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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 113 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 14 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.89% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.28% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 22
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£400 £293 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.13%
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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
2091 1725 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.31% 69.75% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 871 841
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 69
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 11 £400 +31.68% 2
Glasgow -16 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) UML
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) MS Access
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) Java SE
7 2 (8.33%) XPath
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.33%) JDBC
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.33%) ISEB
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) QA

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) MS Access
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) LSMW
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Business Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
8 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Debt Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) Java SE
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) JDBC
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (4.17%) BAPI
3 1 (4.17%) SAP ALE
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) UML
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Document Management
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) BPR
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.17%) ERD
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) User Stories
6 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) ABAP
4 1 (4.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos