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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 55 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 0.85% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.96% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £363 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +80.00%
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 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
914 937 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.13% 88.90% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 481 312
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £23.28 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) CMS
5 4 (17.39%) ETL
5 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
5 4 (17.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Star Schema
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Informatica
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (17.39%) CMS
1 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (17.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) Star Schema
4 2 (8.70%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.35%) Metadata Management
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Informatica
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian