Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 316 319
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 88 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.21% 2.95% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 29
South East median daily rate £423 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +32.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £250 £326 £255
90th Percentile £663 £560 £600
England median daily rate £453 £488 £444
% change year-on-year -7.18% +9.86% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £41.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.35% +16.08% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £20.13 £32.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £57.70 £37.48
England median hourly rate £26.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -48.00% +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 2,089 2,037 2,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.70% 12.62% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,238 1,237 1,166
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 109
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.01% +31.58% -11.83%
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.41 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +4.41%

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 October 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
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 October 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 +34 46 £350 -20.45% 8
Berkshire +5 28 £425 -7.61% 8
Hampshire -7 19 £375 +8.70%
Surrey -19 15 £459 -0.49%
Buckinghamshire +21 12 £250 -37.50%
West Sussex - 8 £531 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £800 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 32 (36.36%) ITIL
3 26 (29.55%) Information Security
4 25 (28.41%) GDPR
5 23 (26.14%) SAP
5 23 (26.14%) PCI DSS
6 17 (19.32%) Management Information System
6 17 (19.32%) Oracle
6 17 (19.32%) Imperva
6 17 (19.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (18.18%) Degree
7 16 (18.18%) Linux
7 16 (18.18%) ERP
7 16 (18.18%) ITIL V3
8 15 (17.05%) IBM
9 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
9 14 (15.91%) TOGAF
10 13 (14.77%) Data Protection
10 13 (14.77%) Windows
10 13 (14.77%) CISSP
10 13 (14.77%) Project Management
10 13 (14.77%) Change Management
10 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
11 12 (13.64%) CISA
11 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (13.64%) Security Architecture
12 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (12.50%) Qualys
12 11 (12.50%) Java
12 11 (12.50%) CISM

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 9 (10.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
2 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.41%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.27%) SAP GRC
3 2 (2.27%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) NFC
2 3 (3.41%) Network Security
2 3 (3.41%) VPN
3 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.27%) SSH
4 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.27%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.14%) QlikView
4 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) SonarQube
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Back Office
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Digital Economy
4 2 (2.27%) German Language
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Analyst
2 22 (25.00%) Architect
3 16 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) Consultant
4 8 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Database Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Payments Architect
8 4 (4.55%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.55%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.41%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) Node.js
2 4 (4.55%) SailPoint
2 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.14%) EDI
4 1 (1.14%) JAAS
4 1 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (1.14%) OAuth
4 1 (1.14%) OpenID
4 1 (1.14%) SAML
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.14%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.36%) Public Cloud
4 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.23%) Driving Licence
5 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.95%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.68%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (5.68%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.27%) iSeries
8 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.14%) CMDB
9 1 (1.14%) HACMP
9 1 (1.14%) LPAR
9 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Solaris
4 4 (4.55%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.27%) CentOS
5 2 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) ITIL
2 26 (29.55%) Information Security
3 16 (18.18%) ERP
3 16 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
4 14 (15.91%) TOGAF
5 13 (14.77%) Change Management
5 13 (14.77%) Data Protection
5 13 (14.77%) Project Management
6 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 11 (12.50%) Security Management
8 10 (11.36%) Identity Management
8 10 (11.36%) Quality Management
9 9 (10.23%) Business Development
9 9 (10.23%) DevOps
9 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
9 9 (10.23%) Security Testing
9 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) Java
2 10 (11.36%) C#
3 4 (4.55%) Scala
3 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Degree
2 13 (14.77%) CISSP
3 12 (13.64%) CISA
4 11 (12.50%) CISM
5 9 (10.23%) CREST Certified
5 9 (10.23%) IISP
6 4 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (4.55%) CCSP
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.55%) CLAS
7 3 (3.41%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.27%) AAT
8 2 (2.27%) CEH
8 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.27%) PMP
8 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.41%) GDPR
2 23 (26.14%) PCI DSS
3 17 (19.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (10.23%) ISAE 3402
4 9 (10.23%) ISO 22301
4 9 (10.23%) ISO 31000
4 9 (10.23%) ISO 9001
4 9 (10.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (7.95%) HIPAA
6 5 (5.68%) COBIT
6 5 (5.68%) GxP
7 4 (4.55%) SLA
8 3 (3.41%) GAMP
9 2 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (2.27%) QA
10 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Nessus
1 9 (10.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.14%) MIIS
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.14%) QRadar
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) SAP
2 17 (19.32%) Imperva
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 15 (17.05%) IBM
4 11 (12.50%) Qualys
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco
6 9 (10.23%) ArcSight
6 9 (10.23%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (10.23%) Centrify
6 9 (10.23%) McAfee
6 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.23%) Splunk
6 9 (10.23%) Trend Micro
6 9 (10.23%) Tripwire
7 6 (6.82%) Sun
8 4 (4.55%) Google
8 4 (4.55%) Okta
9 3 (3.41%) CyberArk
9 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.41%) VMware