The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 127 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 20 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.41% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.58% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.07 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -7.52%
Systems Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2485 1544 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.41% 71.09% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1032 1230
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 89 155
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.75 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Systems Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Systems Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Devon -15 7 £600 +242.85%
Bristol - 4 £450 - 4
Somerset -10 3 £363 -
Wiltshire - 3 £338 - 6
Dorset -8 1 £355 +9.23% 1
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (57.14%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) C#
4 14 (40.00%) Finance
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
6 11 (31.43%) Business Analysis
7 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
8 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
8 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.71%) QA
9 8 (22.86%) Workflow
9 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) Delphi
10 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Data Architecture
11 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
11 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) Java
11 6 (17.14%) SAP
11 6 (17.14%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (17.14%) IBM

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) SAS
5 1 (2.86%) Liferay
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Financial Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
1 5 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 5 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) WF
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) J2SE
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
4 4 (11.43%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
6 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.86%) NHS
7 1 (2.86%) Replication
7 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.86%) Equities
7 1 (2.86%) CESG
7 1 (2.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) zOS
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Project Management
2 11 (31.43%) Business Analysis
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
4 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) Workflow
6 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) OO
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
9 4 (11.43%) Product Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
9 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Information Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Delphi
4 6 (17.14%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) SAP
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) Sun
5 3 (8.57%) Casewise
6 2 (5.71%) Capita
6 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Informatica
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Cognos
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock