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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 63 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 22 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 0.44% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.48% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £283 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.14% -7.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £31.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-25.49% +48.25%
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
1320 1052 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.58% 91.96% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 536 320
Average daily rate £390 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £168
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 18 9 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.19 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.95% -2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.10 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) Finance
3 18 (40.91%) Asset Management
4 14 (31.82%) Investment Management
4 14 (31.82%) Markit EDM
5 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Management
5 12 (27.27%) Data Management
6 11 (25.00%) Charles River
7 10 (22.73%) Banking
8 9 (20.45%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (20.45%) Front Office
9 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
10 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
12 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
13 3 (6.82%) Oracle
13 3 (6.82%) Retail
13 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
13 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
14 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
14 2 (4.55%) Advertising
14 2 (4.55%) Migration
14 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
14 2 (4.55%) MS Access
14 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
15 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
15 1 (2.27%) ISEB
15 1 (2.27%) Project Management
15 1 (2.27%) Mainframe

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Front Office
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Equities
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Asset Management
2 14 (31.82%) Investment Management
3 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Management
3 12 (27.27%) Data Management
4 9 (20.45%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) UML
9 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.27%) User Stories
9 1 (2.27%) Use Case
9 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) COBOL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Charles River
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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