The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 138 143 163
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 15 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.92% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 29
Average daily rate £450 £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £285 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -29.62%
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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
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 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Systems Analyst across the City of London region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Systems Analyst across the City of London region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (38.00%) Finance
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) Banking
2 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (22.00%) System Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Project Management
6 9 (18.00%) SWIFT
7 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (16.00%) QA
7 8 (16.00%) Reinsurance
8 7 (14.00%) SEPA
8 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Validation
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Use Case
9 5 (10.00%) Degree
10 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.00%) Document Management
10 4 (8.00%) Information Management
10 4 (8.00%) Oracle
10 4 (8.00%) Workflow
10 4 (8.00%) Change Management
10 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.00%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (4.00%) RiskWrite
1 2 (4.00%) Sentinel
1 2 (4.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.00%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
1 1 (2.00%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Law
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) SWIFT
2 8 (16.00%) Reinsurance
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) AIX
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Solaris
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.00%) System Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Use Case
7 5 (10.00%) Validation
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) Document Management
8 4 (8.00%) Information Management
8 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (8.00%) SDLC
8 4 (8.00%) User Stories
8 4 (8.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) Practice Management
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) Korn
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 7 (14.00%) SEPA
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) NFS
1 1 (2.00%) Samba
1 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Siebel
3 2 (4.00%) StatPro
3 2 (4.00%) webMethods
3 2 (4.00%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.00%) BI-SAM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) Microgen
4 1 (2.00%) Solace
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas