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 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 109 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.053% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 3.09% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
140 162 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.46% 9.07% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 85 56
Median daily rate £425 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +68.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Remediation Plan
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) COBIT
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Val IT
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) PMBOK
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16

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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Remediation Plan
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (16.67%) PMBOK
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
3 1 (16.67%) Val IT