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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 159 138 137
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.057% 0.63% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 6.13% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 5
Median daily rate - £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
294 457 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.41% 10.20% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 300 172
Median daily rate £413 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 24
Median hourly rate £41.50 £17.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.46% -0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £14.05 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £28.50 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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
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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
Cheshire -5 2 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) COBIT
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (7.14%) ISAE 3402

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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) IT Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Head of IT
4 2 (14.29%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Head of Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SOX Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Auditor
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISM
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
3 1 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) SSAE 16
3 1 (7.14%) Val IT
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