The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 76 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 1.08% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.51% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.40 £31.45
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Systems Analysis
Scotland

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Systems Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis.

1 6 (46.15%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Java SE
4 3 (23.08%) XPath
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) JDBC
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
5 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Java SE
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) JDBC
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSL
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) BPR
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.69%) ERD
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) XPath
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Kofax