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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% 0.72% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.82% 6.88% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £52.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +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
122 189 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.08% 10.53% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 95 107
Median daily rate £366 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management

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 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management