The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solvency II
Rank 494 503 520
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 119 89 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.72% 2.12% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 28
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.43%
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4377 4197 3673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.93% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2599 2235
Average daily rate £419 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 184 135
Average hourly rate £21.32 £20.21 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% +6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.50 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solvency II
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solvency II within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Solvency II Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Solvency II
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II within the UK.

Solvency II Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solvency II
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England -5 113 £500 +10.98% 30
London +36 86 £550 +10.00% 20
City of London +26 47 £450 -12.19% 7
South West -17 10 £465 -5.82% 4
West Midlands 0 6 £500 +29.03% 1
Swindon -2 6 £500 -
Wiltshire -5 6 £500 -
North West - 5 £660 - 4
Scotland +6 4 £325 -38.09% 2
Edinburgh +4 4 £325 -38.09% 2
Bristol -5 4 £431 -1.98% 3
South East -17 2 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -19 2 £438 +15.13%
Manchester - 2 £738 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £660 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 1 £213 -46.87%
East of England -14 1 £213 -52.77%
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
York - 1 £425 -
Solihull - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 177 (64.84%) Finance
2 77 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (20.88%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (19.05%) SQL
5 44 (16.12%) Data Modelling
6 40 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (14.29%) ETL
8 38 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (13.55%) MS Visio
10 31 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 29 (10.62%) Data Governance
12 28 (10.26%) Oracle
13 27 (9.89%) SQL Server
14 26 (9.52%) Banking
15 24 (8.79%) Migration
16 23 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (7.69%) Business Analysis
17 21 (7.69%) Project Management
17 21 (7.69%) MS Excel
18 20 (7.33%) Cognos
18 20 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (6.96%) Basel II
19 19 (6.96%) GAP Analysis
20 17 (6.23%) Quality Management
20 17 (6.23%) UML
20 17 (6.23%) PL/SQL
20 17 (6.23%) MS PowerPoint
20 17 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 17 (6.23%) Business Transformation
21 16 (5.86%) Asset Management

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (4.76%) SAS
2 8 (2.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (13.55%) MS Visio
2 21 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.03%) MS Office
5 6 (2.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (2.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.83%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.37%) MoSes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.10%) IMAP
2 1 (0.37%) DHCP
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.88%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.49%) OLAP
7 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.03%) Data Mart
9 7 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 5 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.10%) Big Data
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.73%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.73%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Subversion
2 4 (1.47%) ERwin
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 177 (64.84%) Finance
2 26 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (2.56%) Legal
3 7 (2.56%) Back Office
4 6 (2.20%) Advertising
4 6 (2.20%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.47%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 132 (48.35%) Analyst
2 79 (28.94%) Business Analyst
3 40 (14.65%) Project Manager
4 38 (13.92%) Data Analyst
5 37 (13.55%) Developer
6 33 (12.09%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 24 (8.79%) Solvency II Project Manager
8 16 (5.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 15 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (4.03%) Governance Analyst
13 10 (3.66%) Architect
13 10 (3.66%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.66%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.30%) TM1 Developer
15 8 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
15 8 (2.93%) Data Architect
16 7 (2.56%) Programme Manager
16 7 (2.56%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (0.73%) XML
3 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.37%) MDX
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.56%) Data Extraction
3 7 (2.56%) Derivative
4 6 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.10%) Social Media
7 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.37%) Equities
8 1 (0.37%) DTCC
8 1 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.93%) UNIX
2 2 (0.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (16.12%) Data Modelling
3 40 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (14.29%) ETL
5 29 (10.62%) Data Governance
6 24 (8.79%) Migration
7 21 (7.69%) Project Management
7 21 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 19 (6.96%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (6.23%) Quality Management
9 17 (6.23%) UML
9 17 (6.23%) Business Transformation
10 16 (5.86%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.49%) BPMN
12 14 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (4.76%) Data Migration
13 13 (4.76%) Data Analysis
13 13 (4.76%) SSADM
13 13 (4.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.05%) SQL
2 17 (6.23%) PL/SQL
3 15 (5.49%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.93%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.56%) VBA
6 3 (1.10%) C#
7 2 (0.73%) C
8 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (2.93%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.37%) PMP
4 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.96%) Basel II
2 16 (5.86%) GAAP
3 15 (5.49%) Basel III
3 15 (5.49%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.20%) QA
5 4 (1.47%) AIFMD
6 3 (1.10%) MiFID
6 3 (1.10%) EMIR
6 3 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.26%) Oracle
3 20 (7.33%) Cognos
4 13 (4.76%) IBM
5 8 (2.93%) HP
6 6 (2.20%) Sun
7 5 (1.83%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.47%) Informatica
9 3 (1.10%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.10%) Tableau
10 2 (0.73%) VMware
10 2 (0.73%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.73%) Reuters
11 1 (0.37%) Charles River
11 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.37%) EMC
11 1 (0.37%) CA
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