The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 55 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 32 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.20% 0.25% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 0.27% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.33%
Systems Analyst
Scotland

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
1394 1112 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 91.67% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 588 400
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £37.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title 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 with Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
3 18 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 14 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 12 (28.57%) Markit EDM
5 12 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Management
5 12 (28.57%) Data Management
6 11 (26.19%) Charles River
7 10 (23.81%) Banking
7 10 (23.81%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (21.43%) Front Office
9 8 (19.05%) Test Planning
10 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle
12 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
13 3 (7.14%) MS Access
13 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 3 (7.14%) UML
13 3 (7.14%) Retail
13 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
13 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
14 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
14 2 (4.76%) Advertising
14 2 (4.76%) Migration
14 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
14 2 (4.76%) ERP
14 2 (4.76%) Project Management

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title 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 with Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.14%) MS Access
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) PeopleTools
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Front Office
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.38%) SCORM
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 14 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 12 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Management
3 12 (28.57%) Data Management
4 10 (23.81%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (19.05%) Test Planning
6 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) UML
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
9 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) COBOL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Charles River
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.38%) Teradata