The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 491 460 428
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -32
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 88 87 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.57% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 82
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£500 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £316 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+31.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £17.59 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
SWIFT
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16484 15193 15300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 32.14% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10509 9708 9150
Average daily rate £415 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 629 740
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in England

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in England

SWIFT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWIFT across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SWIFT Daily Rate Histogram in England

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the England region.

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in England

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
London +16 79 £500 +5.26% 17
South East -22 3 - -
South West -44 2 £518 +59.23% 1
North West -13 1 - -
East of England -17 1 £450 - 1
SWIFT
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SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 102 (61.08%) Banking
2 94 (56.29%) Finance
3 31 (18.56%) SQL
3 31 (18.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (17.37%) Oracle
5 28 (16.77%) Business Analysis
5 28 (16.77%) Cash Management
6 24 (14.37%) Back Office
7 23 (13.77%) UNIX
8 22 (13.17%) Windows
9 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.98%) Degree
10 19 (11.38%) French Language
10 19 (11.38%) Project Management
11 17 (10.18%) Linux
11 17 (10.18%) Data Modelling
12 16 (9.58%) WebSphere
12 16 (9.58%) Integration Testing
13 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (8.98%) Middleware
13 15 (8.98%) Change Management
13 15 (8.98%) Derivative
14 14 (8.38%) System Testing
15 13 (7.78%) Investment Banking
15 13 (7.78%) Financial Institution
15 13 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.78%) SQL Server
15 13 (7.78%) XML
16 12 (7.19%) Microsoft
17 11 (6.59%) Business Intelligence

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.58%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.99%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.79%) CMS
4 7 (4.19%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (2.99%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Loan IQ
2 6 (3.59%) Misys Midas
2 6 (3.59%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.99%) Summit
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (2.40%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (1.80%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.60%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.60%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.80%) SSL
2 3 (1.80%) FTP
2 3 (1.80%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) SWIFTNet
3 2 (1.20%) SSH
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) X.509
3 2 (1.20%) ATM
3 2 (1.20%) LAN
3 2 (1.20%) WAN
3 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.79%) DB2
5 5 (2.99%) PowerMart
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.20%) MySQL
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.60%) DTS
8 1 (0.60%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (2.99%) ERwin
2 3 (1.80%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.20%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.60%) AppScan
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 102 (61.08%) Banking
2 94 (56.29%) Finance
3 24 (14.37%) Back Office
4 19 (11.38%) French Language
5 13 (7.78%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.78%) Financial Institution
6 10 (5.99%) Retail
7 9 (5.39%) Wholesale Banking
8 7 (4.19%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.40%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.80%) Legal
10 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.20%) Games
12 1 (0.60%) Law
12 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.60%) Local Government
12 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (51.50%) Analyst
2 46 (27.54%) Business Analyst
3 21 (12.57%) Applications Support
4 19 (11.38%) Developer
5 18 (10.78%) Consultant
6 15 (8.98%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.78%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) Payments Business Analyst
9 11 (6.59%) Tester
10 9 (5.39%) Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) Systems Tester
11 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) Support Specialist
13 5 (2.99%) Service Analyst
13 5 (2.99%) Technical Support
13 5 (2.99%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) Middleware
2 13 (7.78%) XML
3 9 (5.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (5.39%) CGI
4 6 (3.59%) FpML
5 4 (2.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.80%) HTML
6 3 (1.80%) .NET
6 3 (1.80%) CSS
6 3 (1.80%) Web Services
6 3 (1.80%) WSDL
6 3 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.20%) REST
7 2 (1.20%) FIXML
7 2 (1.20%) XSD
7 2 (1.20%) XSLT
7 2 (1.20%) SOAP
8 1 (0.60%) Struts
8 1 (0.60%) JSP
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (8.98%) Derivative
2 10 (5.99%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.99%) iSeries
3 7 (4.19%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.19%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.19%) Equities
4 6 (3.59%) AS400
5 5 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.80%) APACS
6 3 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.80%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.80%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.20%) Open Source
7 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) UNIX
2 22 (13.17%) Windows
3 17 (10.18%) Linux
4 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.40%) AIX
6 3 (1.80%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (16.77%) Business Analysis
2 28 (16.77%) Cash Management
3 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.38%) Project Management
5 17 (10.18%) Data Modelling
6 16 (9.58%) Integration Testing
7 15 (8.98%) Change Management
8 14 (8.38%) System Testing
9 13 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.59%) ITIL
10 11 (6.59%) Workflow
10 11 (6.59%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.99%) Migration
11 10 (5.99%) ERP
11 10 (5.99%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.99%) Use Case
12 9 (5.39%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (5.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.56%) SQL
2 8 (4.79%) Perl
3 7 (4.19%) C
4 6 (3.59%) Java
5 5 (2.99%) RPG
5 5 (2.99%) RPG/400
5 5 (2.99%) RPG IV
6 4 (2.40%) C++
7 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.20%) XPath
8 2 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.20%) Tcl
8 2 (1.20%) Python
8 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.60%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (11.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.40%) IIBA
3 3 (1.80%) ISEB
3 3 (1.80%) MBA
3 3 (1.80%) CBAP
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
1 4 (2.40%) SLA
1 4 (2.40%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.80%) EMIR
2 3 (1.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (5.39%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (3.59%) Control-M
4 2 (1.20%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Oracle
2 12 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.59%) IBM
4 9 (5.39%) Misys
5 7 (4.19%) SAP
5 7 (4.19%) Intel
5 7 (4.19%) Citrix
6 6 (3.59%) HP
7 5 (2.99%) Informatica
7 5 (2.99%) MKS
8 4 (2.40%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.80%) Sybase
9 3 (1.80%) SunGard
9 3 (1.80%) Reuters
9 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.80%) Northgate
10 2 (1.20%) Fundtech
10 2 (1.20%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (1.20%) Altova
10 2 (1.20%) Axway
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