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 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 67 66
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.76% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
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
52 105 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.68% 10.91% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 69 46
Median daily rate £401 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £350 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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