The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.57% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
Sarbanes-Oxley
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.23% 9.27% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £346 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £433 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Chester region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (20.00%) Head of IT Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT