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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 164 158 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 37 45 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.78% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 43
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £252 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +63.63%
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
5096 5792 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.01% 92.57% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 4236 4342
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 121
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £42.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 26 (32.91%) Banking
3 23 (29.11%) SQL
4 22 (27.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (21.52%) Oracle
6 16 (20.25%) Business Analysis
7 14 (17.72%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (16.46%) SWIFT
9 12 (15.19%) Integration Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.66%) Linux
11 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
11 9 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (10.13%) Derivative
12 8 (10.13%) System Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.13%) Cash Management
12 8 (10.13%) Change Management
12 8 (10.13%) Financial Institution
12 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
12 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.86%) Advertising
13 7 (8.86%) Validation
13 7 (8.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (8.86%) Oracle Cash Management
13 7 (8.86%) Degree
14 6 (7.59%) Project Management
14 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
14 6 (7.59%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (7.59%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.06%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.53%) RMDS
3 1 (1.27%) HFM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Cognos Query Studio
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) QlikView
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) Essbase
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) MS Access
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 26 (32.91%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Advertising
5 6 (7.59%) Retail
6 5 (6.33%) Back Office
6 5 (6.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Middleware
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) Ajax
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) JSP
3 3 (3.80%) Servlets
3 3 (3.80%) JSTL
4 2 (2.53%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) SWIFT
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Derivative
4 7 (8.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (6.33%) Mainframe
6 4 (5.06%) Data Extraction
6 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.80%) Equities
8 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.27%) PKI
9 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.27%) Open Source
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (20.25%) Business Analysis
3 14 (17.72%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (15.19%) Integration Testing
5 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) System Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.13%) Cash Management
7 8 (10.13%) Change Management
7 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.86%) Validation
9 6 (7.59%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) Workflow
9 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Information Management
10 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.33%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (5.06%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.06%) PHP
2 4 (5.06%) VBA
3 3 (3.80%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) C++
4 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.27%) CIMA
2 1 (1.27%) ACCA
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
2 1 (1.27%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Cognos
3 4 (5.06%) IBM
3 4 (5.06%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.80%) CODA
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) Tableau
5 2 (2.53%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.53%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.27%) Maconomy
6 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Sybase
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) Siebel
6 1 (1.27%) Charles River
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.27%) Informatica
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Axway
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