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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business System Analyst
Rank 110 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 21 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.71% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate £353 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.01% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £294 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £405 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+155.55% -33.33%
Business Systems Analyst
UK

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
2398 2541 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.86% 95.78% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1415 1062
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +19 12 £375 +2.04%
Edinburgh -18 8 £350 -2.09%
Stirling - 1 - -
Business Systems Analyst
UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
3 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (25.49%) SDLC
4 13 (25.49%) ISEB
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.57%) Use Case
7 9 (17.65%) Change Management
8 8 (15.69%) Change Control
8 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) Banking
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle
10 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
11 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
11 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
12 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
12 4 (7.84%) OO
12 4 (7.84%) UML
12 4 (7.84%) Migration
12 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.84%) Markit EDM
13 3 (5.88%) Data Quality

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (1.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.92%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
2 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
2 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (25.49%) SDLC
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) Use Case
6 9 (17.65%) Change Management
7 8 (15.69%) Change Control
8 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 4 (7.84%) OO
11 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) UML
12 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISEB
2 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Charles River
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.96%) Planview
3 1 (1.96%) SAP