The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solvency II
London / City of London
Rank 147 113 163
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +50
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 10 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 1.01% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.26% 9.23% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 18
Median daily rate £500 £507 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £370 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
307 336 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.50% 10.97% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 234 348
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £31.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% +85.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Solvency II as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solvency II across the City of London region.

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solvency II
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solvency II across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Solvency II Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Solvency II
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II across the City of London region.

Solvency II Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Data Extraction
7 5 (13.89%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (11.11%) MS Office
8 4 (11.11%) VBA
8 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Reference Data
9 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Tableau
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (8.33%) Data Protection

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.56%) MS Access
6 2 (5.56%) SAS EBI
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Access Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Governance Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Excel Developer
6 3 (8.33%) PMO Lead
6 3 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 4 (11.11%) Reference Data
4 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
3 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Data Governance
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.78%) ITSM
8 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) VBA
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica
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