The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 278 255 231
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 125 159 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 111 126
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£440 £424 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 - £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 - £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-47.50% +28.57%
Systems Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
City of London -5 24 £475 +10.14% 7
Uxbridge +4 2 £260 - 1
Brentford 0 2 £388 +19.23% 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Wimbledon - 1 £325 -
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 94 (35.88%) Finance
2 65 (24.81%) SQL
3 47 (17.94%) Banking
4 40 (15.27%) Oracle
5 39 (14.89%) Business Analysis
6 36 (13.74%) Microsoft
7 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
8 32 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (10.69%) Windows
10 27 (10.31%) Systems Analysis
11 24 (9.16%) Migration
12 23 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (8.02%) Data Modelling
15 20 (7.63%) GAP Analysis
15 20 (7.63%) Derivative
16 18 (6.87%) Data Analysis
16 18 (6.87%) ITIL
16 18 (6.87%) UML
17 17 (6.49%) Retail
17 17 (6.49%) Test Scripting
18 16 (6.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 15 (5.73%) Linux
19 15 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
20 14 (5.34%) SDLC
20 14 (5.34%) .NET
21 13 (4.96%) SWIFT
21 13 (4.96%) Data Migration
22 12 (4.58%) Degree

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.05%) IIS
3 7 (2.67%) CMS
4 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 34 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.20%) MS Office
3 6 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.53%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.91%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.15%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.76%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.76%) Agresso
5 1 (0.38%) RMDS
5 1 (0.38%) HFM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.53%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.67%) Intranet
2 6 (2.29%) DNS
2 6 (2.29%) DHCP
3 5 (1.91%) VPN
3 5 (1.91%) LAN
4 4 (1.53%) VLAN
4 4 (1.53%) VoIP
4 4 (1.53%) WLAN
4 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.53%) Wireless
5 3 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) Broadband
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.53%) MS Access
5 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.53%) Essbase
6 3 (1.15%) MySQL
6 3 (1.15%) QlikView
6 3 (1.15%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.76%) EDMS
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.76%) Toad
1 2 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
General
1 94 (35.88%) Finance
2 47 (17.94%) Banking
3 17 (6.49%) Retail
4 11 (4.20%) Advertising
5 10 (3.82%) Back Office
6 9 (3.44%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.67%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.91%) Front Office
9 5 (1.91%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.53%) Marketing
10 4 (1.53%) Local Government
10 4 (1.53%) Publishing
11 3 (1.15%) Law
11 3 (1.15%) Legal
12 2 (0.76%) Automotive
13 1 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.34%) .NET
2 11 (4.20%) XML
3 8 (3.05%) HTML
3 8 (3.05%) Middleware
4 3 (1.15%) CSS
4 3 (1.15%) JSP
4 3 (1.15%) Servlets
4 3 (1.15%) SOAP
4 3 (1.15%) Web Services
4 3 (1.15%) Ajax
4 3 (1.15%) JSTL
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.76%) RESTful
6 1 (0.38%) XSLT
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) JSON
6 1 (0.38%) MDX
6 1 (0.38%) WF
6 1 (0.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.63%) Derivative
3 16 (6.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (4.96%) SWIFT
5 12 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.20%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.44%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.05%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.67%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.91%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (1.91%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.53%) iPhone
11 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.53%) Data Extraction
11 4 (1.53%) NHS
12 3 (1.15%) Equities
12 3 (1.15%) FMCG
12 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.69%) Windows
2 15 (5.73%) Linux
3 9 (3.44%) UNIX
4 8 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.53%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.89%) Business Analysis
2 32 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (10.31%) Systems Analysis
4 24 (9.16%) Migration
5 23 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (8.02%) Data Modelling
8 20 (7.63%) GAP Analysis
9 18 (6.87%) Data Analysis
9 18 (6.87%) ITIL
9 18 (6.87%) UML
10 17 (6.49%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (5.34%) SDLC
13 13 (4.96%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.58%) User Stories
14 12 (4.58%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.58%) CRM
14 12 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.81%) SQL
2 11 (4.20%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.82%) C#
3 10 (3.82%) VBA
4 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.67%) Java
6 6 (2.29%) VB
7 4 (1.53%) PHP
8 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.76%) Korn
9 2 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) RPG
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (4.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) ACCA
3 4 (1.53%) CIMA
4 3 (1.15%) ISEB
4 3 (1.15%) HND
4 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) MCSA
5 1 (0.38%) MCITP
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.05%) QA
2 7 (2.67%) SLA
3 4 (1.53%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.76%) EMIR
4 2 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.38%) GxP
5 1 (0.38%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) XenApp
2 2 (0.76%) vSphere
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (15.27%) Oracle
2 36 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.82%) Hyperion
4 8 (3.05%) Cognos
5 7 (2.67%) Bloomberg
5 7 (2.67%) CODA
6 6 (2.29%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.91%) Maconomy
7 5 (1.91%) Apple
7 5 (1.91%) SAP
8 4 (1.53%) Google
8 4 (1.53%) Citrix
8 4 (1.53%) Cisco
9 3 (1.15%) IBM
9 3 (1.15%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.76%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.76%) Tableau
10 2 (0.76%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.76%) Sybase
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