The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 123 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
776 962 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.28% 29.65% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 464 421
Median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.88 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.92% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.50 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 1 £525 -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) CISMP
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (40.00%) IT Analyst
4 4 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (40.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISMP
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB