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 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 82 106 81
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 40 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.66% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.71% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 28
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£371 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £292 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £405 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-47.50% +28.57%
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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
2670 2384 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.10% 92.22% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1338 1111
Average daily rate £360 £368 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 70 62
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +2 16 £450 +38.46% 4
Glasgow +11 14 £371 +48.50% 2
West Lothian +4 7 £303 -17.12% 1
Fife -5 4 - -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 39 (54.93%) Finance
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.08%) UML
6 9 (12.68%) .NET
7 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
8 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.86%) Banking
8 7 (9.86%) Migration
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle
8 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
8 7 (9.86%) Markit EDM
8 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
9 6 (8.45%) BPMN
9 6 (8.45%) Java
9 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
9 6 (8.45%) Project Management
10 5 (7.04%) CRM
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.04%) XML
10 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
11 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.63%) Data Management
11 4 (5.63%) Linux
11 4 (5.63%) Change Management

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (2.82%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MS Access
3 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (54.93%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.82%) CMDB
4 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) UNIX
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (14.08%) UML
4 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (8.45%) BPMN
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.63%) Data Management
8 4 (5.63%) Change Management
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL
9 3 (4.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) COBOL
5 1 (1.41%) PeopleCode
5 1 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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