The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 120 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 27 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.99% 5.04% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 12
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£475 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £416 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £544 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
338 119 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.03% 5.52% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 79 116
Average daily rate £413 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Solvency II
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solvency II across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Solvency II Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Solvency II
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Bristol -10 17 £413 -36.53% 7
Dorset - - - - 1
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 48 (96.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (34.00%) Banking
4 15 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
4 15 (30.00%) BPR
4 15 (30.00%) Basel II
4 15 (30.00%) UML
4 15 (30.00%) SSADM
4 15 (30.00%) DSDM
4 15 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 15 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 15 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (30.00%) BPMN
4 15 (30.00%) Basel III
4 15 (30.00%) Business Transformation
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle
7 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.00%) Essbase
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) Legal
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) VBA
9 3 (6.00%) Cognos
9 3 (6.00%) Hyperion
9 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.00%) SQL
9 3 (6.00%) MS Office
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle Financials

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (2.00%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.00%) Essbase
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.00%) OLAP
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 48 (96.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 22 (44.00%) Business Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (28.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.00%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Actuary
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Solvency II Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Essbase Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) VBA Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
2 15 (30.00%) UML
2 15 (30.00%) SSADM
2 15 (30.00%) DSDM
2 15 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (30.00%) BPR
2 15 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (30.00%) BPMN
2 15 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
8 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) VBA
2 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ACCA
2 1 (2.00%) CIMA
2 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) Basel II
1 15 (30.00%) Basel III
2 1 (2.00%) FATCA
2 1 (2.00%) COREP
2 1 (2.00%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Cognos
2 3 (6.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) CA
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