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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 446 501 488
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -13
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 134 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.40% 1.77% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 50 41
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£505 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £451 £410
% change year-on-year
+10.98% +9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3936 4001 3347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.77% 8.07% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2391 2471 2021
Average daily rate £405 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 168 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.92 £117.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 72 £550 +10.00% 18
South West +11 26 £500 +10.98% 4
South East +6 26 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £550 -
North West -23 3 £700 +94.44% 2
West Midlands - 2 £588 -
South Coast - 1 £650 -
Solvency II
UK

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 158 (61.24%) Finance
2 79 (30.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (15.50%) MS Visio
4 38 (14.73%) Data Modelling
5 37 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (13.57%) SQL
7 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
8 28 (10.85%) GAP Analysis
9 27 (10.47%) Data Governance
10 26 (10.08%) ETL
11 25 (9.69%) Business Analysis
12 24 (9.30%) Banking
12 24 (9.30%) Cognos
12 24 (9.30%) Project Management
13 21 (8.14%) Basel II
13 21 (8.14%) MS Excel
13 21 (8.14%) UML
13 21 (8.14%) Business Transformation
14 20 (7.75%) BPMN
14 20 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (7.36%) Basel III
16 18 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
17 17 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
17 17 (6.59%) Cognos TM1
17 17 (6.59%) Quality Management
17 17 (6.59%) BPR
17 17 (6.59%) SSADM
17 17 (6.59%) DSDM
18 16 (6.20%) SQL Server

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.26%) SAS
2 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (15.50%) MS Visio
2 21 (8.14%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (5.81%) MS Office
5 9 (3.49%) MS Project
6 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (6.59%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (2.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.10%) IMAP
2 1 (0.39%) DHCP
2 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (6.20%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.10%) OLAP
7 7 (2.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (2.71%) Data Mart
7 7 (2.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.39%) Ingres
11 1 (0.39%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) ERwin
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 158 (61.24%) Finance
2 24 (9.30%) Banking
3 14 (5.43%) Advertising
4 9 (3.49%) Legal
5 6 (2.33%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (52.71%) Analyst
2 82 (31.78%) Business Analyst
3 48 (18.60%) Project Manager
4 35 (13.57%) Solvency II Business Analyst
5 34 (13.18%) Data Analyst
6 24 (9.30%) Solvency II Project Manager
7 19 (7.36%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (6.59%) Senior Business Analyst
9 16 (6.20%) Developer
10 15 (5.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 13 (5.04%) Designer
12 12 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (4.65%) Architect
13 11 (4.26%) Governance Analyst
14 10 (3.88%) Business Manager
14 10 (3.88%) Test Analyst
15 9 (3.49%) Business Project Manager
16 8 (3.10%) Data Architect
17 7 (2.71%) Consultant
17 7 (2.71%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) COM
2 1 (0.39%) XML
2 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.10%) Data Extraction
3 4 (1.55%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.16%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.16%) Derivative
5 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.39%) Replication
6 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.39%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.78%) Windows
2 1 (0.39%) UNIX
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (14.73%) Data Modelling
3 28 (10.85%) GAP Analysis
4 27 (10.47%) Data Governance
5 26 (10.08%) ETL
6 25 (9.69%) Business Analysis
7 24 (9.30%) Project Management
8 21 (8.14%) UML
8 21 (8.14%) Business Transformation
9 20 (7.75%) BPMN
9 20 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (6.59%) Quality Management
11 17 (6.59%) BPR
11 17 (6.59%) SSADM
11 17 (6.59%) DSDM
12 15 (5.81%) Risk Management
12 15 (5.81%) Data Analysis
13 14 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.57%) SQL
2 11 (4.26%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.55%) VBA
5 2 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (2.71%) Degree
2 5 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.78%) ISEB
4 2 (0.78%) PMP
4 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) Basel II
2 19 (7.36%) Basel III
3 10 (3.88%) Data Quality
3 10 (3.88%) GAAP
4 7 (2.71%) QA
5 3 (1.16%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.78%) EMIR
6 2 (0.78%) MiFID
7 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.30%) Cognos
3 16 (6.20%) IBM
4 9 (3.49%) Oracle
5 6 (2.33%) Sun
6 4 (1.55%) Informatica
7 3 (1.16%) HP
8 2 (0.78%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.39%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) EMC
9 1 (0.39%) Reuters
9 1 (0.39%) Tableau
9 1 (0.39%) Netezza
City of London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
North West
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago