The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 29 March 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 114 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.074% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 1.06% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £420 £513 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.04% +365.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 148 188 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.02% 9.64% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 134 179
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +23.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.61 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £18.40 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in West Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in West Yorkshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Pudsey - 1 £420 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (66.67%) Data Security
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) Database Security
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (11.11%) Splunk
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (11.11%) QRadar
6 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (11.11%) IFRS
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) HPUX
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Basel II
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Security Technical Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (66.67%) Data Security
2 4 (44.44%) Database Security
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Basel II
3 1 (11.11%) IFRS
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk