The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 126 150 95
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 29 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.47% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.50% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 24
Median daily rate £394 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.73% -25.71%
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
3343 4210 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.38% 95.14% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 2572 1701
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 209 197
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 10 £406 +18.18% 2
Cheshire +4 7 £413 +26.92% 1
Lancashire - 4 £350 - 2
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) Finance
3 12 (19.67%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) UML
4 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.03%) Use Case
4 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
5 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.75%) Retail
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) User Stories
8 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) NHS
8 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.20%) Tivoli
8 5 (8.20%) NetIQ
8 5 (8.20%) Law
8 5 (8.20%) Service Management
9 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.56%) CMS
9 4 (6.56%) Citrix
9 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.64%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Mingle
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.64%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Big Data
2 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Law
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Billing
5 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) J2EE
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.20%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) UML
3 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.03%) Use Case
4 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.39%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) User Stories
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Service Management
7 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) COBOL
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.64%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) NetIQ
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Sony
6 1 (1.64%) Orchard
6 1 (1.64%) Saba
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Teradata