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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 98 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 43 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 0.48% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.52% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 15
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£338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £358 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.75 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.64% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.30% +60.33%
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
2846 2688 3050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.90% 92.31% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1328 1552
Average daily rate £350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 205 219
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +18 23 £320 -5.18% 5
Cheshire +22 10 £375 - 3
Merseyside 0 3 £425 -
Lancashire -14 2 - - 2
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (43.37%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Systems Analysis
3 21 (25.30%) UML
4 18 (21.69%) Business Analysis
5 12 (14.46%) Scrum
6 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (13.25%) SQL
7 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
8 7 (8.43%) IBM
8 7 (8.43%) OO
8 7 (8.43%) RAD
8 7 (8.43%) Mainframe
8 7 (8.43%) Migration
8 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.43%) TDD
9 6 (7.23%) Banking
9 6 (7.23%) Use Case
9 6 (7.23%) ISEB
9 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.23%) SOA
10 5 (6.02%) Windows
10 5 (6.02%) Sun
10 5 (6.02%) COBOL
10 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (6.02%) Retail
10 5 (6.02%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (2.41%) CICS
1 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.20%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) DHCP
1 2 (2.41%) DNS
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
1 2 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 36 (43.37%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) J2EE
2 2 (2.41%) Ajax
2 2 (2.41%) jQuery
2 2 (2.41%) HTML5
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Systems Analysis
2 21 (25.30%) UML
3 18 (21.69%) Business Analysis
4 12 (14.46%) Scrum
5 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.43%) Migration
7 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.43%) TDD
7 7 (8.43%) OO
7 7 (8.43%) RAD
8 6 (7.23%) SOA
8 6 (7.23%) Use Case
9 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.82%) BDD
10 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.82%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) COBOL
3 4 (4.82%) Java
3 4 (4.82%) Scala
4 3 (3.61%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) ISEB
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) CBAP
5 1 (1.20%) ACCA
5 1 (1.20%) CIMA
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) IBM
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Sun
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) EMC
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) Juniper
4 2 (2.41%) Apple
4 2 (2.41%) Symantec
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) Teradata
4 2 (2.41%) VocaLink
4 2 (2.41%) Meru Networks
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
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