Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 192 174
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.32% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 2.92% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -17.11% +22.58%
10th Percentile £318 £324 £463
90th Percentile £383 £605 £488
England median daily rate £486 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +11.14% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 550 684 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.36% 11.06% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 446 286
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.91% +14.44%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £225
90th Percentile £525 £517 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -9.40% +53.31%
10th Percentile £9.68 £10.84 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.25 £43.43
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 23 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
Warwickshire -1 6 £350 -6.67%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP