The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 247 227 250
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.058% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £434 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2852 2229 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.34% 25.93% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1200 1074
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 115 186
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the South East region.

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Misys Midas
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) RPG/400
3 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
3 4 (57.14%) iSeries
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) ERwin
3 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
3 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (57.14%) AS400
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) RPG
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) DSDM
3 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ERwin
2 1 (14.29%) AppScan
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Change Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) DSDM
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) RPG
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) RPG/400
1 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects