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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.34% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +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
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
21 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.09% 3.64% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £346 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £433 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 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 Chester region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
3 2 (33.33%) Head of IT Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Head of Operations
3 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT