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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 471 441 381
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 137 138 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 90 112
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£375 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
England -21 123 £385 - 48
London -4 65 £425 +8.34% 20
City of London +4 20 £500 +14.54% 7
North West +4 13 £350 -3.44% 4
South East -27 13 £356 -13.10% 7
East of England -10 10 £355 -18.85% 4
East Midlands +8 8 £270 -16.92% 4
South West -28 8 £390 +41.81% 3
Manchester -5 7 £338 - 3
Northamptonshire - 7 - - 1
Scotland -13 6 £285 -24.00% 3
Yorkshire -7 5 £338 +8.00% 4
Milton Keynes -8 5 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £338 -18.18% 2
Cheshire - 5 £405 -
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £280 -34.11% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £390 - 1
Glasgow -4 3 £285 - 2
Edinburgh -7 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £495 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £495 -
Cambridge +5 2 £280 -34.11%
West Yorkshire -1 2 £338 -15.62% 3
Berkshire -4 2 £369 -14.73% 1
Surrey -8 2 £400 +25.00% 1
South Wales -23 2 £213 -50.00% 2
Wales -30 2 £213 -50.00% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Warrington - 2 £388 -

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 93 (30.69%) Finance
2 88 (29.04%) Systems Analysis
3 70 (23.10%) Business Analysis
4 57 (18.81%) SQL
5 47 (15.51%) UML
6 46 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (14.52%) Banking
8 36 (11.88%) Migration
9 34 (11.22%) Project Management
10 33 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (9.90%) Degree
12 30 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (9.57%) Use Case
14 28 (9.24%) Retail
15 26 (8.58%) Oracle
15 26 (8.58%) PRINCE2
16 24 (7.92%) CRM
16 24 (7.92%) Management Information System
16 24 (7.92%) Data Analysis
16 24 (7.92%) Test Scripting
17 22 (7.26%) Data Modelling
17 22 (7.26%) SQL Server
18 21 (6.93%) Information Management
19 20 (6.60%) Document Management
19 20 (6.60%) Data Migration
19 20 (6.60%) Change Management
19 20 (6.60%) ISEB
19 20 (6.60%) Waterfall
20 19 (6.27%) MS Visio

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 15 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.98%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) CICS
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.27%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.96%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.63%) MS Office
4 8 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.66%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.66%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.66%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.66%) Agresso
4 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.65%) Intranet
2 3 (0.99%) DSL
3 2 (0.66%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.29%) EDRMS
3 12 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.31%) MS Access
5 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.66%) MySQL
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.33%) OLAP
8 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Toad
2 1 (0.33%) MagicDraw
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.33%) MSTest
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 93 (30.69%) Finance
2 44 (14.52%) Banking
3 28 (9.24%) Retail
4 16 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.65%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.65%) Marketing
7 4 (1.32%) Publishing
8 3 (0.99%) Billing
8 3 (0.99%) Front Office
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) International Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.30%) XML
2 5 (1.65%) FpML
3 4 (1.32%) SOAP
3 4 (1.32%) HTML
3 4 (1.32%) .NET
4 2 (0.66%) EDI
4 2 (0.66%) jQuery
4 2 (0.66%) HTML5
5 1 (0.33%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (0.33%) AutoMapper
5 1 (0.33%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.33%) Ajax
5 1 (0.33%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (0.33%) WCF
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.64%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.31%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.65%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.66%) User Experience
6 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.33%) NHS
7 1 (0.33%) DTV
7 1 (0.33%) AS400
7 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.33%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.33%) Derivative
7 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.31%) UNIX
2 5 (1.65%) Windows
3 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.04%) Systems Analysis
2 70 (23.10%) Business Analysis
3 47 (15.51%) UML
4 46 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (11.88%) Migration
6 34 (11.22%) Project Management
7 33 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (9.57%) Use Case
10 26 (8.58%) PRINCE2
11 24 (7.92%) CRM
11 24 (7.92%) Test Scripting
11 24 (7.92%) Data Analysis
12 22 (7.26%) Data Modelling
13 21 (6.93%) Information Management
14 20 (6.60%) Document Management
14 20 (6.60%) Change Management
14 20 (6.60%) Data Migration
14 20 (6.60%) Waterfall
15 17 (5.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.81%) SQL
2 7 (2.31%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.65%) VB
4 4 (1.32%) C#
5 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.66%) COBOL
6 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.66%) PHP
6 2 (0.66%) VBA
6 2 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.33%) JCL
7 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 30 (9.90%) Degree
2 20 (6.60%) ISEB
3 3 (0.99%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (0.99%) CBAP
4 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.33%) PMP
5 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.65%) EMIR
3 3 (0.99%) MiFID
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.33%) UCITS
5 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (8.58%) Oracle
2 15 (4.95%) SAP
3 14 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.31%) Northgate
5 6 (1.98%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.99%) Sun
7 3 (0.99%) Siebel
7 3 (0.99%) IBM
7 3 (0.99%) SunGard
8 2 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.66%) QAD
8 2 (0.66%) Teradata
8 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.66%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.33%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.33%) Calypso
9 1 (0.33%) ATG
9 1 (0.33%) HP
9 1 (0.33%) Intel
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