 3 (3.23%) GMP
7 2 (2.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (2.15%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (2.15%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.08%) IFRS
8 1 (1.08%) IFRS 9
8 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.23%) vSphere
2 2 (2.15%) NFS
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) ACF2
3 1 (1.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.08%) RACF
3 1 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) AppManager
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
2 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.08%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.08%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) zSecure
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) SAP
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco
4 5 (5.38%) F5
4 5 (5.38%) Meraki
4 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
4 5 (5.38%) VMware
5 4 (4.30%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.23%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.23%) IBM
6 3 (3.23%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.15%) Cognos
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) Informatica
7 2 (2.15%) Maconomy
7 2 (2.15%) NetApp
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle
7 2 (2.15%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) Veeam
7 2 (2.15%) Workday
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