Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 202 209
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.08% 0.90% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
South West median daily rate £575 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £405 £370 £271
90th Percentile £663 £575 £655
England median daily rate £494 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +12.22% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 744 781 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.24% 13.45% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 563 612
South West median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% -6.07%
10th Percentile £257 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 32
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +56.86%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.33 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -8 4 £518 +35.74%
Wiltshire - 4 £575 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) IT Audit
2 4 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (50.00%) GDPR
2 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) PSD2
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Network Segmentation
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) IAG
4 2 (25.00%) OSCP
4 2 (25.00%) OWASP
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) PKI
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Database Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) SABSA
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Auditor
1 4 (50.00%) IT Auditor
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SOX Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) IT Audit
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Database Security
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) OSCP
1 2 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) PSD2
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) IAG
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle