The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 140 137 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 16 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.18% 2.68% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £515 £450 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+176.31% -68.92%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
309 299 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.10% 9.18% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 172 115
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £570 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 22
Average hourly rate £38.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.27% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.38 £47.05 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North West region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Sarbanes-Oxley Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North West region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 14 £433 - 1
Cheshire -7 1 £538 +19.44%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (67.50%) Risk Management
2 25 (62.50%) Finance
3 20 (50.00%) Banking
4 13 (32.50%) Information Security
4 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
5 12 (30.00%) Information Security Management
5 12 (30.00%) Security Management
6 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) SAP Security
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Internal Audit
8 2 (5.00%) IT Audit
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (2.50%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (2.50%) SSAE 16
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) Val IT
9 1 (2.50%) Demand Management
9 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.50%) Line Management
9 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Consultant
1 14 (35.00%) Risk Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Audit Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Audit Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security Auditor
6 1 (2.50%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.50%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Malware Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Risk Management
2 13 (32.50%) Information Security
3 12 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 12 (30.00%) Security Management
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Internal Audit
5 2 (5.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Security
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Demand Management
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Threat Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.50%) SSAE 16
2 1 (2.50%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
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