The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 145 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 4 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£388 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £486 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £39.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +7.14%
Systems Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2847 2302 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.34% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1212 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 116 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.37 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Systems Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Systems Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire -6 2 £325 -23.52% 4
Manchester -11 2 £450 +24.13% 1
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England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis.

1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) Informatics
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) BPR
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Informatics
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (13.33%) BPR
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) COBOL
2 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) HND
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.67%) Green Hat