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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 542 523 498
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -25
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 61 98 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.36% 1.92% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 84
Median daily rate £500 £525 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £340 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £743
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £515 £505
% change year-on-year
-10.19% +1.98%
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
4469 5092 4826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 10.11% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2927 3177 3161
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 198
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -30 49 £500 -4.76% 3
South East +23 9 £525 -19.23% 1
South West +4 1 £700 +47.36%
East of England +3 1 £300 -53.84%
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
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Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 73 (49.66%) Finance
2 31 (21.09%) SQL
3 25 (17.01%) Business Analysis
4 23 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (12.93%) Data Quality
6 18 (12.24%) Data Analysis
7 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (10.88%) Data Modelling
8 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.52%) Data Management
10 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
11 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.80%) Data Extraction
12 10 (6.80%) Data Governance
13 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (6.12%) Project Management
13 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
14 8 (5.44%) ETL
14 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (5.44%) Investment Management
14 8 (5.44%) Process Improvement
15 7 (4.76%) Banking
15 7 (4.76%) Asset Management
15 7 (4.76%) Sybase
16 6 (4.08%) Legal
16 6 (4.08%) VBA
16 6 (4.08%) T-SQL

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 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.68%) ReMetrica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.40%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (49.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.04%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (56.46%) Analyst
2 54 (36.73%) Business Analyst
3 21 (14.29%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 18 (12.24%) Data Analyst
5 17 (11.56%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 11 (7.48%) Data Business Analyst
7 11 (7.48%) Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Data Quality Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Quality Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Report Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Solvency II Project Manager
10 7 (4.76%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) .NET
1 2 (1.36%) MDX
2 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.40%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.40%) Reinsurance
4 4 (2.72%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.36%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.36%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Business Analysis
2 18 (12.24%) Data Analysis
3 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.88%) Data Modelling
4 14 (9.52%) Data Management
5 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (6.80%) Data Governance
8 9 (6.12%) Project Management
9 8 (5.44%) ETL
9 8 (5.44%) Investment Management
9 8 (5.44%) Process Improvement
10 7 (4.76%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.08%) SDLC
11 6 (4.08%) Test Planning
12 5 (3.40%) Data Architecture
12 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2
13 4 (2.72%) Change Management
13 4 (2.72%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.09%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
2 6 (4.08%) VBA
3 2 (1.36%) C#
3 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.68%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) IIBA
3 1 (0.68%) AAT
3 1 (0.68%) ACCA
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.93%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.04%) MiFID
3 2 (1.36%) Basel III
3 2 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) Basel II
4 1 (0.68%) EMIR
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) Sybase
3 3 (2.04%) Tableau
4 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
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