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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 178 208 192
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 22 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 18
Average daily rate
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£419 £361 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £446 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - £27.50
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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
5425 6640 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.34% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3981 4839 5227
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 183
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £27.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Change Management
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
3 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.05%) Information Management
4 8 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Banking
5 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 5 (13.16%) Degree
7 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
8 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.53%) Document Management
8 4 (10.53%) Data Management
9 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) System Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Time Management
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.89%) CRM
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.26%) User Stories
10 2 (5.26%) EMIR
10 2 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) Derivative
2 1 (2.63%) Spread Betting
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Change Management
2 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (21.05%) Information Management
4 7 (18.42%) Workflow
4 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Document Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) Siebel Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) EMIR
1 2 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.63%) MiFID
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Siebel
2 2 (5.26%) Sun
2 2 (5.26%) Northgate
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects