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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Analyst
Rank 473 438 375
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 110 115 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 75 100
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -21 93 £350 -11.11% 29
London -6 41 £385 -10.98% 15
South East -5 20 £375 -6.25% 1
City of London +17 12 £463 -0.78% 6
North West -6 12 £300 -14.28% 2
Manchester +3 9 £300 -11.11% 2
Scotland -10 9 £325 +1.88% 3
Yorkshire -1 8 £375 +45.63% 1
Berkshire 0 7 £388 -13.88% 1
Edinburgh -1 6 £350 +32.07% 1
East Midlands +14 5 £369 +25.53% 2
Northamptonshire -3 5 £369 +25.53% 1
East of England -3 4 £225 -25.00% 1
Surrey -4 4 £300 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £413 +6.45%
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £200 -
Wales -16 4 £325 -10.34% 1
South Wales -16 4 £325 -5.45% 1
York - 4 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Reading +5 3 £345 -23.33%
Peterborough -7 3 £175 -
Hampshire -21 3 £348 -15.75%
Cheshire - 3 £300 -
Warrington - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire -5 2 £375 +74.41% 1
Glasgow -8 2 £285 -10.65% 1
Leeds -11 2 £375 +74.41% 1
Oxfordshire -15 2 £448 +37.69%
South West -20 2 £375 +11.11% 3

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (33.99%) Finance
2 63 (24.90%) Systems Analysis
3 61 (24.11%) SQL
4 57 (22.53%) Business Analysis
5 37 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (14.23%) Banking
7 34 (13.44%) Migration
7 34 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (13.04%) UML
9 31 (12.25%) PRINCE2
10 30 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (11.46%) Oracle
12 22 (8.70%) Retail
13 20 (7.91%) Data Modelling
14 19 (7.51%) Project Management
14 19 (7.51%) Data Migration
15 18 (7.11%) Change Management
15 18 (7.11%) CRM
16 17 (6.72%) ISEB
16 17 (6.72%) Use Case
17 16 (6.32%) Test Scripting
17 16 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (5.93%) ITIL
18 15 (5.93%) Investment Banking
18 15 (5.93%) Business Transformation
19 14 (5.53%) Data Mapping
19 14 (5.53%) Management Information System
20 13 (5.14%) SAP
21 12 (4.74%) SQL Server
21 12 (4.74%) Workflow

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.77%) CMS
2 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.79%) IIS
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.40%) CICS
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.56%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.77%) MS Office
4 2 (0.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Agresso
1 6 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) DSL
2 1 (0.40%) BT 21CN
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.40%) SSL
2 1 (0.40%) ATM
2 1 (0.40%) Broadband
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
2 1 (0.40%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.58%) MS Access
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.79%) MySQL
4 2 (0.79%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Toad
2 2 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (33.99%) Finance
2 36 (14.23%) Banking
3 22 (8.70%) Retail
4 15 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.77%) Back Office
7 6 (2.37%) Marketing
8 5 (1.98%) Publishing
8 5 (1.98%) Electronics
9 4 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.58%) Billing
10 3 (1.19%) Local Government
11 2 (0.79%) Automotive
11 2 (0.79%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.40%) Front Office
12 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.56%) XML
2 5 (1.98%) FpML
3 3 (1.19%) Middleware
3 3 (1.19%) .NET
3 3 (1.19%) SOAP
4 2 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.16%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.77%) Derivative
4 7 (2.77%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.77%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.37%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.98%) DTV
7 4 (1.58%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.56%) UNIX
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.40%) Android
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.90%) Systems Analysis
2 57 (22.53%) Business Analysis
3 37 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.44%) Migration
4 34 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (13.04%) UML
6 31 (12.25%) PRINCE2
7 20 (7.91%) Data Modelling
8 19 (7.51%) Project Management
8 19 (7.51%) Data Migration
9 18 (7.11%) Change Management
9 18 (7.11%) CRM
10 17 (6.72%) Use Case
11 16 (6.32%) Test Scripting
11 16 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.93%) ITIL
12 15 (5.93%) Business Transformation
13 14 (5.53%) Data Mapping
14 12 (4.74%) Workflow
14 12 (4.74%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.11%) SQL
2 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.37%) VB
4 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.19%) C#
5 2 (0.79%) VBA
5 2 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.40%) ABAP
6 1 (0.40%) Java
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.72%) ISEB
2 10 (3.95%) Degree
3 3 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (1.19%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) EMIR
1 5 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.58%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (11.46%) Oracle
2 13 (5.14%) SAP
3 9 (3.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.77%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.58%) Siebel
5 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.79%) Fiserv
7 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.79%) Sun
7 2 (0.79%) IBM
7 2 (0.79%) SunGard
7 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.79%) hybris
7 2 (0.79%) Northgate
8 1 (0.40%) Open Text
8 1 (0.40%) ATG
8 1 (0.40%) Teradata
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix
8 1 (0.40%) Intel
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