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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 87 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.62% 2.38% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
89 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.34% 7.35% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 33
Average daily rate £323 £300 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £120 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.15 £97.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -82.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.05 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £115.25 £167.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
4 1 (16.67%) Imperva
4 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Support
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
3 1 (16.67%) Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Imperva
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle