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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 483 463 432
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -31
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 90 108 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 97
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£450 £495 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £307 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £558 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £17.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.82% -11.53%
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
16169 15199 16503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.02% 31.48% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9954 9539 9756
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 594 814
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.80 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -26.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +25 81 £450 -14.28% 19
South East -15 3 £364 +61.77%
North West -3 2 - -
South West -35 2 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England -34 1 £450 - 1
SWIFT
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SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 87 (50.58%) Banking
2 86 (50.00%) Finance
3 34 (19.77%) SQL
4 32 (18.60%) Cash Management
5 28 (16.28%) XML
6 26 (15.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (14.53%) Windows
8 23 (13.37%) UNIX
8 23 (13.37%) SAP
8 23 (13.37%) Oracle
9 21 (12.21%) Business Analysis
10 20 (11.63%) IBM
11 19 (11.05%) French Language
12 18 (10.47%) WebSphere
12 18 (10.47%) Back Office
13 17 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (9.88%) System Testing
14 16 (9.30%) Microsoft
14 16 (9.30%) Project Management
15 15 (8.72%) Derivative
16 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
16 14 (8.14%) Data Modelling
16 14 (8.14%) Integration Testing
17 13 (7.56%) Linux
17 13 (7.56%) Middleware
17 13 (7.56%) Migration
17 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (6.98%) SAP FI
18 12 (6.98%) ERP
18 12 (6.98%) HP Quality Center

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (10.47%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.07%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (2.91%) CMS
5 4 (2.33%) IIS
5 4 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Office
2 5 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.98%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.49%) Loan IQ
3 5 (2.91%) Misys Midas
4 3 (1.74%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.74%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.16%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.16%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (1.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) SSL
3 3 (1.74%) SSH
3 3 (1.74%) LDAP
3 3 (1.74%) FTP
3 3 (1.74%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) VPN
4 2 (1.16%) ATM
4 2 (1.16%) LAN
4 2 (1.16%) WAN
4 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.16%) SWIFTNet
4 2 (1.16%) X.509
4 2 (1.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.07%) DB2
4 6 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.58%) DTS
8 1 (0.58%) OLTP
8 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.33%) ERwin
3 3 (1.74%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.16%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.58%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.58%) JMeter
5 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.58%) AppScan
General
1 87 (50.58%) Banking
2 86 (50.00%) Finance
3 19 (11.05%) French Language
4 18 (10.47%) Back Office
5 11 (6.40%) Retail
6 8 (4.65%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.07%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.49%) Wholesale Banking
9 5 (2.91%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.74%) Spanish Language
12 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.16%) Games
13 1 (0.58%) Billing
13 1 (0.58%) Law
13 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.58%) Local Government
13 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (41.28%) Analyst
2 36 (20.93%) Business Analyst
3 23 (13.37%) Consultant
4 22 (12.79%) Applications Support
5 21 (12.21%) Developer
6 15 (8.72%) Tester
7 13 (7.56%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.56%) Payments Business Analyst
8 11 (6.40%) Systems Tester
9 10 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.23%) SAP Consultant
10 9 (5.23%) Banking Business Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.49%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) SAP Manager
13 5 (2.91%) Banking Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) Service Management Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) SAP FI Consultant
13 5 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.28%) XML
2 13 (7.56%) Middleware
3 11 (6.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (5.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (5.23%) SOAP
6 7 (4.07%) EDI
7 6 (3.49%) CGI
8 5 (2.91%) FpML
9 3 (1.74%) FIXML
9 3 (1.74%) Web Services
9 3 (1.74%) WSDL
9 3 (1.74%) CSS
9 3 (1.74%) HTML
10 2 (1.16%) .NET
10 2 (1.16%) JSP
10 2 (1.16%) XSD
10 2 (1.16%) XSLT
10 2 (1.16%) SAP PI
10 2 (1.16%) REST
11 1 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Derivative
2 10 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (5.23%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.07%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.07%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.91%) iSeries
5 5 (2.91%) AS400
6 4 (2.33%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.33%) Equities
6 4 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.33%) APACS
6 4 (2.33%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.33%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.16%) Open Source
8 2 (1.16%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Windows
2 23 (13.37%) UNIX
3 13 (7.56%) Linux
4 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.91%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.91%) Solaris
5 4 (2.33%) AIX
6 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.60%) Cash Management
2 26 (15.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (12.21%) Business Analysis
4 17 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.88%) System Testing
5 16 (9.30%) Project Management
6 14 (8.14%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.14%) Integration Testing
7 13 (7.56%) Migration
7 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.98%) ERP
9 10 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.81%) ITIL
9 10 (5.81%) Workflow
9 10 (5.81%) Use Case
10 9 (5.23%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.23%) Service Management
10 9 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (4.07%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.77%) SQL
2 8 (4.65%) Java
3 7 (4.07%) C
4 5 (2.91%) C++
5 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.33%) Perl
5 4 (2.33%) RPG/400
5 4 (2.33%) RPG IV
5 4 (2.33%) RPG
6 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.74%) XPath
7 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.16%) Python
7 2 (1.16%) Tcl
7 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.58%) COBOL
8 1 (0.58%) C#
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.33%) ISEB
3 2 (1.16%) IIBA
3 2 (1.16%) CBAP
3 2 (1.16%) MBA
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.58%) PMP
4 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) RosettaNet
2 5 (2.91%) QA
3 4 (2.33%) ISO 8583
3 4 (2.33%) SLA
4 3 (1.74%) EMIR
4 3 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.81%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.16%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (13.37%) Oracle
1 23 (13.37%) SAP
2 20 (11.63%) IBM
3 16 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.40%) HP
5 7 (4.07%) Intel
5 7 (4.07%) Citrix
5 7 (4.07%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.49%) Misys
7 5 (2.91%) Sybase
8 3 (1.74%) Temenos
8 3 (1.74%) SunGard
8 3 (1.74%) Northgate
8 3 (1.74%) Fundtech
8 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.74%) Reuters
9 2 (1.16%) Radianz
9 2 (1.16%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (1.16%) Axway
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