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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 96 89
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 6.08% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £433 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +176.31%

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
111 181 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.15% 9.71% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 81
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

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