The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 109 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 13 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.13% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 16
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£310 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1942 1769 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 74.15% 70.73% 65.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 793
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 56
Average hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -20 7 £310 -27.05%
Aberdeen +7 3 £288 -14.81%
Glasgow -1 1 £340 -9.33% 3
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
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Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Java SE
5 3 (13.04%) XPath
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.70%) Banking
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) QA
6 2 (8.70%) RDBMS

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) LSMW
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Debt Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) NHS Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Java SE
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) JDBC
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XSL
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (4.35%) BAPI
4 1 (4.35%) SAP ALE
4 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
1 1 (4.35%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) UML
2 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) User Stories
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) XPath
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
4 1 (4.35%) XQuery
4 1 (4.35%) SAPscript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) EMIR
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Kofax
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos