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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 160 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COSO 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COSO
London

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
312 478 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 8.72% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 354 470
Median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing COSO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COSO 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 City of London region with a requirement for COSO.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ISO27005
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Legal

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) ISO27005
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory