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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 471 444 410
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 143 135 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 114
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£385 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% -2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £281 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £46.25 - £44.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 - £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - £27.50

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 23 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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 -2 131 £390 +4.69% 50
London +38 75 £413 +13.01% 12
City of London +26 22 £419 +16.31% 5
North West +11 17 £350 -1.75% 6
East of England -23 12 £368 -2.00% 6
South East -33 10 £400 +14.28% 7
Manchester -3 9 £344 - 4
Scotland -19 6 £385 +31.06% 3
Cheshire +9 5 £375 - 2
East Midlands +3 5 £270 -32.50% 1
South West -22 5 £374 - 1
Edinburgh -1 4 £370 +13.84% 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £368 -
Berkshire +4 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £356 -10.93% 13
Hampshire -16 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £270 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £270 -
Basingstoke +16 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire +3 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -2 2 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire -7 2 £413 +3.12% 12
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £350 -30.00% 3
South Wales -10 2 £213 -52.77% 2
Gloucestershire -16 2 £390 -
Wales -27 2 £213 -52.77% 2
Glasgow -27 2 £393 +39.55% 1
Cardiff - 2 £213 - 2

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 99 (28.70%) Systems Analysis
2 92 (26.67%) Finance
3 74 (21.45%) Business Analysis
4 68 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (15.65%) SQL
6 51 (14.78%) UML
7 46 (13.33%) Use Case
8 41 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (11.30%) Project Management
10 36 (10.43%) Degree
11 35 (10.14%) Banking
11 35 (10.14%) Migration
12 32 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (9.28%) Test Scripting
13 31 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (8.12%) SQL Server
15 26 (7.54%) Microsoft
16 25 (7.25%) Data Analysis
17 24 (6.96%) Retail
17 24 (6.96%) Information Management
18 23 (6.67%) CRM
18 23 (6.67%) MS Visio
19 22 (6.38%) Oracle
19 22 (6.38%) Management Information System
20 21 (6.09%) Change Management
20 21 (6.09%) PRINCE2
21 20 (5.80%) MS Excel
21 20 (5.80%) OO
21 20 (5.80%) Document Management
22 19 (5.51%) Workflow

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.58%) SAS
4 1 (0.29%) CICS
4 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.93%) MS Office
4 11 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.58%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) Maximo
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.29%) Agresso
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.29%) Endur
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Aligne
3 1 (0.29%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.32%) Intranet
2 5 (1.45%) Internet
3 3 (0.87%) DSL
4 2 (0.58%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.77%) EDRMS
4 9 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.74%) MS Access
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.58%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.29%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Toad
2 1 (0.29%) MagicDraw
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.29%) MSTest
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (26.67%) Finance
2 35 (10.14%) Banking
3 24 (6.96%) Retail
4 15 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.48%) Marketing
6 7 (2.03%) Legal
6 7 (2.03%) Front Office
7 6 (1.74%) Billing
8 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.16%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) German Language
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) International Banking
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.90%) .NET
2 9 (2.61%) XML
3 5 (1.45%) FpML
4 4 (1.16%) Web Services
5 3 (0.87%) HTML
5 3 (0.87%) jQuery
5 3 (0.87%) HTML5
6 2 (0.58%) Ajax
6 2 (0.58%) XSD
6 2 (0.58%) EDI
7 1 (0.29%) Middleware
7 1 (0.29%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.29%) SOAP
7 1 (0.29%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (0.29%) WCF
7 1 (0.29%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.29%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.29%) Fluent NHibernate
7 1 (0.29%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.61%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.74%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.16%) FMCG
6 4 (1.16%) User Experience
7 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.58%) Derivative
9 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.29%) SCADA
9 1 (0.29%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) NHS
9 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.74%) Windows
2 3 (0.87%) UNIX
3 2 (0.58%) Linux
3 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.70%) Systems Analysis
2 74 (21.45%) Business Analysis
3 68 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (14.78%) UML
5 46 (13.33%) Use Case
6 41 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (11.30%) Project Management
8 35 (10.14%) Migration
9 32 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (9.28%) Test Scripting
10 25 (7.25%) Data Analysis
11 24 (6.96%) Information Management
12 23 (6.67%) CRM
13 21 (6.09%) PRINCE2
13 21 (6.09%) Change Management
14 20 (5.80%) OO
14 20 (5.80%) Document Management
15 19 (5.51%) ITIL
15 19 (5.51%) Workflow
15 19 (5.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.65%) SQL
2 6 (1.74%) C
3 5 (1.45%) C#
3 5 (1.45%) VB
4 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.58%) COBOL
5 2 (0.58%) Java
5 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) RPG
6 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.29%) VBA
6 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.29%) JCL
Qualifications
1 36 (10.43%) Degree
2 17 (4.93%) ISEB
3 5 (1.45%) CBAP
4 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PMP
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) EMIR
3 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.29%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.29%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.38%) Oracle
3 13 (3.77%) SAP
4 11 (3.19%) Northgate
5 9 (2.61%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.45%) Sun
7 4 (1.16%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) Siebel
8 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.58%) SunGard
8 2 (0.58%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.58%) QAD
8 2 (0.58%) Teradata
9 1 (0.29%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Intel
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix
9 1 (0.29%) ATG
9 1 (0.29%) Calypso
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