The table below looks at the statistics for SWIFTNet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFTNet over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SWIFTNet
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SWIFTNet 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SWIFTNet
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
600 511 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.94% 13.13% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 234 183
Median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

SWIFTNet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SWIFTNet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SWIFTNet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SWIFTNet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SWIFTNet Daily Rate Trend in the North West