The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Analyst in their job title 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
System Analyst
Rank 135 96 113
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 16 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.24% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 6
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.55%
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
2783 2848 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.23% 95.54% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1531 1312
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 72
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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 Systems Analyst 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 -18 9 £363 -9.37% 3
Glasgow -2 3 £388 +10.71% 2
West Lothian +2 1 £341 +10.08%
Renfrewshire - 1 £360 -
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Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 12 (21.82%) Migration
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle
6 10 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 10 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
8 8 (14.55%) Use Case
8 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
8 8 (14.55%) SDLC
9 7 (12.73%) Change Management
9 7 (12.73%) Banking
10 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) Ab Initio
10 6 (10.91%) ISEB
10 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Change Control
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) Windows
11 5 (9.09%) Retail
11 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.27%) Data Mapping
12 4 (7.27%) UML
12 4 (7.27%) Project Management
12 4 (7.27%) Mainframe

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Statistics
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 11 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 8 (14.55%) SDLC
5 8 (14.55%) Use Case
5 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
9 4 (7.27%) Data Mapping
9 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 4 (7.27%) UML
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) Scrum
10 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ISEB
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.64%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
1 3 (5.45%) SCOM
1 3 (5.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Ab Initio
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) Symantec
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Pega
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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