The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Dorset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 33 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.24% 4.81% 3.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 22.50% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate £450 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% +0.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £420 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
78 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.37% 21.39% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 25
Average daily rate £393 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +183.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
SWIFT
South West

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWIFT across the Dorset region.

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -8 3 £450 +44.69% 1
Poole - - - -
SWIFT
South West

SWIFT
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SWIFT 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 SWIFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SWIFT 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 SWIFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft