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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 103 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 29 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 12
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£344 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £352 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +132.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -18.51%
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
2270 2024 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.36% 70.55% 64.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1251 1028 1141
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 95 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.89% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Manchester -3 12 £325 +0.38% 3
Cheshire +9 11 £375 +1.35%
Merseyside - 3 £300 -
Lancashire - - - -
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) .NET
5 7 (15.56%) ISEB
5 7 (15.56%) jQuery
6 6 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.33%) Use Case
7 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.11%) MVC
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Retail
7 5 (11.11%) HTML5
7 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
8 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
8 4 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Banking
8 4 (8.89%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Analyst
2 25 (55.56%) Systems Analyst
3 23 (51.11%) Business Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Process Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) jQuery
3 5 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (6.67%) WCF
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.33%) Use Case
5 5 (11.11%) MVC
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) SOA
6 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
6 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
7 3 (6.67%) Content Management
7 3 (6.67%) UML
7 3 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (4.44%) COBOL
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CBAP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau