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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 119 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 28 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.42% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.65 £20.39
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +40.49%
Systems Analyst
England

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
3070 2161 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.97% 91.61% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1348 1407
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 - 11 £210 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 - 1
Wiltshire -11 4 £270 -1.81%
Dorset - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) WAN
2 10 (23.81%) VPN
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Network Security
5 7 (16.67%) UML
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) Nokia
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (14.29%) CCNA
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (14.29%) VoIP
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.90%) Windows
8 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.52%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Maximo
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) WAN
1 10 (23.81%) VPN
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) Network Security
3 6 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (14.29%) VoIP
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) XSL
1 2 (4.76%) XSLT
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
1 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
1 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Use Case
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) User Stories
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) ETL
8 2 (4.76%) OOP
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C++
2 2 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) CCNA
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) HP
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco
2 6 (14.29%) Nokia
2 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (7.14%) hybris
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) ATG
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp