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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 93 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 32 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.45% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.58% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
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£450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £32.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% +45.45%
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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
2360 2056 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.22% 76.72% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1131 915
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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 +12 16 £450 +45.16% 1
Glasgow +6 7 £338 -0.73%
West Lothian -6 4 £580 +54.66%
North Lanarkshire -10 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Aberdeen +4 1 £625 +117.39%
Stirling - 1 - -
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Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.49%) UML
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle
6 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
7 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
7 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
8 7 (13.73%) .NET
8 7 (13.73%) Java
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) Information Security
8 7 (13.73%) Investment Management
9 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.80%) GIS
10 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) Axure RP
10 5 (9.80%) SWOT Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Banking
11 3 (5.88%) Web Design
11 3 (5.88%) MVC
11 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.88%) MS Access
11 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 3 (5.88%) PHP
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Server

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) MS Access
1 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) dBASE
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.92%) LSMW
3 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Analyst
2 28 (54.90%) Systems Analyst
3 27 (52.94%) Business Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) UML Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Network Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Ajax
2 3 (5.88%) CakePHP
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) SAP ALE
3 2 (3.92%) LAMP
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (3.92%) BAPI
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (25.49%) UML
3 11 (21.57%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
4 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) Information Security
5 7 (13.73%) Investment Management
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) SWOT Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) Web Design
7 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
8 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) ABAP
4 2 (3.92%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) MOS
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) ISACA
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) GPG13
1 1 (1.96%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Genesys
3 2 (3.92%) Charles River
3 2 (3.92%) Verint
4 1 (1.96%) JDA
4 1 (1.96%) Lotus
4 1 (1.96%) CODA
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Sun