Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 325 321
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 86 37 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.80% 1.90% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 50
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +21.71% -10.59%
10th Percentile £250 £310 £233
90th Percentile £675 £565 £520
England median daily rate £459 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £27.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.80% -48.10% +50.00%
10th Percentile £28.60 £17.63 £26.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £36.68 £53.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +95.00% -42.86%

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 2,261 1,947 2,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.16% 12.02% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,268 1,184 1,272
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.00% +4.01%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £625 £560 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 72 109
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +18.01% -13.81%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £60.87 £46.75
England median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +28.95% -15.56% +4.65%

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 21 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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 +31 50 £338 -25.00% 5
Berkshire +16 29 £325 -27.78% 4
Surrey -16 20 £455 -5.21%
Buckinghamshire +21 14 £250 +56.25% 1
Hampshire -8 13 £500 +48.15% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £788 -
West Sussex +4 3 £525 -7.08%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 34 (39.53%) ITIL
3 24 (27.91%) Information Security
4 22 (25.58%) SAP
4 22 (25.58%) GDPR
5 21 (24.42%) PCI DSS
6 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
7 17 (19.77%) Change Management
7 17 (19.77%) ITIL V3
8 16 (18.60%) Degree
8 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
9 15 (17.44%) CISSP
9 15 (17.44%) Billing
10 14 (16.28%) Windows
11 13 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (15.12%) Project Management
11 13 (15.12%) Process Improvement
12 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
12 12 (13.95%) GxP
12 12 (13.95%) Linux
12 12 (13.95%) Oracle
13 11 (12.79%) Identity Management
13 11 (12.79%) CISM
13 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (12.79%) Security Architecture
14 10 (11.63%) Service Management
14 10 (11.63%) CISA
14 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (11.63%) Security Management
14 10 (11.63%) Microsoft

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 6 (6.98%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) SAP CO
1 9 (10.47%) SAP FI
2 8 (9.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (6.98%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (1.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) LAN
2 3 (3.49%) Network Security
2 3 (3.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) NFC
4 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.16%) Junos
4 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
4 1 (1.16%) Multicast
4 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) TACACS
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (5.81%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.33%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.16%) QlikView
4 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Billing
3 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (8.14%) Banking
6 6 (6.98%) Digital Economy
7 4 (4.65%) Legal
8 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.33%) Dutch Language
9 2 (2.33%) German Language
9 2 (2.33%) Polish Language
9 2 (2.33%) Spanish Language
10 1 (1.16%) Back Office
10 1 (1.16%) French Language
10 1 (1.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Architect
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Security Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Billing Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Security Officer
6 5 (5.81%) AWS Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Information Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.65%) IT Security Officer
7 4 (4.65%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) EDI
2 6 (6.98%) Node.js
3 5 (5.81%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (1.16%) JAAS
5 1 (1.16%) Memcached
5 1 (1.16%) OAuth
5 1 (1.16%) OpenID
5 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.16%) SAML
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
5 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.98%) Driving Licence
6 5 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (5.81%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.33%) iSeries
8 1 (1.16%) Clustering
8 1 (1.16%) Contactless
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) ITIL
2 24 (27.91%) Information Security
3 17 (19.77%) Change Management
3 17 (19.77%) ITIL V3
4 13 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (15.12%) Process Improvement
4 13 (15.12%) Project Management
5 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
6 11 (12.79%) Identity Management
6 11 (12.79%) Security Architecture
7 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.63%) Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (11.63%) Security Management
7 10 (11.63%) Service Management
8 9 (10.47%) Change Control
8 9 (10.47%) Decision-Making
8 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.30%) Compliance Audit
9 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) Java
2 7 (8.14%) C#
3 4 (4.65%) Scala
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
2 15 (17.44%) CISSP
3 11 (12.79%) CISM
4 10 (11.63%) CISA
5 6 (6.98%) CREST Certified
5 6 (6.98%) IISP
5 6 (6.98%) SAP Certification
6 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.81%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.49%) CEH
8 2 (2.33%) AAT
8 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.33%) PMP
9 1 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.16%) ACCA
9 1 (1.16%) CIMA
9 1 (1.16%) CLAS
9 1 (1.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.58%) GDPR
2 21 (24.42%) PCI DSS
3 12 (13.95%) GxP
4 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (10.47%) HIPAA
5 9 (10.47%) SLA
6 6 (6.98%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (6.98%) ISO 22301
6 6 (6.98%) ISO 31000
6 6 (6.98%) ISO 9001
6 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (4.65%) COBIT
8 3 (3.49%) GAMP
8 3 (3.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (2.33%) QA
10 1 (1.16%) Basel II
10 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.33%) HDFS
3 1 (1.16%) Corosync
3 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Nessus
1 6 (6.98%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 5 (5.81%) HP ALM
3 4 (4.65%) MIIS
4 1 (1.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) SAP
2 12 (13.95%) Oracle
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.47%) IBM
4 9 (10.47%) Imperva
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco
5 7 (8.14%) McAfee
5 7 (8.14%) Qualys
6 6 (6.98%) ArcSight
6 6 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (6.98%) Centrify
6 6 (6.98%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) Splunk
6 6 (6.98%) Trend Micro
6 6 (6.98%) Tripwire
7 5 (5.81%) CyberArk
7 5 (5.81%) Sun
8 2 (2.33%) NetApp
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) Tableau