The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 107 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.21% 1.96% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
165 153 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.96% 9.43% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 41
Median daily rate £394 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.45% +24.00%
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Manchester region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security Management
2 7 (70.00%) Security Management
2 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Val IT
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (10.00%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (10.00%) SSAE 16
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Malware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security Management
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (70.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) SSAE 16
3 1 (10.00%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Intel Security