The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 309 255 334
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +79
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 311 373 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.73% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.00% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 197 177
Average daily rate
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£424 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £361
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.82 £26.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.74% -18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £25.28 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.29 £27.66 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.30% -18.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Systems Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Systems Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK.

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Systems Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Analysis
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 Systems Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -63 283 £425 -2.29% 71
London -64 120 £450 - 34
South East -26 49 £357 -8.00% 12
City of London -22 42 £475 +5.55% 15
East of England +10 36 £425 +13.33% 4
North West +18 24 £363 +7.40% 3
Yorkshire +17 24 £375 - 7
West Yorkshire +6 18 £375 - 7
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £340 +25.92%
Berkshire -13 15 £444 -1.38% 6
South West -13 15 £315 -24.77% 5
Manchester +5 14 £344 +6.17% 2
Scotland -31 12 £343 -7.43% 4
Leeds -3 11 £375 -
Milton Keynes +9 10 £328 +21.29%
East Midlands -2 9 £306 +2.08% 1
South Wales -10 9 £388 -8.82% 1
Gloucestershire -13 9 £315 -27.58% 1
Wales -14 9 £388 -6.06% 1
Edinburgh -21 8 £355 -16.47%
Cheshire - 7 £388 - 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 -
Essex +4 6 £425 +30.76%
Hampshire -12 6 £525 +47.88% 2
Bradford - 6 £375 - 3
Surrey -2 5 - - 3
Hertfordshire -2 5 - - 3
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £350 -6.66%
Nottinghamshire +7 4 - - 1
Nottingham +7 4 - - 1

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis.

1 190 (27.62%) Finance
2 164 (23.84%) Business Analysis
3 127 (18.46%) SQL
4 112 (16.28%) UML
5 95 (13.81%) Banking
6 90 (13.08%) .NET
7 83 (12.06%) Microsoft
8 82 (11.92%) Migration
8 82 (11.92%) Degree
9 81 (11.77%) Oracle
10 80 (11.63%) Project Management
11 76 (11.05%) SQL Server
12 72 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (10.32%) Use Case
14 70 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 70 (10.17%) MS Excel
15 69 (10.03%) Data Analysis
16 65 (9.45%) Data Modelling
17 61 (8.87%) HTML
18 59 (8.58%) C#
19 58 (8.43%) JavaScript
20 57 (8.28%) SharePoint
21 52 (7.56%) CSS
21 52 (7.56%) Retail
22 51 (7.41%) OO
23 50 (7.27%) Java
23 50 (7.27%) CRM
23 50 (7.27%) Investment Banking
24 48 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
25 46 (6.69%) SAP

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Systems Analysis also 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 that cited Systems Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (1.74%) CMS
3 12 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.45%) IIS
5 8 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.87%) OpenROAD
7 6 (0.87%) Lync
7 6 (0.87%) Confluence
8 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.73%) SAS
8 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.44%) Node.js
10 3 (0.44%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 70 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.78%) MS Visio
3 23 (3.34%) MS Office
4 8 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.73%) MS Project
6 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.31%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.73%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.73%) Agresso
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.44%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.44%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.29%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.29%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.34%) Intranet
2 13 (1.89%) Internet
3 11 (1.60%) Firewall
4 8 (1.16%) FTP
5 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.58%) SAN
5 4 (0.58%) HTTP
5 4 (0.58%) DHCP
5 4 (0.58%) DNS
5 4 (0.58%) NAS
5 4 (0.58%) Network Security
6 3 (0.44%) LDAP
6 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.44%) SMTP
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) RFID
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.15%) LTE
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.20%) DB2
5 20 (2.91%) Ingres
5 20 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.18%) Data Mining
8 13 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.74%) QlikView
9 12 (1.74%) EDRMS
9 12 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.60%) MS Access
11 9 (1.31%) SAP BI
12 8 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.87%) PowerCenter
14 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Subversion
2 9 (1.31%) Xcode
3 8 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.87%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.58%) ERwin
5 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.44%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.29%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.29%) Ant
8 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 190 (27.62%) Finance
2 95 (13.81%) Banking
3 52 (7.56%) Retail
4 50 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.80%) Legal
6 23 (3.34%) Back Office
7 21 (3.05%) Front Office
8 14 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.60%) Billing
10 9 (1.31%) Marketing
11 8 (1.16%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.87%) Local Government
12 6 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.73%) Law
13 5 (0.73%) Publishing
14 4 (0.58%) Military
14 4 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 492 (71.51%) Analyst
2 346 (50.29%) Business Analyst
3 187 (27.18%) Systems Analyst
4 114 (16.57%) Developer
5 105 (15.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 41 (5.96%) Technical Analyst
7 26 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (3.63%) Technical Business Analyst
9 24 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
9 24 (3.49%) Architect
10 23 (3.34%) IT Business Analyst
11 22 (3.20%) Data Analyst
12 21 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
12 21 (3.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 18 (2.62%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 18 (2.62%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.47%) Risk Analyst
15 17 (2.47%) Credit Analyst
15 17 (2.47%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.08%) .NET
2 61 (8.87%) HTML
3 52 (7.56%) CSS
4 46 (6.69%) XML
5 29 (4.22%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.62%) HTML5
7 15 (2.18%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.03%) JSP
8 14 (2.03%) Middleware
9 13 (1.89%) jQuery
9 13 (1.89%) CSS3
9 13 (1.89%) WCF
10 12 (1.74%) XHTML
10 12 (1.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (1.60%) Web Services
11 11 (1.60%) Ajax
12 10 (1.45%) J2EE
13 9 (1.31%) EJB
14 8 (1.16%) MSMQ
15 7 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 25 (3.63%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.63%) Derivative
2 25 (3.63%) Credit Risk
3 21 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (3.05%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
4 13 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.60%) iPhone
5 11 (1.60%) iPad
6 10 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (1.16%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.02%) FMCG
9 7 (1.02%) PMI
10 5 (0.73%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.81%) Windows
2 27 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 25 (3.63%) UNIX
4 20 (2.91%) Linux
5 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.60%) Android
6 11 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.29%) Solaris
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (23.84%) Business Analysis
2 112 (16.28%) UML
3 82 (11.92%) Migration
4 80 (11.63%) Project Management
5 72 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (10.32%) Use Case
7 70 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 69 (10.03%) Data Analysis
9 65 (9.45%) Data Modelling
10 51 (7.41%) OO
11 50 (7.27%) CRM
12 48 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (6.10%) Scrum
14 42 (6.10%) Test Scripting
15 38 (5.52%) Document Management
16 33 (4.80%) ITIL
16 33 (4.80%) ETL
17 32 (4.65%) Workflow
18 31 (4.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (18.46%) SQL
2 59 (8.58%) C#
3 58 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 50 (7.27%) Java
5 17 (2.47%) VBA
5 17 (2.47%) VB
6 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.74%) VB6
8 12 (1.74%) COBOL
9 11 (1.60%) C++
9 11 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.60%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.16%) JCL
10 8 (1.16%) ABAP
10 8 (1.16%) PHP
11 6 (0.87%) C
12 5 (0.73%) VBScript
12 5 (0.73%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 82 (11.92%) Degree
2 33 (4.80%) ISEB
3 14 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.44%) APMP
8 3 (0.44%) CBAP
9 2 (0.29%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.94%) QA
2 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.73%) SLA
6 3 (0.44%) EMIR
6 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) Control-M
2 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 83 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.77%) Oracle
3 46 (6.69%) SAP
4 17 (2.47%) IBM
5 14 (2.03%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.45%) Siebel
7 7 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.02%) Informatica
7 7 (1.02%) Remedy
7 7 (1.02%) Capita
8 6 (0.87%) Ab Initio
8 6 (0.87%) Lotus
8 6 (0.87%) Cognos
9 5 (0.73%) VMware
10 4 (0.58%) ICL
10 4 (0.58%) NetApp
10 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.44%) hybris
11 3 (0.44%) Vertica
11 3 (0.44%) EMC
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