The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 401 - 376
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COSO 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.059% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£513 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £850
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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1704 1938 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 8.65% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1319 1087
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 39 35
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.05 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £75.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) CRISC

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001