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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 147 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 2.30% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year
-40.74% +16.88%
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
315 391 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.97% 10.49% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 222 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 25
Median hourly rate £80.00 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+416.12% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.60 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +2 5 £400 - 1
Cheshire -11 5 £375 -16.66%
Manchester - 5 - - 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) Risk Management
3 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
4 12 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 12 (40.00%) Security Management
4 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (30.00%) SDLC
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) COBIT
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Change Management
9 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 3 (10.00%) CISM
11 3 (10.00%) CISSP
11 3 (10.00%) Degree
12 2 (6.67%) Banking
12 2 (6.67%) SAP Security
12 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
12 2 (6.67%) SAP
12 2 (6.67%) Service Management
13 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
13 1 (3.33%) J2EE
13 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
13 1 (3.33%) SharePoint

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 6 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) IT Auditor
5 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Malware Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) Risk Management
3 12 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 12 (40.00%) Security Management
4 9 (30.00%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) SAP Security
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
9 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
9 1 (3.33%) Line Management
9 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CISM
1 3 (10.00%) CISSP
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (23.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (3.33%) PMBOK
3 1 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) SSAE 16
3 1 (3.33%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
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