The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 140 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 3 0 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% - 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.50% - 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
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£425 - £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £445 £418
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
200 157 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.40% 5.48% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 104
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.55 £47.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Solvency II
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CIMA
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ACCA

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Solvency II Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ACCA
1 1 (16.67%) CIMA
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £700 - £950 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £480 - £580 per day
Posted: 2 days ago