The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 70 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.17% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.61% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £304 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.68% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
922 805 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.03% 72.26% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 376 349
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) UML
1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) MS Access
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Java SE
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (13.33%) XPath
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) JDBC
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) MS Access
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
7 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Java SE
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) UML
1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 1 (6.67%) ERD
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) BPR
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Charles River