The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 133 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 9 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
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£345 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £403 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +68.75%
Systems Analyst
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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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2585 2330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.29% 92.12% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1813 1527 1407
Average daily rate £380 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 144 166
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Somerset -3 3 £438 +52.17%
Bristol -7 3 £275 -26.66% 4
Gloucestershire - 2 £339 -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (27.78%) Firewall
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
1 10 (27.78%) WAN
1 10 (27.78%) VPN
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security
3 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.67%) VoIP
4 6 (16.67%) Nokia
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.89%) ETL
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.11%) hybris
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.78%) SAS
1 1 (2.78%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) WAN
1 10 (27.78%) VPN
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) Network Security
3 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (16.67%) VoIP
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) XSL
1 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.89%) Data Mapping
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Use Case
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CCNA
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco
1 6 (16.67%) HP
1 6 (16.67%) Nokia
1 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) IBM