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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 67 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 20 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.38% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.45% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £310 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £343 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £491 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.74% -40.18%
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
1135 1583 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.68% 94.96% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 848 616
Median daily rate £398 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 30 August 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) Banking
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (18.52%) Law
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (14.81%) Toad
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (11.11%) SCCM
9 3 (11.11%) SCOM
9 3 (11.11%) System Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (11.11%) XenApp
9 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop

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 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQLPlus
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
General
1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Law
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
2 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) OOP
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) System Testing
3 3 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (11.11%) XenApp
1 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
1 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) CA
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Symantec
3 2 (7.41%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.70%) Charles River
4 1 (3.70%) SAP