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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 65 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 19 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 1.02% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.09% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £293 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £36.88 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-32.20% +53.64%
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
1413 1192 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.33% 93.93% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 622 301
Average daily rate £375 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.53 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.64% +19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £43.49
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
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 1 April 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 (60.78%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
3 16 (31.37%) Asset Management
4 15 (29.41%) Markit EDM
5 14 (27.45%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (23.53%) Data Management
7 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Data Management
8 10 (19.61%) Investment Management
8 10 (19.61%) Software Delivery
9 9 (17.65%) UML
10 8 (15.69%) Front Office
10 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
10 8 (15.69%) Banking
11 7 (13.73%) Charles River
12 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.76%) BPMN
13 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
13 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
13 5 (9.80%) Oracle
13 5 (9.80%) XML
14 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
14 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
14 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
14 4 (7.84%) Project Management
14 4 (7.84%) MS Access
14 4 (7.84%) Scrum
15 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
15 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
15 3 (5.88%) Kanban

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
1 4 (7.84%) MS Access
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Front Office
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Asset Management
2 14 (27.45%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (23.53%) Data Management
4 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Data Management
5 10 (19.61%) Investment Management
5 10 (19.61%) Software Delivery
6 9 (17.65%) UML
7 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.76%) BPMN
9 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) Project Management
10 4 (7.84%) Scrum
11 3 (5.88%) Kanban
11 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
13 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) COBOL
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Charles River
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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