The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 218 212 225
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 27 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.98% 4.87% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 14
Median daily rate £450 £429 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +5.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £298 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +50.00%  
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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 907 1068 1280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.56% 11.58% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 620 648
Median daily rate £425 £386 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 38
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £55.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +17 16 £281 -29.30% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 -
Surrey +1 3 £483 +5.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £525 -
Hampshire +9 1 - - 1
Kent +6 1 £565 +30.63% 1
Middlesex +2 1 £450 -14.28%
West Sussex -3 1 £565 +38.39% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) SAP
3 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco
5 12 (23.08%) Firewall
5 12 (23.08%) Network Security
5 12 (23.08%) F5
6 11 (21.15%) HIPAA
6 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
6 11 (21.15%) LAN
6 11 (21.15%) WAN
7 10 (19.23%) MS Office
7 10 (19.23%) Problem Management
7 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
8 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
8 9 (17.31%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (17.31%) Web Filtering
8 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
8 9 (17.31%) Brocade
8 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) CISSP
8 9 (17.31%) Juniper
9 8 (15.38%) SSL
9 8 (15.38%) Intel Security
9 8 (15.38%) Blue Coat
9 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
10 7 (13.46%) Junos
10 7 (13.46%) JNCIA

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.77%) MS Project
4 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SAP GRC
2 2 (3.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Firewall
1 12 (23.08%) Network Security
2 11 (21.15%) LAN
2 11 (21.15%) WAN
3 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 8 (15.38%) SSL
4 7 (13.46%) Junos
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (5.77%) IMAP
6 3 (5.77%) SAN
7 2 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MS Access
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.69%) Legal
5 3 (5.77%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Advertising
7 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
1 12 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 12 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Auditor
4 6 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Auditor
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.77%) SAP Security Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Memcached
1 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) CSS3
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.92%) JSON
2 1 (1.92%) Modernizr
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) CESG
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.92%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Mesosphere
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.23%) Problem Management
3 9 (17.31%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (17.31%) Web Filtering
4 7 (13.46%) SAP Security
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.62%) IT Audit
7 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
1 2 (3.85%) Java
1 2 (3.85%) Python
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C#
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) CISSP
2 7 (13.46%) JNCIA
2 7 (13.46%) JNCIP
2 7 (13.46%) JNCIS
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ACCA
4 3 (5.77%) CIMA
5 2 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) IISP
5 2 (3.85%) ISACA
5 2 (3.85%) JNCIE
5 2 (3.85%) MBA
5 2 (3.85%) PhD
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) HIPAA
2 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.54%) SLA
4 4 (7.69%) COBIT
4 4 (7.69%) QA
5 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (5.77%) PMO
6 2 (3.85%) FedRAMP
7 1 (1.92%) GAAP
7 1 (1.92%) GMP
7 1 (1.92%) GxP
7 1 (1.92%) IAS 39
7 1 (1.92%) IFRS
7 1 (1.92%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Corosync
1 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.85%) Pacemaker
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Control-M
2 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) SAP
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco
3 12 (23.08%) F5
4 9 (17.31%) Brocade
4 9 (17.31%) Juniper
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
5 8 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 8 (15.38%) Intel Security
6 6 (11.54%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.77%) Hyperion
8 3 (5.77%) NetApp
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.85%) Symantec
9 2 (3.85%) VMware
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