The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COSO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
COSO
North West

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
147 139 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.12% 8.38% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 46
Average daily rate £390 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £244 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

COSO
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

COSO Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

COSO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Degree

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Head of IT
1 3 (60.00%) Head of IT Security
1 3 (60.00%) Head of Security
2 2 (40.00%) Head of IT Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Head of Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001