The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 158 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COSO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £702 £471 -
% change year-on-year
+48.96% -
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
294 358 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.83% 9.63% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 208 145
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £700 £652
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 22
Median hourly rate £44.25 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.16% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.73 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing COSO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COSO
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

COSO Daily Rate Trend in the North West

COSO
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Manchester - 1 - -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 North West region with a requirement for COSO.

1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) COBIT
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
3 5 (71.43%) Cryptography
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Head of IT
1 5 (71.43%) Head of IT Security
1 5 (71.43%) Head of Security
2 4 (57.14%) Head of IT Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Head of Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) COBIT
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001