The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Analyst
Rank 438 419 436
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 176 184 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 119 83
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£373 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.94 £55.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.93% +52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-61.93% +52.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK.

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -25 149 £373 -6.87% 33
London -1 53 £415 -2.00% 7
South East -16 31 £340 -4.56% 6
Scotland +14 26 £390 - 2
North West -16 21 £350 +3.70% 3
Glasgow - 20 £358 - 1
Berkshire +14 16 £340 -22.28% 1
East Midlands +4 16 £350 +29.62% 4
City of London 0 10 £438 -1.12% 1
Cheshire +5 9 £363 -11.58% 3
West Midlands +5 8 £425 - 1
Manchester -23 8 £344 +1.85%
Warrington - 8 £350 - 3
Reading 0 7 £340 - 1
East of England -19 7 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -32 7 £365 -2.66% 4
Northamptonshire - 7 £350 -
South West +4 6 £188 -46.42% 5
Hampshire +1 6 £400 - 2
Nottingham -3 6 £350 +29.62% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 6 £350 +29.62% 1
Surrey -1 5 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -29 4 £365 -2.66% 4
Northampton - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire +5 3 £463 -
North Yorkshire -5 3 - -
Edinburgh -10 3 £450 - 1
Leeds -27 3 £365 -2.66% 1
Harrogate - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 £188 -

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 89 (26.73%) Finance
2 80 (24.02%) Systems Analysis
2 80 (24.02%) Business Analysis
3 63 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (17.72%) SQL
5 47 (14.11%) Migration
6 44 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (12.61%) Oracle
8 40 (12.01%) Data Modelling
9 39 (11.71%) SDLC
10 34 (10.21%) Telecoms
10 34 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (9.91%) User Stories
12 31 (9.31%) Retail
12 31 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.01%) Project Management
13 30 (9.01%) Use Case
14 27 (8.11%) UML
15 24 (7.21%) Scrum
16 22 (6.61%) Banking
16 22 (6.61%) SQL Server
16 22 (6.61%) MS Excel
17 21 (6.31%) CRM
17 21 (6.31%) Test Scripting
18 20 (6.01%) ERP
18 20 (6.01%) Change Management
18 20 (6.01%) Data Analysis
19 19 (5.71%) Billing
19 19 (5.71%) Microsoft
20 18 (5.41%) Security Cleared

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.80%) Confluence
3 4 (1.20%) CMS
4 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Documentum
6 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.50%) MS Office
5 4 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.90%) OPENHousing
2 3 (0.90%) Agresso
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.60%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.60%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.60%) BPCS
3 2 (0.60%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.30%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.30%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.30%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
2 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) Intranet
2 3 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
3 1 (0.30%) ATM
3 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.80%) MS Access
4 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.80%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.20%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.20%) QlikView
6 2 (0.60%) OLAP
6 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.30%) dBASE
7 1 (0.30%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.30%) OLTP
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.40%) JIRA
2 7 (2.10%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 89 (26.73%) Finance
2 34 (10.21%) Telecoms
3 31 (9.31%) Retail
4 22 (6.61%) Banking
5 19 (5.71%) Billing
6 7 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.10%) Marketing
7 6 (1.80%) Automotive
8 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.20%) Legal
9 4 (1.20%) Local Government
10 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.20%) XML
2 8 (2.40%) HTML
3 6 (1.80%) .NET
3 6 (1.80%) Web Services
4 5 (1.50%) Middleware
4 5 (1.50%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.20%) RESTful
6 3 (0.90%) Java EE 5
7 2 (0.60%) JSON
7 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) CSS
8 1 (0.30%) XSD
8 1 (0.30%) EDI
8 1 (0.30%) WSDL
8 1 (0.30%) MDX
8 1 (0.30%) WF
8 1 (0.30%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.50%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.40%) Derivative
4 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (1.50%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.50%) User Experience
5 5 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.20%) iSeries
6 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.90%) CMDB
7 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.60%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.00%) Windows
2 9 (2.70%) UNIX
3 6 (1.80%) Linux
4 4 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.02%) Systems Analysis
1 80 (24.02%) Business Analysis
2 63 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (14.11%) Migration
4 40 (12.01%) Data Modelling
5 39 (11.71%) SDLC
6 34 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (9.91%) User Stories
8 31 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (9.01%) Project Management
9 30 (9.01%) Use Case
10 27 (8.11%) UML
11 24 (7.21%) Scrum
12 21 (6.31%) CRM
12 21 (6.31%) Test Scripting
13 20 (6.01%) Data Analysis
13 20 (6.01%) ERP
13 20 (6.01%) Change Management
14 17 (5.11%) ITIL
15 16 (4.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.72%) SQL
2 4 (1.20%) Java
2 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.90%) VBA
3 3 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (0.60%) VBScript
4 2 (0.60%) VB
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.30%) Perl
5 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.20%) ISEB
3 10 (3.00%) Degree
4 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.20%) HND
5 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.60%) CIMA
6 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) CISA
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.90%) QA
2 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) EMIR
5 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 42 (12.61%) Oracle
2 19 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.00%) SAP
4 5 (1.50%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.20%) Northgate
5 4 (1.20%) Civica
5 4 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.20%) Tableau
6 3 (0.90%) ATG
6 3 (0.90%) HP
6 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.60%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.60%) QAD
7 2 (0.60%) Teradata
7 2 (0.60%) Siebel
7 2 (0.60%) Remedy
7 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.60%) Aareon
7 2 (0.60%) Capita
7 2 (0.60%) Orchard
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