Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 334 308
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 -3
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 59 48 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.67% 2.41% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 62
South East median daily rate £460 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £352 £251 £313
90th Percentile £552 £610 £470
England median daily rate £500 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +11.42% +5.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £35.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.08% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +42.86% +87.17% -58.44%

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 2211 1993 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.12% 11.88% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1151 1340
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.69% +10.21%
10th Percentile £241 £220 £217
90th Percentile £562 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 102 114
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.68 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.90% -4.05% +26.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.88 £58.64
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.60
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.74% +9.34%

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 November 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 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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -13 24 £440 +25.71% 4
Berkshire +9 20 £460 +35.29% 1
Surrey -14 13 £461 -16.14%
Hampshire +13 8 £575 +91.67%
Middlesex +15 7 £475 +15.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 4 £400 -33.33% 3
Kent - 3 £500 - 1
West Sussex -3 1 £400 +46.79%
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 31 (52.54%) SAP
2 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 20 (33.90%) Service Management
3 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (27.12%) SAP Security
4 16 (27.12%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (25.42%) Management Information System
6 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
7 13 (22.03%) Information Security
8 12 (20.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
8 12 (20.34%) IBM
8 12 (20.34%) SAP GRC
9 11 (18.64%) SQL
9 11 (18.64%) Migration
9 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
10 10 (16.95%) Security Management
10 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
10 10 (16.95%) Information Security Management
10 10 (16.95%) ISMS
10 10 (16.95%) PCI DSS
10 10 (16.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Data Migration
11 9 (15.25%) Validation
11 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
11 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
11 9 (15.25%) GxP

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 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) SAP GRC
2 7 (11.86%) SAP APO
2 7 (11.86%) SAP MM
3 5 (8.47%) SAP MDM
4 2 (3.39%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.39%) SAP SM
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) BGP
3 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) MVNO
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
3 2 (3.39%) OSPF
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.69%) NAS
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SAP HANA
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (5.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) LSMW
General
1 12 (20.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Billing
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Manager
3 10 (16.95%) Security Manager
4 8 (13.56%) Compliance Manager
4 8 (13.56%) Security Compliance Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Data Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) SAP Data Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Service Security Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) SAP Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) EDI
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Management Information System
2 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) AS400
3 6 (10.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) RIA
5 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
1 20 (33.90%) Service Management
2 16 (27.12%) Identity Access Management
2 16 (27.12%) SAP Security
3 13 (22.03%) Information Security
3 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
4 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
5 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
5 11 (18.64%) Migration
6 10 (16.95%) Information Security Management
6 10 (16.95%) ISMS
6 10 (16.95%) Security Management
6 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
6 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Data Migration
7 9 (15.25%) Validation
8 8 (13.56%) SIEM
9 7 (11.86%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (11.86%) Data Conversion
9 7 (11.86%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) CISSP
2 4 (6.78%) CISA
2 4 (6.78%) CISM
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.39%) CCIE
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) HND
4 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (15.25%) GxP
4 7 (11.86%) Data Quality
5 4 (6.78%) SLA
6 1 (1.69%) COBIT
6 1 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) SAP
2 12 (20.34%) IBM
3 6 (10.17%) HP
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Workday
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe
5 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) F5
5 2 (3.39%) hybris
5 2 (3.39%) Motorola
5 2 (3.39%) Remedy
5 2 (3.39%) Software AG
5 2 (3.39%) webMethods
6 1 (1.69%) Ariba
6 1 (1.69%) BMC
6 1 (1.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.69%) Genesys
6 1 (1.69%) McAfee