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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business System Analyst
Rank 415 411 422
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 215 202 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 149 114
Average daily rate £395 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £57.50 £22.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+155.55% -33.33%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 191 £400 +6.66% 48
London +10 88 £425 +9.32% 20
South East +13 29 £383 +9.28% 5
Scotland -1 21 £353 +6.01% 1
Yorkshire -14 18 £375 - 2
North West -17 18 £370 +23.33% 12
Glasgow +18 12 £375 +2.04%
South West +13 12 £373 -7.45%
West Yorkshire -1 12 £360 -4.00% 2
City of London +25 11 £438 -7.89% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £375 +7.14% 2
East Midlands -13 9 £335 -13.54% 1
Manchester -17 9 £370 +23.33% 5
Leeds -6 8 £350 -6.66% 2
Edinburgh -19 8 £350 -2.09%
East of England -5 7 £425 +3.03% 3
West Midlands -7 7 £375 -8.25% 4
Berkshire +6 6 £343 -12.17%
Surrey -9 6 £500 +66.66% 1
Milton Keynes +4 5 £360 +2.85% 1
Hertfordshire +10 4 £425 +12.58%
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £335 -33.00%
North Yorkshire +5 3 £414 +10.33%
Wiltshire -2 3 £463 +7.55%
South Yorkshire -6 3 £425 -
Sheffield -10 3 £425 -
Derbyshire -11 3 £375 -
North East -16 3 £355 - 1
Devon - 3 £313 -
Middlesex - 3 £325 -

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 168 (36.84%) Finance
2 121 (26.54%) Business Analysis
3 83 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (14.25%) Systems Analysis
5 59 (12.94%) SQL
6 58 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (11.84%) Banking
8 52 (11.40%) SDLC
9 51 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (11.18%) Use Case
10 49 (10.75%) Project Management
11 48 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (9.87%) Oracle
13 40 (8.77%) Migration
14 35 (7.68%) UML
14 35 (7.68%) MS Visio
15 34 (7.46%) User Stories
16 33 (7.24%) Microsoft
17 30 (6.58%) Data Modelling
17 30 (6.58%) ISEB
18 29 (6.36%) SharePoint
19 28 (6.14%) ITIL
19 28 (6.14%) Change Management
20 26 (5.70%) MS Office
20 26 (5.70%) Retail
20 26 (5.70%) Data Analysis
21 25 (5.48%) Degree
22 23 (5.04%) SQL Server
22 23 (5.04%) Data Migration
23 22 (4.82%) Test Scripting

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.54%) CMS
2 7 (1.54%) SAS
3 2 (0.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.44%) IIS
3 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.22%) Apache
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.22%) DNN
4 1 (0.22%) Drupal
4 1 (0.22%) Kentico
4 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (7.68%) MS Visio
2 26 (5.70%) MS Office
3 17 (3.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.88%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.44%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.44%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.44%) MVNO
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) LAN
2 1 (0.22%) Network Security
2 1 (0.22%) SMS
2 1 (0.22%) WAN
2 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.54%) MS Access
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.88%) Big Data
7 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.66%) Essbase
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.66%) QlikView
9 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.75%) JIRA
2 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.66%) Toad
3 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.22%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
General
1 168 (36.84%) Finance
2 54 (11.84%) Banking
3 26 (5.70%) Retail
4 14 (3.07%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.07%) Legal
5 13 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.85%) Marketing
5 13 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.41%) Front Office
7 8 (1.75%) Back Office
8 5 (1.10%) Law
9 4 (0.88%) Electronics
9 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.88%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Billing
10 3 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.85%) XML
2 10 (2.19%) .NET
3 9 (1.97%) Web Services
4 5 (1.10%) JSON
5 4 (0.88%) Dojo
5 4 (0.88%) XML Schema
6 3 (0.66%) Drools
6 3 (0.66%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) HTML
7 2 (0.44%) ODBC
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.22%) FpML
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.51%) Reinsurance
4 12 (2.63%) User Experience
5 9 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.32%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.10%) NHS
8 5 (1.10%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.66%) APACS
10 3 (0.66%) Derivative
10 3 (0.66%) Equities
10 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.66%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.44%) FMCG
11 2 (0.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.32%) Windows
2 5 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (26.54%) Business Analysis
2 83 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (14.25%) Systems Analysis
4 58 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (11.40%) SDLC
6 51 (11.18%) Use Case
7 49 (10.75%) Project Management
8 48 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (8.77%) Migration
10 35 (7.68%) UML
11 34 (7.46%) User Stories
12 30 (6.58%) Data Modelling
13 28 (6.14%) Change Management
13 28 (6.14%) ITIL
14 26 (5.70%) Data Analysis
15 23 (5.04%) Data Migration
16 22 (4.82%) Test Scripting
17 21 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
18 20 (4.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.94%) SQL
2 9 (1.97%) VB
3 5 (1.10%) C
4 4 (0.88%) C#
4 4 (0.88%) Java
5 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.66%) VBA
6 2 (0.44%) C++
6 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.44%) Perl
6 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.22%) Python
7 1 (0.22%) R
7 1 (0.22%) RPG
7 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (6.58%) ISEB
2 25 (5.48%) Degree
3 20 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.88%) ACCA
5 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.66%) CIMA
7 2 (0.44%) CBAP
7 2 (0.44%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.44%) MCP
7 2 (0.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CCA
8 1 (0.22%) CISA
8 1 (0.22%) CISM
8 1 (0.22%) CISSP
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.07%) QA
2 8 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.32%) EMIR
3 6 (1.32%) MiFID
4 5 (1.10%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.88%) GAAP
6 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.44%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.44%) SEPA
7 2 (0.44%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (9.87%) Oracle
2 33 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.29%) SAP
4 7 (1.54%) Hyperion
5 6 (1.32%) Northgate
6 5 (1.10%) Cognos
6 5 (1.10%) Tableau
7 4 (0.88%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.88%) Yardi
8 3 (0.66%) Charles River
8 3 (0.66%) Microgen
8 3 (0.66%) Murex
8 3 (0.66%) Sage
8 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.44%) Calypso
9 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.44%) Orchard
9 2 (0.44%) Siemens
10 1 (0.22%) GoldenSource
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