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 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 475 472 405
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 146 131 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 75 116
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £465 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £46.25 £31.25 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -28.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £30.25 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £32.25 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+48.00% +13.63%

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
52704 48932 53740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.69% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32323 29402 30051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £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 2063 2086 2672
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.18
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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +6 134 £380 +1.33% 39
London +27 72 £413 +12.24% 13
City of London +31 22 £419 +16.15% 4
North West +13 20 £350 -1.75% 4
South East -26 11 £388 +10.71% 5
East of England -27 11 £360 -4.00% 4
Manchester +1 10 £338 - 3
Cheshire +12 7 £380 - 1
Scotland -14 7 £378 +28.51% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £270 -32.50%
South West -22 6 £390 - 3
Edinburgh +3 4 £370 +13.84% 2
Yorkshire -3 4 £375 -6.25% 7
Bedfordshire - 4 £368 -
Northamptonshire +5 3 - -
Milton Keynes -2 3 £343 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 3 £394 -1.56% 5
Berkshire -5 3 £450 +16.12% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £343 -31.50% 2
West Midlands -7 3 £500 - 2
Essex -10 3 - - 1
Hampshire -13 3 - -
Glasgow -21 3 £385 +36.88%
Nottingham - 3 £270 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £270 -
South Wales -11 2 £213 -52.77%
Gloucestershire -20 2 £390 - 1
Wales -23 2 £213 -52.77%
Warrington - 2 £388 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 104 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
2 99 (28.21%) Finance
3 73 (20.80%) Business Analysis
4 68 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (15.95%) SQL
6 51 (14.53%) UML
7 46 (13.11%) Use Case
8 42 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (11.11%) Banking
9 39 (11.11%) Project Management
10 36 (10.26%) Migration
10 36 (10.26%) Degree
11 33 (9.40%) Test Scripting
12 32 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (7.98%) SQL Server
15 26 (7.41%) Microsoft
16 25 (7.12%) Data Analysis
16 25 (7.12%) Retail
17 24 (6.84%) Information Management
17 24 (6.84%) Oracle
17 24 (6.84%) MS Visio
18 23 (6.55%) CRM
19 21 (5.98%) PRINCE2
19 21 (5.98%) Change Management
19 21 (5.98%) Management Information System
20 20 (5.70%) OO
20 20 (5.70%) Document Management
21 19 (5.41%) Scrum
21 19 (5.41%) Data Migration

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 18 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.57%) CMS
3 2 (0.57%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.28%) CICS
4 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (6.84%) MS Visio
2 19 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.84%) MS Office
4 11 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.57%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) Endur
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.28%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) Intranet
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) DSL
4 2 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.70%) EDRMS
4 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.71%) MS Access
6 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) DB2
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.28%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Toad
2 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.28%) MagicDraw
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.28%) MSTest
General
1 99 (28.21%) Finance
2 39 (11.11%) Banking
3 25 (7.12%) Retail
4 15 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.70%) Marketing
6 7 (1.99%) Front Office
6 7 (1.99%) Legal
7 6 (1.71%) Billing
8 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.14%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) German Language
10 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.85%) .NET
2 9 (2.56%) XML
3 5 (1.42%) FpML
4 4 (1.14%) Web Services
5 3 (0.85%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) jQuery
5 3 (0.85%) HTML5
6 2 (0.57%) Ajax
6 2 (0.57%) XSD
6 2 (0.57%) EDI
7 1 (0.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.28%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
7 1 (0.28%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (0.28%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.28%) WCF
7 1 (0.28%) AutoMapper
7 1 (0.28%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.28%) Fluent NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.28%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.99%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.42%) User Experience
7 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.14%) FMCG
8 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.57%) Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) AS400
10 1 (0.28%) NHS
10 1 (0.28%) DTV
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.28%) SCADA
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.71%) Windows
2 4 (1.14%) UNIX
3 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.57%) Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
2 73 (20.80%) Business Analysis
3 68 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (14.53%) UML
5 46 (13.11%) Use Case
6 42 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (11.11%) Project Management
8 36 (10.26%) Migration
9 33 (9.40%) Test Scripting
10 32 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (7.12%) Data Analysis
12 24 (6.84%) Information Management
13 23 (6.55%) CRM
14 21 (5.98%) PRINCE2
14 21 (5.98%) Change Management
15 20 (5.70%) OO
15 20 (5.70%) Document Management
16 19 (5.41%) Scrum
16 19 (5.41%) Data Migration
16 19 (5.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.95%) SQL
2 6 (1.71%) C
3 5 (1.42%) C#
3 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.42%) VB
4 2 (0.57%) Java
4 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.57%) COBOL
4 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.28%) VBA
5 1 (0.28%) RPG
5 1 (0.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.28%) PHP
5 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 36 (10.26%) Degree
2 18 (5.13%) ISEB
3 5 (1.42%) CBAP
4 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.57%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) PMP
5 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.85%) EMIR
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) MiFID
5 1 (0.28%) Basel III
5 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.28%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.28%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.84%) Oracle
3 14 (3.99%) SAP
4 10 (2.85%) Northgate
5 8 (2.28%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.42%) Sun
7 4 (1.14%) IBM
8 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.85%) SunGard
9 2 (0.57%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.57%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.57%) QAD
9 2 (0.57%) Teradata
9 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.57%) Siebel
10 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.28%) JBoss
10 1 (0.28%) Sybase
10 1 (0.28%) Cognos
10 1 (0.28%) HP
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