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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 130 101 121
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 33 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 1.34% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 5
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£331 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £276 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £409 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +119.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 £26.46
% change year-on-year
-40.18% +32.30%
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
4112 2879 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.54% 92.13% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2469 1604 1316
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 182 204
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.93 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Cheshire -6 14 £325 -13.33% 1
Manchester -22 11 £338 +5.46% 5
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (32.50%) Migration
3 12 (30.00%) Billing
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (22.50%) CRM
7 8 (20.00%) Use Case
8 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) ISEB
10 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.50%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) UML
12 3 (7.50%) Retail
12 3 (7.50%) OO
12 3 (7.50%) MS Project
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle
12 3 (7.50%) User Stories
12 3 (7.50%) JIRA
12 3 (7.50%) Northgate
13 2 (5.00%) Civica
13 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
13 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
13 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
13 2 (5.00%) System Testing
13 2 (5.00%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Aareon QL
1 2 (5.00%) OPENHousing
1 2 (5.00%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.50%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.50%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (2.50%) Agresso
2 1 (2.50%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.50%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 12 (30.00%) Billing
3 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (22.50%) CRM
4 8 (20.00%) Use Case
5 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) UML
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
9 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) System Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Validation
9 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ACCA
2 1 (2.50%) CIMA
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Northgate
3 2 (5.00%) Civica
3 2 (5.00%) Orchard
3 2 (5.00%) ATG
3 2 (5.00%) Aareon
4 1 (2.50%) Kypera
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Planview
4 1 (2.50%) Capita
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