The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 110 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 15 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.03% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.12% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 6
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£425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £442 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% +65.71%
Systems Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2230 2414 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.58% 92.00% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1155 992
Average daily rate £376 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 89 107
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Reading +4 6 £413 +8.55% 4
Maidenhead +2 3 £200 -13.04%
Slough -6 2 £438 +41.12%
Newbury - - - -
Systems Analyst
South East

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title 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 with Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.00%) CRM
3 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
4 7 (21.88%) QA
4 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) Use Case
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) DSDM
6 5 (15.63%) DB2
6 5 (15.63%) UML
7 4 (12.50%) SAP
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
7 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
7 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
8 3 (9.38%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
8 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title 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 with Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 3 (9.38%) DataStage
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.25%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) CRM
2 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Use Case
5 5 (15.63%) DSDM
5 5 (15.63%) UML
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) sed
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) AWK
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) COBOL
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCA
1 2 (6.25%) ACCA
1 2 (6.25%) CIMA
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie
4 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft