The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 76 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.44% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.85% 6.94% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
73 72 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.85% 6.32% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 35
Average daily rate £430 £325 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +17.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £182 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) IT Auditor
2 5 (83.33%) Information Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Auditor
3 3 (50.00%) IT Risk Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (33.33%) IT Risk Consultant
4 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
4 2 (33.33%) Consultant
4 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft