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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 67 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 1.62% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.33% 16.33% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
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- £319 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.49% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
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 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.63% 9.90% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 26
Average daily rate £338 £338 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £262 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.35 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% +28.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) GxP
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Assurance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GxP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS