The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.17% 1.06% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +176.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 94 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.13% 10.08% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 67 56
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £198 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £44.95 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.76% -22.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +80.85%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Knutsford - 1 £350 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) COSO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (20.00%) BS25999

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technology Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) BS25999
2 1 (20.00%) COSO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago