The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 134 119
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.100% 0.20% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 1.96% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £384 £423
% change year-on-year +20.52% -9.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 157 306 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.82% 10.26% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 216 156
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 2 £450 - 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CNA
4 2 (20.00%) CNE
4 2 (20.00%) Novell Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Operational Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) BAPI
1 1 (10.00%) IDoc
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
1 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CNA
2 2 (20.00%) CNE
2 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (20.00%) CRISC
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Novell Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee