The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £423 £435
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
401 282 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.97% 23.56% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 177 153
Average daily rate £350 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.70 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SWIFT
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) VCP4

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago