The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.50% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.76% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £650 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.32% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
245 398 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.10% 28.55% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 184 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £52.00 £41.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% +86.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £19.02 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.20 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ISO27005
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP