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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 349 294 273
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -21
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 286 354 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 211 190
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.25 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £21.05 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.60 £39.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +7.14%

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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 -61 262 £425 - 69
London -53 85 £450 +2.73% 21
South East -21 63 £425 +21.42% 7
Yorkshire -3 27 £375 +15.38% 6
City of London -18 27 £450 -4.25% 8
East of England -1 26 £415 -2.35% 7
East Midlands +6 20 £403 +19.25% 4
West Midlands 0 20 £456 +1.38% 3
Scotland +6 18 £450 +45.16% 6
South West +15 15 £388 +23.01% 12
West Sussex -9 15 £444 - 1
Surrey +16 14 £433 +34.10% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £350 +7.69% 1
West Yorkshire -8 12 £398 +13.57% 4
Edinburgh +12 11 £450 +40.62% 3
Berkshire +3 11 £350 -22.22% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 10 £375 +11.11% 2
Leeds -10 10 £398 +13.57% 1
Ipswich +11 9 £450 -
Suffolk +11 9 £450 - 3
Milton Keynes 0 9 £350 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire -3 8 £575 +27.77% 2
Nottingham -3 8 £375 +11.11% 2
Uxbridge +10 7 £286 -
Bristol - 6 £369 - 2
Shropshire - 6 £500 -
Derbyshire +5 5 £403 -8.52%
Hampshire +1 5 £388 +14.81%
Sheffield +1 5 £300 -
Wales -10 5 £305 -12.85% 2

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 188 (32.53%) Finance
2 113 (19.55%) SQL
3 98 (16.96%) Project Management
3 98 (16.96%) Business Analysis
4 88 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (14.88%) Oracle
6 83 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (11.59%) Data Analysis
9 64 (11.07%) Microsoft
10 59 (10.21%) SQL Server
11 58 (10.03%) SDLC
12 57 (9.86%) Data Modelling
13 55 (9.52%) Banking
14 54 (9.34%) .NET
15 53 (9.17%) Migration
16 51 (8.82%) MS Excel
16 51 (8.82%) Degree
17 45 (7.79%) XML
18 40 (6.92%) UML
19 39 (6.75%) Windows
20 37 (6.40%) PRINCE2
20 37 (6.40%) C#
20 37 (6.40%) Waterfall
21 36 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
22 35 (6.06%) Java
23 33 (5.71%) HTML
23 33 (5.71%) OO
24 32 (5.54%) Workflow
25 31 (5.36%) Management Information System

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 19 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (2.94%) CMS
3 11 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.56%) Documentum
5 8 (1.38%) SAS
6 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.69%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.69%) IIS
7 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.52%) ArchestrA
8 3 (0.52%) CICS
8 3 (0.52%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) Lync
9 2 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.15%) MS Office
3 23 (3.98%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.56%) MS Project
7 4 (0.69%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.52%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.04%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.87%) Maximo
3 4 (0.69%) Algo Collateral
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.52%) Staffware
4 3 (0.52%) Global One
4 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.35%) HFM
5 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Agresso
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.77%) Network Security
2 9 (1.56%) Internet
3 6 (1.04%) SAN
4 5 (0.87%) Firewall
5 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.35%) DHCP
6 2 (0.35%) ATM
6 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) LTE
7 1 (0.17%) OFDM
7 1 (0.17%) MIMO
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) Modbus
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) MPLS
7 1 (0.17%) 3G
7 1 (0.17%) 802.11
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.90%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.38%) DB2
11 6 (1.04%) MS Access
11 6 (1.04%) Big Data
11 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.87%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.52%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.52%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.21%) JIRA
4 6 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.69%) ERwin
6 3 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.52%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.35%) Maven
7 2 (0.35%) LSMW
7 2 (0.35%) Subversion
7 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.35%) Toad
7 2 (0.35%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.35%) XPEDITER
7 2 (0.35%) Xcode
7 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.35%) MSTest
7 2 (0.35%) Moq
General
1 188 (32.53%) Finance
2 55 (9.52%) Banking
3 29 (5.02%) Retail
4 21 (3.63%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.63%) Front Office
5 17 (2.94%) Back Office
6 14 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.90%) Billing
8 9 (1.56%) Local Government
9 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.38%) Law
10 7 (1.21%) Legal
10 7 (1.21%) Military
11 6 (1.04%) Marketing
11 6 (1.04%) Automotive
12 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 384 (66.44%) Analyst
2 259 (44.81%) Business Analyst
3 143 (24.74%) Systems Analyst
4 78 (13.49%) Business Systems Analyst
5 75 (12.98%) Developer
6 56 (9.69%) Architect
7 26 (4.50%) Data Analyst
8 25 (4.33%) Technical Analyst
9 24 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 21 (3.63%) Technical Business Analyst
11 20 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (3.11%) Web Developer
13 17 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.60%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (2.25%) Consultant
16 12 (2.08%) Support Analyst
17 11 (1.90%) Java Developer
18 10 (1.73%) Requirements Analyst
18 10 (1.73%) Technical Architect
18 10 (1.73%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.34%) .NET
2 45 (7.79%) XML
3 33 (5.71%) HTML
4 26 (4.50%) Middleware
4 26 (4.50%) CSS
5 24 (4.15%) .NET Framework
6 17 (2.94%) Web Services
7 14 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.73%) HTML5
9 8 (1.38%) J2EE
9 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.21%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.21%) WCF
11 6 (1.04%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.87%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.87%) ADO
12 5 (0.87%) Servlets
12 5 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 21 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.11%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.94%) Derivative
7 14 (2.42%) Equities
8 11 (1.90%) Raspberry Pi
8 11 (1.90%) User Experience
9 10 (1.73%) NHS
10 9 (1.56%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.38%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.21%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.04%) Replication
13 6 (1.04%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.87%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.75%) Windows
2 14 (2.42%) Linux
3 11 (1.90%) UNIX
4 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (0.69%) Android
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (16.96%) Project Management
1 98 (16.96%) Business Analysis
2 88 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (11.59%) Data Analysis
5 58 (10.03%) SDLC
6 57 (9.86%) Data Modelling
7 53 (9.17%) Migration
8 40 (6.92%) UML
9 37 (6.40%) PRINCE2
9 37 (6.40%) Waterfall
10 33 (5.71%) OO
11 32 (5.54%) Workflow
12 31 (5.36%) Data Migration
13 28 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (4.50%) Asset Management
15 24 (4.15%) Requirements Analysis
15 24 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (3.81%) CRM
16 22 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 113 (19.55%) SQL
2 37 (6.40%) C#
3 35 (6.06%) Java
4 20 (3.46%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.94%) C++
5 17 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.25%) VB
7 9 (1.56%) C
8 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.04%) PHP
9 6 (1.04%) COBOL
9 6 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.87%) VBA
11 4 (0.69%) XPath
11 4 (0.69%) VBScript
11 4 (0.69%) JCL
12 3 (0.52%) SAPscript
12 3 (0.52%) ABAP
12 3 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (8.82%) Degree
2 24 (4.15%) ISEB
3 14 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) HND
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.35%) MCP
8 2 (0.35%) PMP
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) ACCA
8 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 1 (0.17%) APMP
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.81%) QA
2 5 (0.87%) Solvency II
2 5 (0.87%) EMIR
3 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) FATCA
4 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.52%) Control-M
3 2 (0.35%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 86 (14.88%) Oracle
2 64 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.98%) IBM
4 18 (3.11%) Pega
5 17 (2.94%) SAP
6 13 (2.25%) PeopleSoft
6 13 (2.25%) Apple
7 11 (1.90%) Cisco
8 8 (1.38%) Informatica
9 7 (1.21%) HP
10 6 (1.04%) VMware
10 6 (1.04%) WorldPay
10 6 (1.04%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.87%) JDA
12 4 (0.69%) Wonderware
12 4 (0.69%) EMC
12 4 (0.69%) Remedy
12 4 (0.69%) hybris
13 3 (0.52%) Ektron
13 3 (0.52%) OpenText
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