Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 197 225
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -9
Contract jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.39% 1.82% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
North West median daily rate £420 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.64% +46.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £400 £423 £363
90th Percentile £480 £675 £430
England median daily rate £463 £485 £434
% change year-on-year -4.54% +11.75% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £77.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -36.98% +288.75% -

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 587 549 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.64% 9.50% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 349 431
North West median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £250
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 20 26
North West median hourly rate £28.19 £19.06 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.90% -43.94% +61.37%
10th Percentile £12.20 £8.77 £10.22
90th Percentile £67.50 £44.48 £84.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.05% -10.00% +6.77%

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 August 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 -3 10 £400 -0.62% 1
Manchester -22 4 £438 -27.08% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Line Management
4 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
5 4 (28.57%) COBIT
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 4 (28.57%) IT Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Balanced Scorecard
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) COSO
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team
5 4 (28.57%) Scorecard
6 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) Law
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
7 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (14.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
7 2 (14.29%) MIIS

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 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Law
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (14.29%) JDE Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Line Management
2 4 (28.57%) Balanced Scorecard
2 4 (28.57%) IT Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Scorecard
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Threat Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 4 (28.57%) COBIT
2 4 (28.57%) COSO
3 3 (21.43%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) MIIS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards