The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 28 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 5 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.00% - 4.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.63% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £421
% change year-on-year
- +12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solvency II
South 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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
32 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.80% 7.34% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 18
Average daily rate £425 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £281 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £21.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -54.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Solvency II
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Essbase
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Hyperion
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) CIMA
4 1 (20.00%) ACCA
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Essbase
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Essbase Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Hyperion
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) CA