The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 47 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 24 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.87% 1.17% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 1.22% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 12
Median daily rate £363 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £29.38 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-40.66% +23.68%

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
795 1314 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 666 658
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) Banking
5 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
6 7 (19.44%) Citrix
7 6 (16.67%) DHCP
7 6 (16.67%) DNS
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (16.67%) XenApp
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (11.11%) Law
9 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 4 (11.11%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 3 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) SDLC
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
2 6 (16.67%) XenApp
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) Charles River
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) NetIQ
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.78%) Varonis