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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 66 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 1.40% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.67% 12.03% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Median daily rate - £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
75 133 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.48% 11.62% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 110 43
Median daily rate £444 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £343 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £637 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.33 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.04% +0.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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
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 25 September 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 - 2 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
1 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) COBIT
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Intranet
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management

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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Head of IT
3 2 (28.57%) Head of IT Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Head of Operations
3 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) COBIT