The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 525 491 534
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +43
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 94 127 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% 2.71% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 96 58
Median daily rate £530 £488 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £407 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solvency II
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4484 4678 4614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.21% 9.20% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3050 2877
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 171 192
Median hourly rate £28.25 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.09% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.15 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in England

Solvency II
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solvency II across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Solvency II Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solvency II
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Solvency II Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solvency II
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London -7 77 £540 -1.81% 3
South East +14 12 £450 +5.88% 1
South West -7 2 £451 -2.43%
East of England +16 1 £325 +52.94%
North West -14 1 £475 -28.03%
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
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Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 86 (51.50%) Finance
2 44 (26.35%) SQL
3 34 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (19.76%) Data Modelling
5 30 (17.96%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (17.37%) Data Analysis
7 28 (16.77%) ETL
8 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
8 26 (15.57%) Business Analysis
9 23 (13.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (11.38%) Data Management
12 17 (10.18%) Project Management
13 15 (8.98%) Data Quality
13 15 (8.98%) Test Scripting
13 15 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (8.98%) Asset Management
14 14 (8.38%) Migration
14 14 (8.38%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (7.78%) Data Migration
16 12 (7.19%) SDLC
17 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (6.59%) UML
18 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
18 10 (5.99%) ERwin
18 10 (5.99%) Data Lineage
19 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Architecture
20 8 (4.79%) FpML
20 8 (4.79%) XML

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (4.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.60%) HFM
2 1 (0.60%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.60%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.96%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) QlikView
9 1 (0.60%) Big Data
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Power BI
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) ERwin
2 8 (4.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 86 (51.50%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Legal
3 5 (2.99%) Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (50.90%) Analyst
2 49 (29.34%) Business Analyst
3 33 (19.76%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 27 (16.17%) Developer
5 26 (15.57%) Architect
6 22 (13.17%) Project Manager
7 18 (10.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 16 (9.58%) SSIS Developer
9 15 (8.98%) Data Business Analyst
10 14 (8.38%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (8.38%) SQL Developer
11 13 (7.78%) Data Architect
12 12 (7.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Data Analyst
13 10 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (5.99%) Solvency II Project Manager
14 9 (5.39%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (5.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 9 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (4.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) FpML
1 8 (4.79%) XML
2 6 (3.59%) MDX
3 5 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.40%) Reference Data
2 4 (2.40%) Reinsurance
3 3 (1.80%) Derivative
3 3 (1.80%) iPad
3 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.60%) PMI
5 1 (0.60%) Social Media
5 1 (0.60%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (19.76%) Data Modelling
3 29 (17.37%) Data Analysis
4 28 (16.77%) ETL
5 26 (15.57%) Business Analysis
6 21 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (11.38%) Data Management
8 17 (10.18%) Project Management
9 15 (8.98%) Asset Management
9 15 (8.98%) Test Scripting
10 14 (8.38%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (8.38%) Migration
11 13 (7.78%) Data Migration
12 12 (7.19%) SDLC
13 11 (6.59%) UML
14 10 (5.99%) Data Lineage
15 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Architecture
16 7 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (4.19%) Investment Management
16 7 (4.19%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.35%) SQL
2 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.20%) VBA
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.19%) ACCA
1 7 (4.19%) CIMA
2 5 (2.99%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) Degree
4 1 (0.60%) CFA
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.59%) GAAP
2 6 (3.59%) QA
3 4 (2.40%) Basel II
4 3 (1.80%) Basel III
5 1 (0.60%) FATCA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.99%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.80%) Tableau
4 2 (1.20%) Cognos
4 2 (1.20%) Microgen
4 2 (1.20%) Murex
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (0.60%) HP
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
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