The table below looks at the statistics for the Actuary role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Actuary in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actuary
Rank 608 576 602
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Actuary 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £700 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Actuary
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Actuary in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Actuary Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Actuary
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Actuary within the UK.

Actuary Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Actuary
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Actuary within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Actuary Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Actuary
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Actuary in their job title 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 with Actuary in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 4 (36.36%) Solvency II
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) DTV
4 2 (18.18%) MoSes
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) VBA

Actuary
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Actuary in their job title 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 with Actuary in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (18.18%) MoSes
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Solvency II
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) HP
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