Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 224 208
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16 -17
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 9 8 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.55% 1.25% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 29
North West median daily rate £380 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £345 £369 £406
90th Percentile £675 £481 £650
England median daily rate £486 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +11.14% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +42.86% +87.17% -55.21%

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 581 641 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.21% 9.42% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 400 649
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +17.18%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 45
North West median hourly rate £16.60 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.61% -9.38% +40.63%
10th Percentile £10.01 £9.19 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £43.75 £52.47
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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
Manchester +28 8 £380 -10.59% 1
Cheshire +4 1 £600 +41.18%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) HPUX
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) COSO
3 2 (22.22%) CRISC
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) COBIT
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Operations Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Operations Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IAM Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) HPUX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
1 2 (22.22%) COSO
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 1 (11.11%) SAP