The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 104 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 37 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.71% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 12
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£350 £338 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% +65.71%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2965 2528 2867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.29% 91.76% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1743 1230 1446
Average daily rate £360 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 201 186
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Cheshire +19 14 £375 - 3
Manchester -8 13 £338 - 5
Merseyside -1 3 £425 - 1
Lancashire -19 2 - - 2
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 40 (51.95%) Finance
2 26 (33.77%) Systems Analysis
3 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.38%) UML
5 16 (20.78%) Business Analysis
6 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.58%) SQL
8 10 (12.99%) Banking
9 9 (11.69%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Migration
10 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.39%) IBM
10 8 (10.39%) Mainframe
10 8 (10.39%) ISEB
10 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (9.09%) OO
12 6 (7.79%) Business Transformation
12 6 (7.79%) COBOL
12 6 (7.79%) BPR
12 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
12 6 (7.79%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (7.79%) Retail
13 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
13 5 (6.49%) Use Case
13 5 (6.49%) SOA
13 5 (6.49%) Sun
13 5 (6.49%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (3.90%) CICS
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (2.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.30%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
1 2 (2.60%) Wireless
1 2 (2.60%) DHCP
1 2 (2.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.60%) MS Access
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (51.95%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML5
1 2 (2.60%) J2EE
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) Ajax
1 2 (2.60%) jQuery
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Systems Analysis
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) UML
4 16 (20.78%) Business Analysis
5 9 (11.69%) Scrum
6 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.09%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) Business Transformation
8 6 (7.79%) BPR
8 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.49%) Use Case
9 5 (6.49%) SOA
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.90%) Data Mapping
11 3 (3.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) COBOL
3 3 (3.90%) VB
3 3 (3.90%) Assembly Language
4 2 (2.60%) Scala
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISEB
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CIMA
4 1 (1.30%) ACCA
4 1 (1.30%) IIBA
4 1 (1.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.60%) XenApp
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) IBM
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Sun
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Meru Networks
5 2 (2.60%) Fiserv
5 2 (2.60%) Apple
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) Juniper
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec
5 2 (2.60%) SunGard
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) EMC
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) Intel
6 1 (1.30%) VocaLink
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