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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COSO 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
261 211 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.66% 7.79% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 114 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COSO across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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