The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 59 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.79% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
791 881 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.98% 89.08% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 437 316
Average daily rate £400 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Reading region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Reading region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) DSDM
3 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) V-Model
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) DSDM
2 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe