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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 53 73 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 23 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 0.41% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.45% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £251 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.20% -40.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £262 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +68.75%
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
1268 1116 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 92.08% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 583 274
Average daily rate £379 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 31 (59.62%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) Finance
3 15 (28.85%) Asset Management
3 15 (28.85%) Markit EDM
4 13 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 12 (23.08%) Data Management
6 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Data Management
7 10 (19.23%) Investment Management
7 10 (19.23%) Banking
8 9 (17.31%) UML
9 8 (15.38%) Front Office
9 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) Charles River
11 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.54%) BPMN
12 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
12 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
12 5 (9.62%) Oracle
12 5 (9.62%) XML
13 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
13 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
13 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
13 4 (7.69%) Project Management
13 4 (7.69%) MS Access
13 4 (7.69%) Scrum
14 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
14 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
14 3 (5.77%) Kanban
14 3 (5.77%) Visualisation

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.69%) MS Access
1 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) UNIX
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Asset Management
2 13 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (23.08%) Data Management
4 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Data Management
5 10 (19.23%) Investment Management
6 9 (17.31%) UML
7 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.54%) BPMN
9 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
11 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) Kanban
12 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
12 2 (3.85%) Migration
13 1 (1.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) COBOL
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Charles River
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft