Period
to 15 November 2019

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 6 months to 15 November 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 319 313
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +25
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 45 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.69% 3.64% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 36
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -18.48% +9.52%
10th Percentile £326 £250 £352
90th Percentile £671 £565 £552
England median daily rate £475 £434 £500
% change year-on-year +9.51% -13.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South East median hourly rate - - £41.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,673 2,087 2,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.32% 12.47% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1,242 1,317
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £220 £239
90th Percentile £588 £594 £561
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 59 69
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £20.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.16% -8.75% +6.40%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.46 £22.10 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.90% +10.49% -11.77%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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
Thames Valley -7 20 £388 +10.71% 3
Berkshire -4 19 £388 -11.43% 3
Surrey +44 10 £500 +37.93% 1
Hampshire +7 8 £350 +0.72% 2
West Sussex +13 4 £415 -22.79%
Kent - 3 £500 -
Oxfordshire +28 1 £700 -12.50%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 13 (28.89%) SQL
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
1 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
2 12 (26.67%) GDPR
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle
5 9 (20.00%) Degree
6 8 (17.78%) Project Delivery
6 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 8 (17.78%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) Finance
7 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (15.56%) DevOps
7 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (13.33%) Azure
8 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.33%) SSDT
8 6 (13.33%) Master Data Management
8 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
8 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring 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 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Azure
2 4 (8.89%) AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.33%) SSDT
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) Big Data
4 4 (8.89%) DTS
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.44%) MS Access
6 2 (4.44%) Redis
7 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Administrator
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Data Integration Specialist
2 5 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Production Support Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) DBA
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Middleware
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) JSON
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) Memcached
3 1 (2.22%) ModSecurity
3 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.22%) React
3 1 (2.22%) React Native
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Change Management
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
1 8 (17.78%) Project Delivery
1 8 (17.78%) SDLC
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps
3 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Master Data Management
3 6 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Coaching
4 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
5 4 (8.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Korn
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (6.67%) C
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) HNC
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.67%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) CISM
6 2 (4.44%) PMP
7 1 (2.22%) ACCA
7 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCNP
7 1 (2.22%) CIMA
7 1 (2.22%) CISA
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) ISACA
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
2 12 (26.67%) GDPR
3 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (8.89%) GAMP
5 2 (4.44%) HIPAA
5 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.44%) NIST
5 2 (4.44%) QA
5 2 (4.44%) SLA
6 1 (2.22%) COBIT
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.22%) GxP
6 1 (2.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Corosync
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Pacemaker
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Cognos
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Imperva
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Varonis
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.22%) Genesys
7 1 (2.22%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow