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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 76 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.51% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.70% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +35.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.42 £34.78 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-44.17% -10.81%
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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
1088 860 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.57% 72.39% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 462 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £180.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 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 9 (52.94%) Data Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Asset Management
3 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) MS Access
7 3 (17.65%) Charles River
7 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 3 (17.65%) Front Office
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Tableau
8 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MS Access
2 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Data Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Asset Management
3 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
4 6 (35.29%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) ERP
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
9 1 (5.88%) ERD
9 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) BPR
9 1 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Charles River
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft