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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 152 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Contract jobs citing COSO 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.019% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £738 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+63.88% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
326 461 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.36% 8.97% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 339 433
Average daily rate £500 £449 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £577 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.13 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +61.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.23 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £41.03 £23.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory