The first table below looks at the demand for the Actuary role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Actuary in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actuary
Rank 558 537 558
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Actuary 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £900
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Actuary
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Actuary
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Actuary in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Actuary Jobs Demand Trend in England

Actuary
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Actuary Daily Rate Trend in England

Actuary
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Actuary across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Actuary Daily Rate Histogram in England

Actuary
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Actuary in their job title 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 with Actuary in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Solvency II
3 4 (33.33%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) DTV
4 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) MoSes
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Cognos
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management

Actuary
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Actuary in their job title 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 with Actuary in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (16.67%) MoSes
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Statistics
2 3 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) HP
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 - £710 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago