The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 434 420 437
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing COSO 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.061% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.63% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COSO
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2196 2207 2378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.57% 9.57% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1495 1664
Median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 35
Median hourly rate £16.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.98% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.30 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £67.75 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £435 -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 London region with a requirement for COSO.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) COBIT
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Internal Audit
3 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
4 4 (36.36%) ISO27005
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) IT Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Risk Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) CIO
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Internal Audit
2 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) ISO27005
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft