The first table below looks at the demand for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Sussex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 25 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.70% 6.41% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 26
Average daily rate £300 £339 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
Solvency II
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Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solvency II
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (60.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP