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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 54 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 1.09% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Median daily rate £425 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
59 110 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.94% 10.89% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 89 54
Median daily rate £425 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £239 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.35% -8.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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
Knutsford +12 2 £388 -6.06%
Chester - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) BS25999
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) COSO
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Head of IT
1 2 (40.00%) Head of IT Operations
1 2 (40.00%) Head of Operations
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) BS25999
2 1 (20.00%) COSO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix