The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +41.66% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

SWIFT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 285 449 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.06% 29.64% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 219 178
Median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +160.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SWIFT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SWIFT in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ISO27005
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP