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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFTNet over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SWIFTNet
Rank - - 136
Contract jobs citing SWIFTNet 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £408
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
426 461 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.10% 16.46% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 217 230
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 36
Average hourly rate £18.03 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

SWIFTNet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFTNet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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