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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 137 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 9 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.85% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.20% 7.83% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 13
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£500 £494 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +48.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £397 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £568 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
281 332 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.58% 10.91% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 216 96
Average daily rate £400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 15
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +30.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.35 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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
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 4 August 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
Wiltshire -5 6 £500 -
Bristol -7 3 £425 +6.25% 4
Solvency II
England

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 35 (97.22%) Finance
2 22 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (52.78%) Data Modelling
4 17 (47.22%) Banking
5 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
6 13 (36.11%) UML
6 13 (36.11%) SSADM
6 13 (36.11%) DSDM
6 13 (36.11%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (36.11%) BPR
6 13 (36.11%) Basel II
6 13 (36.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (36.11%) BPMN
6 13 (36.11%) Basel III
6 13 (36.11%) Business Transformation
7 10 (27.78%) Use Case
8 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (8.33%) ETL
10 3 (8.33%) SAS
10 3 (8.33%) Cognos
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle
10 3 (8.33%) IBM
10 3 (8.33%) ERwin
10 3 (8.33%) Migration
10 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
10 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 3 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle EDQ

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.56%) Star Schema
3 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 35 (97.22%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 17 (47.22%) Business Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Solvency II Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Communications Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (52.78%) Data Modelling
3 13 (36.11%) UML
3 13 (36.11%) SSADM
3 13 (36.11%) DSDM
3 13 (36.11%) BPR
3 13 (36.11%) GAP Analysis
3 13 (36.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (36.11%) BPMN
3 13 (36.11%) Business Transformation
4 10 (27.78%) Use Case
5 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) Basel II
1 13 (36.11%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
1 3 (8.33%) Cognos
1 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
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