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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 529 484 500
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +16
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 102 123 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.18% 2.50% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 73
Median daily rate £525 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £664 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.78% +2.22%
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
4687 4924 4559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.39% 9.54% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3011 3262 2805
Median daily rate £425 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 177 186
Median hourly rate £27.60 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -19 80 £528 +8.48% 9
South East +10 15 £450 +12.50% 1
North West -10 4 £538 -18.56%
East of England +20 1 £325 +52.94%
South West -4 1 £650 +30.00% 2
West Midlands -28 1 £575 +15.00%
Solvency II
UK

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 89 (51.45%) Finance
2 53 (30.64%) SQL
3 38 (21.97%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (18.50%) Data Analysis
5 30 (17.34%) Data Modelling
5 30 (17.34%) ETL
6 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
7 27 (15.61%) Business Analysis
8 26 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (11.56%) Data Management
10 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (9.83%) Data Quality
12 16 (9.25%) Asset Management
13 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (8.67%) Test Scripting
14 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (8.09%) Migration
15 13 (7.51%) Project Management
15 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (7.51%) Data Migration
16 12 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
17 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Architecture
17 10 (5.78%) ERwin
17 10 (5.78%) Legal
18 9 (5.20%) T-SQL
18 9 (5.20%) UML
18 9 (5.20%) Investment Management

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 (4.62%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) SAS
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.58%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.58%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.97%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 26 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.73%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) Power BI
9 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) ERwin
2 9 (5.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
General
1 89 (51.45%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Legal
3 3 (1.73%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (53.18%) Analyst
2 51 (29.48%) Business Analyst
3 32 (18.50%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 28 (16.18%) Developer
5 26 (15.03%) Architect
6 22 (12.72%) Project Manager
7 19 (10.98%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 17 (9.83%) SSIS Developer
9 14 (8.09%) Data Business Analyst
9 14 (8.09%) SQL Developer
10 13 (7.51%) Data Analyst
10 13 (7.51%) Data Architect
10 13 (7.51%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (7.51%) Test Analyst
11 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Financial Analyst
13 9 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (5.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.62%) FpML
1 8 (4.62%) XML
2 6 (3.47%) MDX
3 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.31%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.73%) Derivative
3 3 (1.73%) iPad
3 3 (1.73%) Reinsurance
3 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) Social Media
5 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) Data Analysis
2 30 (17.34%) Data Modelling
2 30 (17.34%) ETL
3 27 (15.61%) Business Analysis
4 20 (11.56%) Data Management
5 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.25%) Asset Management
7 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.67%) Test Scripting
8 14 (8.09%) Migration
9 13 (7.51%) Data Migration
9 13 (7.51%) Project Management
10 12 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.20%) Data Lineage
12 9 (5.20%) Investment Management
12 9 (5.20%) SDLC
12 9 (5.20%) UML
13 7 (4.05%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.64%) SQL
2 9 (5.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.16%) VBA
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.31%) ISEB
2 2 (1.16%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) ACCA
3 1 (0.58%) CIMA
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.47%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) Basel II
3 2 (1.16%) GAAP
4 1 (0.58%) Basel III
4 1 (0.58%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.89%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.73%) Tableau
4 2 (1.16%) Cognos
4 2 (1.16%) Microgen
4 2 (1.16%) Murex
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle
5 1 (0.58%) HP
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