The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 209 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COSO 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£663 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £410
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
516 478 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.73% 8.17% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 338 455
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.32 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £31.75 £61.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COSO across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COSO
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COSO across the City of London region.

COSO Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

COSO
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COSO across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

COSO Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing COSO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COSO.

1 3 (100.00%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) CRISC
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing COSO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Security
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Cyber Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) Tripwire