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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 226 237 213
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 28 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.71% 1.18% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
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£500 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £393 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £538 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £451 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.98% +6.00%
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
755 592 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.98% 6.80% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 311 268
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 46
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £12.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +84.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £78.40 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +13 18 £500 -4.76%
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) Data Governance
4 10 (18.87%) Quality Management
4 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (16.98%) SAS
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.21%) Legal
7 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
7 7 (13.21%) MS Office
7 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
7 7 (13.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (13.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (13.21%) Validation
7 7 (13.21%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.43%) SQL
9 5 (9.43%) ISEB
9 5 (9.43%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (7.55%) Banking
10 4 (7.55%) Data Management
10 4 (7.55%) QA
10 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) .NET
10 4 (7.55%) UML
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (16.98%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
1 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (13.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Data Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Designer
4 7 (13.21%) Data Governance Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Governance Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Solvency II Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Governance Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Designer
9 2 (3.77%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) PMI
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Data Governance
2 10 (18.87%) Quality Management
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Validation
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Data Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Stress Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) ETL
8 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.77%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ACCA
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) HP
2 1 (1.89%) Informatica
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle