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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 147 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.76% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.88 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +4.16%
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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
2958 2232 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.28% 72.80% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1173 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
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 27 April 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
Manchester -12 3 £325 +17.11% 1
Cheshire -12 2 £325 -23.52% 5
Lancashire - 1 - - 5
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Law
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Local Government
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Informatics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
2 3 (15.79%) Local Government
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Informatics
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
2 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Data Management
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) BPR
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
3 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) System Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Civica
2 1 (5.26%) Trapeze
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) IBM