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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 2.60% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £479 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% +6.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +176.64%

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
39 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.06% 8.53% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 41
Median daily rate £363 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -37.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 - 2 £350 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) COSO
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT Operations
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Operations
1 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technology Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) BS25999
2 1 (16.67%) COSO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix