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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Analyst
Rank 456 438 381
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 133 129 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 86
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 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
England -5 112 £348 -10.32% 35
London +6 47 £386 -5.56% 13
South East -8 30 £345 -10.96% 5
Scotland +4 16 £375 +17.37% 1
City of London +13 15 £475 +15.85% 2
Berkshire +4 14 £345 -23.33% 1
North West -13 13 £300 -20.00% 3
Edinburgh +7 12 £375 +41.50% 1
Manchester -7 9 £300 -11.11% 2
East Midlands -4 7 £356 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire -4 7 £375 +74.41% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £400 +3.22% 2
Northamptonshire -6 6 £363 +23.40%
Reading +4 5 £341 -24.16% 1
Surrey -2 5 £300 -20.00%
East of England -3 5 £175 -53.33% 3
Peterborough +2 3 £175 - 1
South Wales -1 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £175 -53.33% 1
Glasgow -6 3 £368 +15.20%
Wales -9 3 - -
Hampshire -20 3 £376 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £300 - 1
Warrington - 3 £300 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £300 -
Stockport - 3 £300 -
Essex +12 2 £130 -
West Midlands -1 2 £318 +1.60% 4
Leeds -12 2 £375 +74.41% 1

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 82 (30.15%) Finance
2 74 (27.21%) Systems Analysis
3 67 (24.63%) SQL
4 59 (21.69%) Business Analysis
5 44 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (13.60%) UML
7 35 (12.87%) Migration
7 35 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (12.50%) Banking
8 34 (12.50%) Oracle
9 31 (11.40%) PRINCE2
10 26 (9.56%) Project Management
11 24 (8.82%) Retail
12 22 (8.09%) Data Modelling
13 21 (7.72%) Data Migration
14 20 (7.35%) Test Scripting
14 20 (7.35%) Change Management
15 19 (6.99%) ITIL
16 18 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (6.62%) Management Information System
17 17 (6.25%) Use Case
18 16 (5.88%) BPMN
19 15 (5.51%) Business Transformation
19 15 (5.51%) Scrum
19 15 (5.51%) CRM
19 15 (5.51%) SAP
20 14 (5.15%) Data Analysis
20 14 (5.15%) Degree
20 14 (5.15%) Data Mapping

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (3.68%) CMS
2 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.10%) Confluence
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) CICS
5 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 12 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.68%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.57%) MS Office
4 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Agresso
2 5 (1.84%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.37%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) DSL
2 1 (0.37%) BT 21CN
2 1 (0.37%) ATM
2 1 (0.37%) Broadband
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) WAN
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) VPN
2 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.84%) MS Access
4 3 (1.10%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.74%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) OLAP
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Toad
2 3 (1.10%) JIRA
3 2 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (30.15%) Finance
2 34 (12.50%) Banking
3 24 (8.82%) Retail
4 12 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.57%) Back Office
5 7 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.21%) Marketing
7 5 (1.84%) Electronics
8 4 (1.47%) Advertising
8 4 (1.47%) Publishing
9 3 (1.10%) Billing
9 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.10%) Local Government
9 3 (1.10%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.78%) XML
2 4 (1.47%) Middleware
3 3 (1.10%) FpML
3 3 (1.10%) Gherkin
3 3 (1.10%) SOAP
4 2 (0.74%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) HTML
4 2 (0.74%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) XSD
5 1 (0.37%) WSDL
5 1 (0.37%) WF
5 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.31%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.57%) Derivative
7 5 (1.84%) DTV
7 5 (1.84%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
10 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.41%) UNIX
2 3 (1.10%) Linux
3 2 (0.74%) Windows
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.21%) Systems Analysis
2 59 (21.69%) Business Analysis
3 44 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.60%) UML
5 35 (12.87%) Migration
6 34 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (11.40%) PRINCE2
8 26 (9.56%) Project Management
9 22 (8.09%) Data Modelling
10 21 (7.72%) Data Migration
11 20 (7.35%) Change Management
11 20 (7.35%) Test Scripting
12 19 (6.99%) ITIL
13 18 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (6.25%) Use Case
15 16 (5.88%) BPMN
16 15 (5.51%) Business Transformation
16 15 (5.51%) CRM
16 15 (5.51%) Scrum
17 14 (5.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.63%) SQL
2 13 (4.78%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.21%) VB
4 3 (1.10%) VBA
5 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) COBOL
6 1 (0.37%) Java
6 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) ABAP
6 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.15%) Degree
2 12 (4.41%) ISEB
3 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.47%) VCP4
4 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) HND
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CISA
5 1 (0.37%) CISM
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.84%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) EMIR
2 4 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) MiFID
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) SCCM
1 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (12.50%) Oracle
2 15 (5.51%) SAP
3 10 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.57%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.10%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.74%) hybris
6 2 (0.74%) Fiserv
6 2 (0.74%) Northgate
6 2 (0.74%) Siebel
6 2 (0.74%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) SunGard
6 2 (0.74%) JDA
6 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.37%) Sun
7 1 (0.37%) Calypso
7 1 (0.37%) BT
7 1 (0.37%) ATG
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