The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 410 364 333
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -31
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 225 262 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 171 147
Average daily rate £400 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Average hourly rate £46.50 £20.92 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.30% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £20.92 £37.04
% change year-on-year
+122.30% -43.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -42 201 £400 +5.26% 92
London +9 81 £425 -15.00% 18
South East -12 34 £418 +39.16% 19
Scotland 0 21 £333 -16.87% 2
West Midlands -4 19 £400 +23.07% 9
South West +5 18 £370 +7.24% 12
East Midlands -5 15 £325 -10.34% 4
Yorkshire -24 15 £375 - 8
City of London +36 14 £425 -5.02% 3
Hampshire +10 13 £450 +34.32% 3
North West -23 12 £388 +19.23% 13
Glasgow +17 10 £325 +14.03%
Edinburgh -10 10 £338 -15.62% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 9 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -10 9 £368 -2.00% 5
Shropshire -12 9 £400 -20.00% 2
Surrey -5 8 £386 -9.11% 4
Leeds -8 8 £360 -4.00% 3
Telford -8 8 £400 -20.00% 2
Manchester -12 8 £384 +18.07% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 7 - - 2
Wiltshire +2 6 £400 +3.22% 7
Nottingham -9 6 £525 +40.00%
Basingstoke +5 5 £450 -21.73%
Bristol -3 5 £370 -5.73%
Swindon - 5 £400 - 5
Somerset +3 4 £388 - 1
Leicester -3 4 £325 -13.33%
Leicestershire -7 4 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England -16 4 £425 - 9

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (29.61%) Finance
2 103 (21.33%) Business Analysis
3 97 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (19.46%) Oracle
4 94 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (16.98%) SQL
6 72 (14.91%) Data Modelling
6 72 (14.91%) Migration
7 71 (14.70%) SDLC
8 62 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (12.84%) Data Analysis
9 56 (11.59%) Project Management
10 53 (10.97%) Banking
11 49 (10.14%) Relational Database
12 46 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 44 (9.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (8.70%) Java
15 38 (7.87%) MS Excel
16 37 (7.66%) Degree
17 36 (7.45%) Microsoft
17 36 (7.45%) Waterfall
18 34 (7.04%) Windows
18 34 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
19 32 (6.63%) Use Case
19 32 (6.63%) Data Migration
19 32 (6.63%) Retail
19 32 (6.63%) UML
19 32 (6.63%) JavaScript
19 32 (6.63%) ETL
20 31 (6.42%) Data Warehouse

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.52%) SAS
3 9 (1.86%) Confluence
4 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.04%) CMS
4 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.62%) IIS
6 3 (0.62%) WordPress
7 2 (0.41%) Documentum
7 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) CICS
8 1 (0.21%) DNN
8 1 (0.21%) Kentico
8 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.80%) MS Office
3 26 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 20 (4.14%) MS Project
5 10 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.04%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.41%) Line 500
4 2 (0.41%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.41%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.41%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) IaaS
2 2 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.07%) Internet
2 7 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.41%) Intranet
3 2 (0.41%) SMS
3 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.41%) WAN
4 1 (0.21%) Broadband
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) LAN
4 1 (0.21%) MVNO
4 1 (0.21%) NAS
4 1 (0.21%) SAN
4 1 (0.21%) Skype
4 1 (0.21%) SSL
4 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 46 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (6.21%) Oracle Database
5 29 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 21 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.48%) MS Access
10 12 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (1.04%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (4.14%) JIRA
2 16 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.31%) Maven
3 15 (3.11%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (2.28%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.28%) Hudson
4 11 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.28%) Selenium
4 11 (2.28%) Subversion
4 11 (2.28%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.04%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.83%) ERwin
8 4 (0.83%) Toad
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 143 (29.61%) Finance
2 53 (10.97%) Banking
3 32 (6.63%) Retail
4 14 (2.90%) Back Office
5 13 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.48%) Legal
7 11 (2.28%) Front Office
8 10 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.07%) Marketing
9 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.45%) Automotive
11 6 (1.24%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.04%) Law
12 5 (1.04%) Military
13 3 (0.62%) Advertising
13 3 (0.62%) Billing
13 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.41%) Local Government
14 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 289 (59.83%) Analyst
2 142 (29.40%) Business Analyst
3 102 (21.12%) Systems Analyst
4 66 (13.66%) Business Systems Analyst
5 54 (11.18%) Developer
6 23 (4.76%) Architect
7 20 (4.14%) Data Analyst
8 19 (3.93%) IT Analyst
9 18 (3.73%) Financial Analyst
10 17 (3.52%) Implementation Engineer
11 16 (3.31%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (2.90%) Consultant
13 14 (2.90%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.48%) IT Business Analyst
14 12 (2.48%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 11 (2.28%) Business IT Analyst
15 11 (2.28%) Data Business Analyst
15 11 (2.28%) Designer
15 11 (2.28%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.42%) XML
2 29 (6.00%) .NET
3 28 (5.80%) Web Services
4 25 (5.18%) HTML
5 21 (4.35%) CSS
6 15 (3.11%) SOAP
7 13 (2.69%) RESTful
8 12 (2.48%) Visualforce
8 12 (2.48%) XML Schema
9 11 (2.28%) Spring
10 9 (1.86%) jQuery
10 9 (1.86%) XSD
11 7 (1.45%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.45%) J2EE
12 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.04%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.04%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.04%) Java EE
13 5 (1.04%) XSLT
14 3 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.93%) Data Integration
4 12 (2.48%) Reinsurance
5 11 (2.28%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.28%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.07%) User Experience
7 8 (1.66%) Derivative
8 7 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.45%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.45%) NHS
9 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.24%) Equities
9 6 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.24%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.04%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.04%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.04%) Windows
2 26 (5.38%) Unix
3 17 (3.52%) Linux
4 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.41%) AIX
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (21.33%) Business Analysis
2 97 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (14.91%) Data Modelling
3 72 (14.91%) Migration
4 71 (14.70%) SDLC
5 62 (12.84%) Data Analysis
5 62 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (11.59%) Project Management
7 44 (9.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (7.45%) Waterfall
9 34 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 32 (6.63%) Data Migration
10 32 (6.63%) ETL
10 32 (6.63%) UML
10 32 (6.63%) Use Case
11 30 (6.21%) PRINCE2
12 29 (6.00%) Scrum
13 28 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (5.59%) OO
15 24 (4.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.98%) SQL
2 42 (8.70%) Java
3 32 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.21%) C++
5 21 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.14%) C#
7 16 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.48%) Apex Code
8 12 (2.48%) SOQL
9 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.07%) VBA
10 8 (1.66%) VB
11 6 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.24%) VBScript
12 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.41%) Groovy
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
13 2 (0.41%) RPG
13 2 (0.41%) Tcl
13 2 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (7.66%) Degree
2 31 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.66%) ISEB
5 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) IIBA
5 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) CCA
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) MCP
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.18%) QA
2 15 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.62%) GAMP
4 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.41%) DICOM
5 2 (0.41%) HL7
5 2 (0.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) COREP
6 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) FINREP
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 94 (19.46%) Oracle
2 36 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.55%) SAP
4 13 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.28%) Pega
6 10 (2.07%) Informatica
7 7 (1.45%) IBM
8 6 (1.24%) Cognos
9 5 (1.04%) Charles River
9 5 (1.04%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.83%) Infor
11 3 (0.62%) Capita
11 3 (0.62%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.62%) Lotus
11 3 (0.62%) Sage
12 2 (0.41%) Brady
12 2 (0.41%) Cisco
12 2 (0.41%) OpenLink
12 2 (0.41%) Teradata
12 2 (0.41%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £500 to £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aim Hire Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago