The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 72 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1122 1061 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.13% 92.91% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 474 461
Average daily rate £395 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SunGard
4 1 (10.00%) XML

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SunGard
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata