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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 86 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.60% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.95% 5.83% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.30% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.01%
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
84 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.68% 10.26% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 36
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £333 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 5 May 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 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) COBIT
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (50.00%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) German Language
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) COBIT