Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 435 507 552
Rank change year-on-year +72 +45 -46
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 37 113 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.52% 2.57% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 47
Median daily rate £450 £506 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +6.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £355 £324 £338
90th Percentile £688 £650 £585
England median daily rate £450 £484 £456
% change year-on-year -6.98% +6.03% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.18 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.49% -
England median hourly rate £36.88 £62.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -41.00% +38.89% +15.38%

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 2,434 4,402 5,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.67% 10.35% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,663 2,938 4,076
Median daily rate £488 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 96
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £17.60 £12.50 £13.19
90th Percentile £50.20 £44.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £25.68 £21.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.37% -0.55% +7.32%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +86 7 £406 -30.85% 4
South London - 3 £450 -
East London +51 1 £185 -64.76%
North London - 1 £375 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 (45.95%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
3 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (24.32%) Information Security
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL
5 8 (21.62%) Service Management
5 8 (21.62%) COBIT
5 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.92%) DevOps
7 6 (16.22%) Virtual Team
7 6 (16.22%) Firewall
7 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (16.22%) Legal
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) CISSP
7 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
7 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Data Management
8 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.51%) HIPAA
8 5 (13.51%) AWS
8 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) ITSM
8 5 (13.51%) Business Change Management
8 5 (13.51%) SIEM
8 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC

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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) HFM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.11%) Route 53
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.70%) Akamai
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.70%) GCP
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) GitLab
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Risk Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Identity Management Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) OAuth
1 1 (2.70%) OAuth2
1 1 (2.70%) OpenID
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.70%) SAPUI5
1 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Virtual Team
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
2 9 (24.32%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Service Management
4 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Business Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
6 5 (13.51%) SIEM
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Security Management
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) ABAP
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) CISSP
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) AWS Certification
3 3 (8.11%) CCSP
3 3 (8.11%) CISA
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (5.41%) ACCA
4 2 (5.41%) CIMA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.70%) FFIEC
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MBA
5 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) COBIT
2 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 5 (13.51%) HIPAA
4 4 (10.81%) GDPR
4 4 (10.81%) IFRS
4 4 (10.81%) NIST
5 3 (8.11%) Basel III
5 3 (8.11%) SLA
6 2 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
7 1 (2.70%) Basel II
7 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
7 1 (2.70%) GAAP
7 1 (2.70%) GxP
7 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
7 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.70%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (2.70%) RSA Archer
4 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) F5
2 3 (8.11%) Imperva
2 3 (8.11%) Incapsula
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Novell
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) VMware