The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 32 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 0.88% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.93% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £36.88 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-32.20% +53.64%
Systems Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
324 323 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.58% 94.72% 91.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 186 153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 64
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) HP