The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 months to 27 April 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 91 90
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.15% 0.82% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.30% 7.05% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £565 £459 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.16% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +155.00% -42.85%  

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 154 156 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.86% 11.61% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 80
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £203 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.06 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +35.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Surrey

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Surrey

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) CAE
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Auditor
1 2 (40.00%) IT Auditor
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Security Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) SOX Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CAE
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CyberArk