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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 82 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.50% 1.25% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +57.40%
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
111 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.99% 7.23% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 27
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £121 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £400 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £9.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +74.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.46 £9.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £120.50 £10.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 2015, 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 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) French Language
4 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (20.00%) Imperva
4 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) GxP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (20.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Imperva
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware