The first table below looks at the demand for COSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank - 373 416
Contract jobs citing COSO 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Average daily rate - £490 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2112 1773 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.53% 8.07% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1204 1495
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 68
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.32 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.49 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £135.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
COSO
England

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in London

COSO
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

COSO Daily Rate Trend in London

COSO
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COSO across the London region.

COSO Hourly Rate Trend in London

COSO
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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COSO
England

COSO
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) X.509
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) X.509
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS