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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 77 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 16 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.91% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.99% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 1
Average daily rate £343 £475 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.89% +79.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -29.62%
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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (19.05%) Banking
6 7 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 6 (14.29%) Ab Initio
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Data Management
8 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
8 5 (11.90%) Markit EDM
9 4 (9.52%) Windows
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 4 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL
10 3 (7.14%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) COBOL
10 3 (7.14%) DB2
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.14%) JCL
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) Front Office
10 3 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) User Stories
10 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.38%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Economics
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Data Management
4 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) SDLC
5 4 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) UML
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) User Stories
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) COBOL
2 3 (7.14%) JCL
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.38%) EMIR
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
1 2 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Pega
5 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) SAP