Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 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 > South East
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 253 308 329
Rank change year-on-year +55 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 30 68 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.88% 3.51% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 28
Median daily rate £444 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £181 £232 £393
90th Percentile £630 £625 £603
England median daily rate £450 £480 £453
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.08% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.88 £62.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.00% +45.35% +10.97%
10th Percentile £20.14 £61.25 £25.15
90th Percentile £54.51 £63.75 £49.00
England median hourly rate £36.88 £62.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -41.00% +38.89% +15.38%

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 1,041 1,935 2,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.77% 12.29% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 1,099 1,250
Median daily rate £413 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £225 £225 £256
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 78
Median hourly rate £19.94 £26.42 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +16.51% +22.55%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £54.88 £63.75 £49.13
Median hourly rate £25.68 £21.88 £21.90
% change year-on-year +17.37% -0.09% +6.83%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South East over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 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
Thames Valley +34 12 £388 +14.81% 3
Hampshire +37 7 £115 -77.00%
Berkshire +18 7 £450 +27.66% 2
Surrey +61 6 £590 +18.00% 1
West Sussex +22 5 £438 -14.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £253 -8.18% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 12 (40.00%) Finance
1 12 (40.00%) GDPR
2 10 (33.33%) SAP
3 9 (30.00%) Azure
3 9 (30.00%) AWS
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) SDLC
5 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) GxP
6 6 (20.00%) Information Security
6 6 (20.00%) DevOps
6 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) EDI
8 4 (13.33%) ERP
8 4 (13.33%) Windows
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) SAP GRC
8 4 (13.33%) RSA Archer
8 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (13.33%) Regtech
8 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow

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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP GRC
2 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) AWS
1 9 (30.00%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
2 4 (13.33%) PaaS
2 4 (13.33%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SSDT
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Integration Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) EDI
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.33%) Pricing Data
2 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Life Science
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Debian
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (26.67%) SDLC
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security
2 6 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Master Data Management
3 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Regtech
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Korn
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ACCA
2 3 (10.00%) CIMA
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) HNC
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISMP
4 1 (3.33%) CRISC
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) GDPR
2 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.00%) GxP
4 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (10.00%) QA
6 2 (6.67%) IFRS
7 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (3.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (3.33%) ISO 31000
7 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (3.33%) NIST
7 1 (3.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Guardium
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.33%) Centrify
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Imperva
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.33%) Tripwire