Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 183 204
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -29
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 1.10% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £278 £318 £325
90th Percentile £538 £383 £515
England median daily rate £434 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -13.25% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +42.86% +87.17%

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 547 544 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.61% 11.30% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 332 443
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% -1.96%
10th Percentile £250 £188 £206
90th Percentile £550 £525 £524
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -30.00% -20.48%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.68 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.88 £53.75 £42.25
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.77% +5.19%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 November 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
Warwickshire +11 6 £513 +46.43% 1
Birmingham - 4 £453 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £275 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) IT Audit
2 6 (42.86%) CISA
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) SAP GRC
4 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (28.57%) SAP HANA
4 4 (28.57%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Google

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 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Auditor
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) IT Auditor
2 2 (14.29%) SOX Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Finance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Communications Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) IT Audit
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.14%) Record to Report
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISA
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ACCA
5 1 (7.14%) CIMA
5 1 (7.14%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GDPR
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) FISMA
2 1 (7.14%) HIPAA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) Google