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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 7 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.16% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.21% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.31 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-75.75% +70.00%

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
802 1405 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.80% 95.90% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 724 720
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £76.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (21.88%) Banking
5 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (18.75%) DHCP
6 6 (18.75%) DNS
6 6 (18.75%) XenApp
7 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (12.50%) Law
8 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.50%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (9.38%) Investment Management

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DHCP
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Application Discovery
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
3 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.13%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Ab Initio
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) Charles River
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) NetIQ
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Varonis