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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 119 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 29 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 0.45% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.95% 6.99% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 14
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£483 £433 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £421
% change year-on-year
- +12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solvency II
England

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
365 143 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 6.40% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 85 104
Average daily rate £425 £423 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 28
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -54.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £8.00 £17.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 15 £413 +0.60% 8
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (91.84%) Finance
2 20 (40.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (34.69%) Banking
4 16 (32.65%) Data Modelling
5 15 (30.61%) BPR
5 15 (30.61%) Basel II
5 15 (30.61%) UML
5 15 (30.61%) SSADM
5 15 (30.61%) DSDM
5 15 (30.61%) MS Visio
5 15 (30.61%) GAP Analysis
5 15 (30.61%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (30.61%) BPMN
5 15 (30.61%) Basel III
5 15 (30.61%) Business Transformation
6 6 (12.24%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) Legal
7 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Essbase
8 4 (8.16%) VBA
8 4 (8.16%) Hyperion
9 3 (6.12%) Cognos
9 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.12%) SQL
9 3 (6.12%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (6.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.08%) MoSes
3 1 (2.04%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Essbase
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) OLAP
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
General
1 45 (91.84%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 22 (44.90%) Business Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Senior Business Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Project Manager
5 8 (16.33%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Solvency II Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Actuary
8 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Essbase Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Excel VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) PMI
2 1 (2.04%) Statistics
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (32.65%) Data Modelling
3 15 (30.61%) BPR
3 15 (30.61%) UML
3 15 (30.61%) SSADM
3 15 (30.61%) DSDM
3 15 (30.61%) GAP Analysis
3 15 (30.61%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (30.61%) BPMN
3 15 (30.61%) Business Transformation
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Coaching
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) VBA
2 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CIMA
2 1 (2.04%) ACCA
2 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) Basel II
1 15 (30.61%) Basel III
2 1 (2.04%) FATCA
2 1 (2.04%) COREP
2 1 (2.04%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Hyperion
3 3 (6.12%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) Kalido
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
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Rate: £0 - £750 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago