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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 76 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.57% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.26% 3.26% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -15.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.88
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

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
54 92 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.12% 9.48% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 47
Median daily rate £414 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 8
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly 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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 4 £375 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Degree

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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT