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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 131 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 17 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 1.89% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.98% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 8
Median daily rate £325 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £295 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £486 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -37.98%
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
2682 2876 2520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.64% 95.39% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1476 1388
Median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 84 72
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 13 £264 -41.38% 5
West Lothian +4 2 £341 +12.80%
Renfrewshire -39 1 £360 -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) ITIL
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Use Case
6 8 (17.39%) Migration
6 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.39%) Windows
6 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
7 7 (15.22%) Banking
7 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (15.22%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) Windows 10
8 6 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
8 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
8 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.04%) SCCM
8 6 (13.04%) SCOM
8 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008

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 6 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Toad
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Law
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows 10
2 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) Use Case
5 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
5 7 (15.22%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Change Control
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.52%) Change Management
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) UML
9 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
1 6 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.04%) XenApp
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
1 6 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.52%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) Symantec
4 3 (6.52%) CA
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Pega
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore