The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business System Analyst
Rank 141 171 199
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 11 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 5
Average daily rate £438 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £364
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+155.55% -33.33%
Business Systems Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2993 4783 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.41% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 3663 3992
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Reinsurance
4 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) Use Case
7 4 (10.53%) SWIFT
7 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) Information Management
7 4 (10.53%) Document Management
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
8 3 (7.89%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (7.89%) System Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Cash Management
9 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (5.26%) TARGET2
9 2 (5.26%) SEPA
9 2 (5.26%) RiskWrite

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.63%) FpML
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Reinsurance
2 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.53%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) Use Case
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Document Management
6 4 (10.53%) Information Management
6 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) User Stories
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 3 (7.89%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (7.89%) UML
8 2 (5.26%) Cash Management
8 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) CBAP
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SEPA
1 2 (5.26%) TARGET2
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.63%) EMIR
2 1 (2.63%) MiFID
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Microgen
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle