Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 346 510 561
Rank change year-on-year +164 +51 -33
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 26 66 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.73% 1.72% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 38
Median daily rate £520 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -18.18% +17.02%
10th Percentile £406 £293 £321
90th Percentile £675 £650 £705
England median daily rate £481 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +1.32% +4.40% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.18 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.49% -60.71%
England median hourly rate £36.88 £33.78 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.16% -24.93% -42.12%

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 1,503 3,839 5,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.14% 9.63% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 2,618 3,554
Median daily rate £500 £500 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.04% -4.80%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.95 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.10% -17.05% +24.69%
10th Percentile £18.94 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £52.25 £62.63
Median hourly rate £27.09 £22.36 £24.00
% change year-on-year +21.17% -6.85% +20.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +137 5 £413 -12.23%
West London +50 1 £540 +30.12% 1
North London - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 12 (46.15%) Information Security
1 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
3 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 9 (34.62%) COBIT
3 9 (34.62%) Patch Management
3 9 (34.62%) GDPR
4 8 (30.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (26.92%) Public Sector
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Serverless
6 6 (23.08%) Data Security
6 6 (23.08%) CISSP
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (23.08%) CISA
7 5 (19.23%) CISM
7 5 (19.23%) GIAC

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 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Serverless
2 5 (19.23%) Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) AWS
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Serena SBM
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (26.92%) Public Sector
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Arabic Language
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) International Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
1 8 (30.77%) Security Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.85%) CMDB
5 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Patch Management
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (23.08%) Data Security
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) CISA
3 6 (23.08%) CISSP
4 5 (19.23%) CISM
4 5 (19.23%) CLAS
4 5 (19.23%) GIAC
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ACCA
6 1 (3.85%) CIMA
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (34.62%) COBIT
2 9 (34.62%) GDPR
2 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (30.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (3.85%) GxP
5 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.85%) ITGC
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Control-M
1 1 (3.85%) Icinga
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) QRadar
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Altiris
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
4 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.85%) Qualys
4 1 (3.85%) Serena
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Tanium
4 1 (3.85%) VMware