Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 323 509 544
Rank change year-on-year +186 +35 -14
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 36 60 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.51% 1.73% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 48
Median daily rate £515 £416 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.72% -22.56% +9.14%
10th Percentile £408 £303 £319
90th Percentile £675 £669 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +73.08% -48.00%

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 1,435 3,477 4,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.15% 9.47% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 2,363 3,443
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £280
90th Percentile £650 £663 £663
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 72
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.70 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.17% -25.20% +25.00%
10th Percentile £18.98 £12.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £52.07 £35.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £26.22 £22.00 £22.20
% change year-on-year +19.18% -0.88% +10.98%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +125 5 £513 +9.04% 1
West London +52 3 £450 +21.62%
North London - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (36.11%) Information Security
1 13 (36.11%) GDPR
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (25.00%) Degree
5 9 (25.00%) COBIT
5 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 8 (22.22%) CISA
6 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 8 (22.22%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) Patch Management
6 8 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (19.44%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (19.44%) Public Sector
7 7 (19.44%) Data Security
7 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
7 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (16.67%) CISSP
8 6 (16.67%) Serverless

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 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.78%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Serverless
2 5 (13.89%) Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) GitHub
4 2 (5.56%) AWS
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) GCP
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Serena SBM
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Public Sector
3 5 (13.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.33%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Arabic Language
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Games
6 1 (2.78%) International Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Audit Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Audit Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SailPoint Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) JDBC
2 2 (5.56%) JSP
2 2 (5.56%) RESTful
2 2 (5.56%) SailPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Servlets
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Information Security
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (19.44%) Data Security
4 7 (19.44%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Line Management
7 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) BeanShell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) CISA
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) CISSP
5 5 (13.89%) CISM
5 5 (13.89%) CLAS
5 5 (13.89%) GIAC
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) ACCA
7 1 (2.78%) CIMA
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PMP
7 1 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) GDPR
2 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (25.00%) COBIT
3 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (8.33%) GxP
6 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (5.56%) ITGC
6 2 (5.56%) QA
7 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Control-M
1 1 (2.78%) Icinga
1 1 (2.78%) Netcool
1 1 (2.78%) QRadar
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Sun
4 2 (5.56%) Workday
5 1 (2.78%) Altiris
5 1 (2.78%) BMC
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.78%) Intel
5 1 (2.78%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.78%) Qualys
5 1 (2.78%) Serena
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Tanium
5 1 (2.78%) VMware