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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 144 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.92% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£518 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.61% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
835 545 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.36% 23.07% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 345 342
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.98% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 63
Average hourly rate £26.50 £23.13 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% -39.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SWIFT Hourly 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
3 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Misys Midas
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Payments Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DSDM
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM