The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 141 151 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.090% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
869 919 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 27.45% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 578 466
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 51 51
Median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SEPA
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Murex
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Collateral Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Collateral Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Murex
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) RainStor