The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 302 225 228
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 322 403 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 256 242
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £268 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 24
Average hourly rate £29.48 £27.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% +37.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £21.63 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £32.30 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+27.48% +56.88%
Systems Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Analyst across the England region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst across the England region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 174 £408 -4.00% 40
North West +24 43 £350 +3.70% 11
South East -61 32 £400 +14.28% 21
East of England -49 30 £413 +17.85% 15
South West -32 13 £320 +0.39% 3
West Midlands -16 11 £320 -1.53% 12
Yorkshire -3 9 £320 +1.58% 23
East Midlands +2 8 £270 -32.50% 2
North East -33 1 £250 -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 253 (34.24%) Finance
2 179 (24.22%) SQL
3 151 (20.43%) Systems Analysis
4 123 (16.64%) Business Analysis
5 111 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (12.45%) Oracle
7 85 (11.50%) UML
7 85 (11.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 80 (10.83%) Banking
9 78 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (9.88%) Microsoft
11 72 (9.74%) SQL Server
12 71 (9.61%) Project Management
13 62 (8.39%) Use Case
14 60 (8.12%) Data Analysis
15 56 (7.58%) Management Information System
15 56 (7.58%) MS Excel
16 53 (7.17%) ITIL
17 50 (6.77%) Degree
18 48 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (6.50%) MS Visio
19 47 (6.36%) Windows
19 47 (6.36%) Migration
19 47 (6.36%) Test Scripting
20 45 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (6.09%) CRM
20 45 (6.09%) SAP
20 45 (6.09%) Data Modelling
21 43 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
21 43 (5.82%) MS Office

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 30 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.68%) CICS
8 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.54%) Apache
10 3 (0.41%) SAS
10 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.14%) Confluence
12 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.14%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 48 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 43 (5.82%) MS Office
4 22 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.95%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Mingle
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Agresso
2 10 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.95%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.68%) Cognos Controller
5 5 (0.68%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.68%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.41%) Maximo
8 2 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) Office 365
2 3 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.30%) SAN
2 16 (2.17%) DNS
3 12 (1.62%) Internet
4 11 (1.49%) Wireless
4 11 (1.49%) DHCP
5 9 (1.22%) HTTP
5 9 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.95%) WAN
6 7 (0.95%) Intranet
6 7 (0.95%) Firewall
7 5 (0.68%) FTP
8 3 (0.41%) VPN
8 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.41%) DSL
8 3 (0.41%) HSRP
8 3 (0.41%) NAS
9 2 (0.27%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.27%) MPLS
9 2 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.44%) DB2
5 14 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (1.62%) EDRMS
7 11 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.35%) Data Mart
9 9 (1.22%) MS Access
10 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.68%) WebFOCUS
13 4 (0.54%) MySQL
13 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Toad
2 5 (0.68%) JIRA
3 4 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.14%) XPEDITER
6 1 (0.14%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.14%) MSTest
General
1 253 (34.24%) Finance
2 80 (10.83%) Banking
3 39 (5.28%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.47%) Retail
5 18 (2.44%) Legal
6 15 (2.03%) Advertising
6 15 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.89%) Marketing
7 14 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.76%) Front Office
8 13 (1.76%) Billing
9 10 (1.35%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.22%) Publishing
11 7 (0.95%) Back Office
11 7 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.54%) Automotive
13 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.41%) Electronics
13 3 (0.41%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.87%) .NET
2 25 (3.38%) XML
3 16 (2.17%) Middleware
4 13 (1.76%) HTML
5 9 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.95%) J2EE
6 7 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (0.81%) FpML
7 6 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.68%) Web Services
9 4 (0.54%) HTML5
10 3 (0.41%) CSS
10 3 (0.41%) XSD
10 3 (0.41%) EDI
10 3 (0.41%) MDX
10 3 (0.41%) jQuery
10 3 (0.41%) Ajax
11 2 (0.27%) WinForms
11 2 (0.27%) JPA
11 2 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.84%) Mainframe
4 17 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 9 (1.22%) Derivative
6 7 (0.95%) Reference Data
7 6 (0.81%) User Experience
7 6 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.68%) NHS
9 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.41%) FMCG
10 3 (0.41%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.41%) CMDB
10 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.27%) DTV
11 2 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.36%) Windows
2 26 (3.52%) UNIX
3 22 (2.98%) Linux
4 20 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.76%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (20.43%) Systems Analysis
2 123 (16.64%) Business Analysis
3 111 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (11.50%) UML
4 85 (11.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 71 (9.61%) Project Management
6 62 (8.39%) Use Case
7 60 (8.12%) Data Analysis
8 53 (7.17%) ITIL
9 47 (6.36%) Migration
9 47 (6.36%) Test Scripting
10 45 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (6.09%) CRM
10 45 (6.09%) Data Modelling
11 43 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (5.82%) Waterfall
12 37 (5.01%) ERP
13 35 (4.74%) Scrum
14 32 (4.33%) Change Management
15 31 (4.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 179 (24.22%) SQL
2 35 (4.74%) Java
3 19 (2.57%) C#
3 19 (2.57%) T-SQL
4 15 (2.03%) COBOL
5 13 (1.76%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.35%) VB
6 10 (1.35%) VBA
6 10 (1.35%) C
7 9 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.95%) JCL
9 6 (0.81%) Perl
9 6 (0.81%) C++
10 5 (0.68%) Scala
11 4 (0.54%) PHP
11 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.41%) ABAP
12 3 (0.41%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.27%) VBScript
14 1 (0.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 50 (6.77%) Degree
2 23 (3.11%) ISEB
3 22 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.49%) MCITP
7 5 (0.68%) CBAP
8 4 (0.54%) ACCA
8 4 (0.54%) CIMA
9 3 (0.41%) CCA
9 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.27%) CCNA
10 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.27%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.28%) QA
2 9 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.08%) SLA
4 7 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.81%) EMIR
5 6 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.14%) UCITS
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.49%) XenApp
3 9 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.62%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) logstash
4 1 (0.14%) Kibana
4 1 (0.14%) WMI
4 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (12.45%) Oracle
2 73 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.09%) SAP
4 25 (3.38%) IBM
5 18 (2.44%) Northgate
6 17 (2.30%) HP
7 15 (2.03%) Cognos
8 14 (1.89%) Citrix
8 14 (1.89%) VMware
9 12 (1.62%) EMC
9 12 (1.62%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.62%) Sun
10 11 (1.49%) Juniper
10 11 (1.49%) Apple
10 11 (1.49%) Symantec
10 11 (1.49%) Meru Networks
11 10 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.08%) Hyperion
13 7 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 7 (0.95%) Teradata
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