The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 37 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 1.45% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.55% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 16
Median daily rate £363 £355 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -23.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £29.38 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-40.66% +23.68%

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
1605 2386 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.71% 93.61% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1270 1355
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 24 £363 -9.37%
Glasgow +1 6 £285 -12.30% 1
Stirling +4 3 £456 +34.19%
Inverclyde - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £300 -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) Oracle
4 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 9 (15.52%) Migration
6 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
6 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (15.52%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.79%) Banking
7 8 (13.79%) Asset Management
7 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.07%) Citrix
8 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
9 6 (10.34%) XenApp
9 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
9 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.34%) DHCP
9 6 (10.34%) DNS
9 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.34%) Law
9 6 (10.34%) Use Case
9 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (8.62%) Retail
10 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.45%) Sonata
2 2 (3.45%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DHCP
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.17%) QlikView
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Law
4 5 (8.62%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.17%) EPoS
3 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.52%) Business Analysis
2 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
2 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (13.79%) Asset Management
3 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.34%) Use Case
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) SDLC
5 5 (8.62%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) Change Control
7 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) VBA
3 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.17%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) CBAP
3 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
2 6 (10.34%) XenApp
3 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.72%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
4 4 (6.90%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.17%) Infor
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) CA
6 2 (3.45%) Charles River
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) NetIQ
6 2 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) IFS
7 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Varonis