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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 514 467 540
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +73
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 82 127 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.27% 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.80% 2.88% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 86 30
Average daily rate £505 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.20%
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
4568 4416 4069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2864 2741 2391
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 162 158
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £11.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £48.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 71 £513 -2.38% 11
South West -8 5 £500 -
North West -15 3 £540 +2.85%
South East -8 2 £456 +7.35% 1
East Midlands - 1 £423 -
Solvency II
UK

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (53.76%) Finance
2 55 (29.57%) SQL
3 33 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (17.20%) Business Analysis
5 31 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (14.52%) SQL Server
7 26 (13.98%) Project Management
7 26 (13.98%) Data Analysis
8 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (13.44%) Asset Management
9 23 (12.37%) Migration
10 19 (10.22%) Data Modelling
10 19 (10.22%) ETL
11 18 (9.68%) Data Mapping
12 17 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (9.14%) Investment Management
12 17 (9.14%) SDLC
13 15 (8.06%) Degree
14 14 (7.53%) Legal
14 14 (7.53%) SharePoint
14 14 (7.53%) Reinsurance
15 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (6.99%) ISEB
15 13 (6.99%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (6.45%) Markit EDM
16 12 (6.45%) Banking
16 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
17 11 (5.91%) Test Scripting

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.45%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.69%) HFM
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.61%) Hyperion Smart View
9 3 (1.61%) MS Access
10 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (1.08%) Power BI
10 2 (1.08%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.54%) ERwin
2 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 100 (53.76%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Legal
3 12 (6.45%) Banking
4 9 (4.84%) Advertising
5 4 (2.15%) Back Office
6 3 (1.61%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.61%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (62.90%) Analyst
2 81 (43.55%) Business Analyst
3 46 (24.73%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 25 (13.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 20 (10.75%) Developer
6 19 (10.22%) Project Manager
7 18 (9.68%) Data Analyst
8 17 (9.14%) Data Business Analyst
9 15 (8.06%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (6.99%) Solvency II Project Manager
12 12 (6.45%) Asset Management Analyst
12 12 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (5.91%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 11 (5.91%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (4.84%) SQL Developer
15 8 (4.30%) Architect
15 8 (4.30%) Regulatory Business Analyst
15 8 (4.30%) Report Analyst
16 7 (3.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) MDX
2 3 (1.61%) Middleware
2 3 (1.61%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.08%) .NET
3 2 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Reinsurance
2 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.84%) Reference Data
4 7 (3.76%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.15%) Derivative
7 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.61%) SCADA
7 3 (1.61%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) Equities
8 2 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) PMI
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.61%) Unix
2 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (17.20%) Business Analysis
3 31 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (13.98%) Data Analysis
4 26 (13.98%) Project Management
5 25 (13.44%) Asset Management
6 23 (12.37%) Migration
7 19 (10.22%) Data Modelling
7 19 (10.22%) ETL
8 18 (9.68%) Data Mapping
9 17 (9.14%) Investment Management
9 17 (9.14%) SDLC
10 13 (6.99%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (5.91%) Test Scripting
12 10 (5.38%) Change Management
13 9 (4.84%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.84%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.84%) Use Case
14 8 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.57%) SQL
2 8 (4.30%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.61%) VBA
5 2 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.06%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) ISEB
3 9 (4.84%) ACCA
3 9 (4.84%) CIMA
4 3 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CFA
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) AIFMD
1 9 (4.84%) Data Quality
1 9 (4.84%) EMIR
1 9 (4.84%) MiFID
2 8 (4.30%) QA
3 7 (3.76%) Basel III
4 6 (3.23%) Basel II
5 5 (2.69%) GAAP
5 5 (2.69%) UCITS
6 2 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.08%) FATCA
7 1 (0.54%) COREP
7 1 (0.54%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Bloomberg
3 9 (4.84%) Oracle
4 7 (3.76%) Tableau
5 4 (2.15%) SAP
6 3 (1.61%) Adobe
6 3 (1.61%) FatWire
6 3 (1.61%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.61%) hybris
6 3 (1.61%) Informatica
6 3 (1.61%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.61%) Pega
6 3 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.08%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) FactSet
8 1 (0.54%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Reuters
8 1 (0.54%) SmartCo
8 1 (0.54%) Sun
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