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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 112 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 16 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.93% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.00% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 7
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£300 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £33.75 £21.14
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +59.63%
Systems Analyst
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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
2867 2506 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.99% 92.92% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1286 1243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 180
Average hourly rate £18.13 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.67 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
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 29 January 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 -3 11 £300 -6.25% 6
Cheshire +1 5 £300 -20.00%
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (59.62%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (28.85%) Systems Analysis
4 13 (25.00%) UML
5 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.38%) ISEB
7 8 (15.38%) Migration
8 7 (13.46%) Banking
8 7 (13.46%) BPR
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.54%) SAP
9 6 (11.54%) SQL
10 5 (9.62%) Oracle
10 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.62%) Retail
10 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
10 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
11 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.69%) System Testing
11 4 (7.69%) QA
11 4 (7.69%) Use Case
11 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.69%) Agresso
11 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
12 3 (5.77%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (1.92%) CICS
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Agresso
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.85%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (3.85%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (59.62%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.77%) Electronics
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.77%) Billing
5 3 (5.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) DTV
2 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Systems Analysis
2 13 (25.00%) UML
3 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
6 7 (13.46%) BPR
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
8 4 (7.69%) System Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Use Case
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.77%) Workflow
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 3 (5.77%) OO
9 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.77%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) ABAP
3 1 (1.92%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CIMA
3 1 (1.92%) ACCA
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) IIBA
3 1 (1.92%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.54%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Fiserv
3 2 (3.85%) SunGard
4 1 (1.92%) Intel
4 1 (1.92%) IBM