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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 233 237 234
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 34 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.11% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.03% 1.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 2
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£450 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £394 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £451 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.98% +17.01%
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
843 709 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.38% 7.28% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 381 315
Average daily rate £384 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +85.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +20 21 £450 -14.28%
East Sussex -3 3 - -
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Data Governance
3 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (32.00%) Quality Management
4 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (22.00%) Time Management
7 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (18.00%) SAS
9 7 (14.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (14.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 6 (12.00%) Legal
10 6 (12.00%) MS Office
11 5 (10.00%) Validation
11 5 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
12 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.00%) UML
13 3 (6.00%) SQL
13 3 (6.00%) ETL
13 3 (6.00%) Project Management
13 3 (6.00%) Data Management
13 3 (6.00%) Degree
13 3 (6.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (18.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 15 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (14.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.00%) Ingres
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Governance Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Designer
6 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Data Manager
7 5 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Data Governance Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Governance Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Designer
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) PMI
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Data Governance
2 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (32.00%) Quality Management
4 11 (22.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Validation
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) UML
7 3 (6.00%) ETL
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Stress Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Test Management
9 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) EMC
2 1 (2.00%) Informatica
2 1 (2.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle