The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 161 142 152
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 43 63 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.08% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 45
Average daily rate £425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5735 5831 7382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.89% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 4277 5223
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Analyst
London

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) SQL
2 24 (25.53%) Banking
3 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
4 14 (14.89%) Oracle
4 14 (14.89%) C#
5 13 (13.83%) Migration
6 12 (12.77%) Windows
6 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
6 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
7 11 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.70%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.57%) Java
9 9 (9.57%) Project Management
9 9 (9.57%) System Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Data Management
10 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
10 8 (8.51%) SWIFT
10 8 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
10 8 (8.51%) Validation
10 8 (8.51%) Linux
10 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
10 8 (8.51%) Fidessa
10 8 (8.51%) HP
11 7 (7.45%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (5.32%) IIS
1 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.13%) Lync
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) CICS
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.19%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.13%) MS Office
6 1 (1.06%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Tesseract
1 7 (7.45%) Minerva
1 7 (7.45%) Sentinel
2 5 (5.32%) Agresso
3 2 (2.13%) RMDS
4 1 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.06%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.06%) Capstone
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) LDAP
1 3 (3.19%) Intranet
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.26%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.13%) QlikView
7 1 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (1.06%) MS Access
7 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.45%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (5.32%) MSI
3 5 (5.32%) NUnit
3 5 (5.32%) CruiseControl
3 5 (5.32%) Subversion
3 5 (5.32%) WiX
4 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.06%) Toad
6 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Billing
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) WinForms
4 2 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) Flash
5 1 (1.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
1 8 (8.51%) SWIFT
2 6 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.19%) Derivative
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) EPoS
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) UNIX
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Debian
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) Migration
2 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
2 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
3 11 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (11.70%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (9.57%) Data Management
4 9 (9.57%) Project Management
4 9 (9.57%) System Testing
5 8 (8.51%) Integration Testing
5 8 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (8.51%) Validation
6 6 (6.38%) UML
6 6 (6.38%) Data Validation
6 6 (6.38%) Release Management
7 5 (5.32%) Requirements Management
7 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.32%) ITIL
7 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) SQL
2 14 (14.89%) C#
3 9 (9.57%) Java
4 4 (4.26%) C
4 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.26%) VBA
4 4 (4.26%) Lua
5 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.06%) COBOL
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) Perl
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Degree
1 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Samba
4 1 (1.06%) Xen
4 1 (1.06%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.45%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.06%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle
2 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) HP
3 8 (8.51%) Fidessa
4 6 (6.38%) JBoss
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.26%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.19%) Cognos
6 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.13%) Sybase
7 2 (2.13%) Reuters
7 2 (2.13%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) Sophis
8 1 (1.06%) Yahoo!
8 1 (1.06%) Google
8 1 (1.06%) Varonis
8 1 (1.06%) Symantec
8 1 (1.06%) SunGard
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £715 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £430 - £475 per day
Posted: 28 days ago