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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Analyst
Rank 459 407 424
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 135 175 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 116 81
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£390 £394 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +69.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +47.28%

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -58 115 £375 -7.69% 29
London -15 45 £448 +5.32% 7
South East -10 24 £350 - 6
Scotland -1 15 £396 +15.69% 1
Yorkshire -22 13 £300 -20.00% 6
East of England -4 12 £425 - 2
Glasgow - 12 £371 -
Berkshire +8 8 £345 -18.82% 3
East Midlands -3 8 £389 +29.58% 1
South West -4 8 £188 -44.44%
City of London +4 7 £445 -1.33% 1
Hampshire -7 6 £360 +8.67%
West Yorkshire -20 6 £300 -20.00% 3
North Yorkshire +7 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Basingstoke +7 5 £360 +10.76%
Surrey +2 5 £350 -
Wales -6 5 £425 +21.42%
Dorset - 5 £188 -
Bournemouth - 5 £188 -
Hertfordshire -5 4 £500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £375 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £403 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £373 -
Nottingham - 4 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £425 +54.54%
Edinburgh -1 3 £450 +40.62% 1
North West -32 3 £333 -1.48% 6
Harrogate - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £338 -
Redhill - 3 - -

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (30.71%) Finance
2 75 (28.09%) Systems Analysis
3 57 (21.35%) Business Analysis
4 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (15.73%) SQL
6 38 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (12.36%) SDLC
8 31 (11.61%) Migration
9 30 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (11.24%) UML
10 28 (10.49%) Oracle
11 26 (9.74%) Project Management
12 24 (8.99%) Data Modelling
13 23 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.87%) MS Excel
15 20 (7.49%) Banking
15 20 (7.49%) User Stories
16 19 (7.12%) Retail
16 19 (7.12%) Use Case
17 17 (6.37%) Test Scripting
17 17 (6.37%) BPMN
17 17 (6.37%) Data Migration
17 17 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (5.99%) ITIL
18 16 (5.99%) Data Analysis
18 16 (5.99%) Data Structures
19 15 (5.62%) Microsoft
19 15 (5.62%) Telecoms
19 15 (5.62%) Management Information System
20 14 (5.24%) GAP Analysis

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6 (2.25%) Confluence
2 4 (1.50%) CMS
2 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Documentum
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.50%) MS Project
4 4 (1.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.62%) Agresso
2 4 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.75%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) HFM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) BPCS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.37%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
2 1 (0.37%) ATM
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.62%) MS Access
4 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.12%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.37%) OLAP
8 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Axure RP
1 6 (2.25%) JIRA
2 5 (1.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (30.71%) Finance
2 20 (7.49%) Banking
3 19 (7.12%) Retail
4 15 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.00%) Marketing
6 7 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.25%) Back Office
7 6 (2.25%) Automotive
8 4 (1.50%) Electronics
9 3 (1.12%) Billing
9 3 (1.12%) Local Government
9 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 3 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.75%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) XML
2 5 (1.87%) .NET
2 5 (1.87%) Gherkin
3 4 (1.50%) RESTful
3 4 (1.50%) Middleware
3 4 (1.50%) Web Services
4 2 (0.75%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) WF
5 1 (0.37%) MDX
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.37%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.37%) WSDL
5 1 (0.37%) XSD
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.99%) Data Structures
3 15 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.49%) Derivative
5 9 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.87%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.87%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.50%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) DTV
8 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.50%) iSeries
9 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) CMDB
10 2 (0.75%) Swaptions
10 2 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.37%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.00%) UNIX
2 7 (2.62%) Windows
3 4 (1.50%) Linux
4 2 (0.75%) AIX
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.09%) Systems Analysis
2 57 (21.35%) Business Analysis
3 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.36%) SDLC
5 31 (11.61%) Migration
6 30 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (11.24%) UML
7 26 (9.74%) Project Management
8 24 (8.99%) Data Modelling
9 23 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (7.49%) User Stories
11 19 (7.12%) Use Case
12 17 (6.37%) Test Scripting
12 17 (6.37%) BPMN
12 17 (6.37%) Data Migration
12 17 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.99%) ITIL
13 16 (5.99%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.24%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (5.24%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.73%) SQL
2 6 (2.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (1.12%) VB
4 2 (0.75%) VBA
4 2 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.37%) C#
5 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (3.37%) Degree
1 9 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.00%) ISEB
3 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) HND
4 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.75%) CIMA
5 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) CISA
6 1 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) QA
2 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) EMIR
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 28 (10.49%) Oracle
2 15 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.49%) SAP
4 5 (1.87%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.50%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.75%) Tableau
7 2 (0.75%) Remedy
7 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.75%) JDA
7 2 (0.75%) QAD
7 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.75%) HP
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.75%) Civica
8 1 (0.37%) Teradata
8 1 (0.37%) Capita
8 1 (0.37%) Axway
8 1 (0.37%) Sun
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