Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 292 280
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12 +31
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 64 58 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.89% 3.17% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 60
South East median daily rate £470 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.94% +8.55% -5.00%
10th Percentile £370 £263 £307
90th Percentile £615 £615 £475
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £52.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -28.66% +16.81%
10th Percentile £22.93 £33.48 £47.50
90th Percentile £57.70 £38.93 £59.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% -28.57% +128.26%

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 2,213 1,827 2,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.37% 11.79% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,336 1,068 1,267
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £217
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 97 117
South East median hourly rate £26.80 £17.43 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.76% -41.90% +64.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.74 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.70 £62.55
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.09 £24.23
% change year-on-year -9.04% -4.72% +21.15%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -23 30 £440 +25.71% 1
Berkshire -8 23 £440 +46.42%
Hampshire +12 10 £569 +51.67% 4
Surrey -23 10 £470 -14.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 7 £528 -10.21% 1
Middlesex +2 6 £464 +11.47%
Kent - 3 £500 - 3
West Sussex -4 1 £400 +46.79%
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 (31.25%) SAP
2 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Migration
2 14 (21.88%) Information Security
2 14 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 13 (20.31%) Firewall
3 13 (20.31%) Service Management
4 12 (18.75%) Windows
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
5 11 (17.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.63%) SAP Security
6 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
6 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (14.06%) GxP
7 9 (14.06%) Unix
7 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
7 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
7 9 (14.06%) Validation
7 9 (14.06%) Data Migration
8 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 8 (12.50%) ETL
9 7 (10.94%) CISSP
9 7 (10.94%) SAP APO

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 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) SAP APO
1 7 (10.94%) SAP MM
2 6 (9.38%) SAP GRC
3 5 (7.81%) SAP MDM
4 2 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.13%) SAP SM
5 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) LAN
2 7 (10.94%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) Multicast
4 2 (3.13%) BGP
4 2 (3.13%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.13%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) OSPF
4 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (4.69%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.69%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) LSMW
General
1 11 (17.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Billing
3 3 (4.69%) German Language
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.13%) French Language
4 2 (3.13%) Swedish Language
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Architect
2 8 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Data Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Service Manager
4 6 (9.38%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) SAP Data Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Compliance Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Security Compliance Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Service Security Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.56%) EDI
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) JSON
3 1 (1.56%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.38%) AS400
4 6 (9.38%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.81%) Clustering
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.56%) FMCG
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) RIA
7 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Solaris
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Information Security
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
1 14 (21.88%) Migration
2 13 (20.31%) Service Management
3 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
3 10 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (15.63%) SAP Security
3 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (14.06%) Data Migration
4 9 (14.06%) Validation
5 8 (12.50%) ETL
5 8 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 7 (10.94%) Analytics
6 7 (10.94%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (10.94%) Data Conversion
6 7 (10.94%) Data Extraction
6 7 (10.94%) Data Mapping
6 7 (10.94%) Network Design
6 7 (10.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) CISSP
2 4 (6.25%) CISA
2 4 (6.25%) CISM
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) CCIE
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) PCI DSS
2 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (14.06%) GxP
4 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
4 7 (10.94%) GDPR
5 6 (9.38%) SLA
6 2 (3.13%) Basel II
6 2 (3.13%) HIPAA
6 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.13%) HDFS
3 1 (1.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) SAP
2 6 (9.38%) IBM
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) Workday
4 2 (3.13%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.13%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.13%) F5
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Remedy
4 2 (3.13%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.56%) Concur
5 1 (1.56%) hybris
5 1 (1.56%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk