The first table below looks at the demand for SWIFTNet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFTNet over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SWIFTNet
Rank - 537 576
Contract jobs citing SWIFTNet 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.014% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7090 7278 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.99% 15.26% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3618 4325
Average daily rate £356 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 576 612
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%

SWIFTNet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFTNet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SWIFTNet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWIFTNet
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWIFTNet within the UK.

SWIFTNet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SWIFTNet
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWIFTNet within the UK.

SWIFTNet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SWIFTNet
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SWIFTNet 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 SWIFTNet.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT

SWIFTNet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SWIFTNet 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 SWIFTNet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT