The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 217 234 210
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 21 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.012% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.91% 0.17% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 10
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£428 £475 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £391
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solvency II
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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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
722 594 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.73% 7.14% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 286 259
Average daily rate £369 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 54
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £113.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Solvency II
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solvency II across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Solvency II Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Solvency II
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Surrey +8 13 £465 -2.10% 1
Hampshire - - - -
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) SAS
4 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (15.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 7 (15.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.04%) Validation
6 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.04%) Data Governance
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) ISEB
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
8 4 (8.70%) SQL
8 4 (8.70%) .NET
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.70%) UML
9 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
9 3 (6.52%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (4.35%) Banking

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (19.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (15.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.39%) Solvency II Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Designer
6 5 (10.87%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Data Governance Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Governance Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Designer
8 3 (6.52%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Business Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Data Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Business Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) PMI
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
2 6 (13.04%) Validation
2 6 (13.04%) Data Governance
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.70%) UML
5 3 (6.52%) Stress Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ACCA
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Informatica
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