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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 82 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 12 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.97% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.21% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £178 £450 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.55% +43.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.47% +5.20%
Systems Analysis
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
1253 1160 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 80.22% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 671 544
Average daily rate £413 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
3 5 (26.32%) thinkFolio
3 5 (26.32%) Front Office
3 5 (26.32%) Charles River
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Markit EDM
4 4 (21.05%) Yii
4 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (21.05%) MySQL
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 4 (21.05%) Drupal
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) Active Record
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) HNC
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Markit EDM
1 5 (26.32%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Front Office
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Yii
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
1 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Active Record
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) E-business
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) IIBA
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Charles River
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase