The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 131 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 20 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.89% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate £333 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.61% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.47% +5.20%
Systems Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2470 2366 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.37% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1295 1077
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Systems Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Systems Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Analysis
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 Systems Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Edinburgh -10 12 £178 -60.55% 2
West Lothian +8 5 £395 -
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Stirling +12 1 - -
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Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis.

1 13 (35.14%) SDLC
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Investment Management
5 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Front Office
6 5 (13.51%) Charles River
6 5 (13.51%) Markit EDM
6 5 (13.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (13.51%) Use Case
6 5 (13.51%) thinkFolio
6 5 (13.51%) Requirements Management
6 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (13.51%) Billing
7 4 (10.81%) Subversion
7 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Drupal
7 4 (10.81%) Yii
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) MySQL
7 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Markit EDM
1 5 (13.51%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
2 5 (13.51%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Business Systems Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Yii
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) Java EE
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.70%) WSDL
4 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) SDLC
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Investment Management
5 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Requirements Management
6 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (13.51%) Use Case
7 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) Active Record
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.11%) UML
9 2 (5.41%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PHP
2 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) HNC
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) IIBA
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.70%) EMIR
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Charles River
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Pega
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase