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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 169 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 29 59 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 1.00% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.08% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 59
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£400 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £321 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £514 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.62 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.86% +13.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 £26.46
% change year-on-year
-40.18% +32.30%
Systems Analyst
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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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) Banking
3 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
6 10 (18.18%) System Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.36%) SWIFT
7 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.55%) QA
8 8 (14.55%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle
9 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.73%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.91%) Validation
10 6 (10.91%) Workflow
11 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
12 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (7.27%) ACCA
12 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
12 4 (7.27%) Migration
12 4 (7.27%) Change Management
12 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (7.27%) Tableau
12 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Drupal
2 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.82%) WordPress
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.82%) HFM
2 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (7.27%) QlikView
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Essbase
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Toad
3 1 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) FpML
2 2 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.82%) XSD
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.82%) Equities
5 1 (1.82%) PACS
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
2 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
4 10 (18.18%) System Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
6 8 (14.55%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Workflow
7 6 (10.91%) Validation
8 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.27%) Change Management
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) Data Management
10 3 (5.45%) Information Management
10 3 (5.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ACCA
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) CIMA
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Tableau
3 3 (5.45%) CODA
3 3 (5.45%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
4 2 (3.64%) Siebel
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.82%) Solace
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) Charles River
5 1 (1.82%) OpenText
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) SmartStream
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Cerner
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase