The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Analyst
Rank 109 124 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 21 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.23% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.24% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £319
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +82.57%
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2893 2464 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 92.81% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1289 1063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 63 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +8 14 £388 +21.09%
Glasgow - 7 £350 - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Business Systems Analyst
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Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (40.74%) UML
2 9 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) BPMN
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) UNIX
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) MS Access
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) CRM
9 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (7.41%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) ERD

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) UML
2 9 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) BPMN
5 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.41%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) CRM
8 2 (7.41%) ERD
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft