Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 190 223
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 -25
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 1.60% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.88% -8.33%
England median daily rate £448 £500 £449
% change year-on-year -10.50% +11.42% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -48.00% +42.86% -

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 560 562 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.46% 10.01% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 351 437
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +0.88% -0.88%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 20 24
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £13.00 £22.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.31% -42.72% +10.71%
10th Percentile £12.73 £8.94 £9.19
90th Percentile £67.50 £43.78 £47.33
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sarbanes-Oxley 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 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -1 6 £400 -
Manchester -20 3 - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (66.67%) SLA
1 6 (66.67%) Line Management
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Life Science

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Compliance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow