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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 70 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.24% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.32% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+37.25% +54.54%
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
1142 1064 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.53% 94.33% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 478 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) UML
3 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Investment Management
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) MS Access
5 5 (19.23%) Data Management
5 5 (19.23%) Banking
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) E-Learning
7 3 (11.54%) SCORM
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Markit EDM
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Markit EDM
2 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (3.85%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) PeopleTools
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) E-Learning
1 3 (11.54%) SCORM
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) UML
1 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
1 7 (26.92%) Investment Management
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) SunGard
3 1 (3.85%) Charles River
3 1 (3.85%) Teradata