The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13  
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.46% 1.74% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £384 £423
% change year-on-year +20.52% -9.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 122 230 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.71% 12.94% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 136 102
Median daily rate £394 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +302.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Manchester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Manchester

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Akamai
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Meraki
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto