The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 389 349 301
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -48
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 280 327 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 191 219
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.88 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.47% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £14.85 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £63.50 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.88 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+25.47% +8.67%

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Systems Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 253 £400 -5.88% 40
London -12 82 £425 -8.10% 13
South East -19 65 £425 +6.25% 8
Buckinghamshire +28 27 £400 +18.51% 1
Milton Keynes +28 24 £400 +23.07% 1
West Midlands -14 24 £400 -12.32% 2
Scotland -18 18 £356 -16.32%
North West +9 17 £256 -21.15% 3
Yorkshire -5 17 £405 +1.88% 6
South West -7 15 £330 -26.66% 6
East of England -10 15 £425 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +2 14 £500 +20.84% 1
West Yorkshire +9 13 £400 +0.62% 5
Hampshire +8 13 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire -1 12 £470 +17.50% 2
City of London +19 11 £475 +2.70% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £500 +25.00% 1
Leeds 0 11 £400 - 2
Edinburgh -15 11 £240 -46.66%
Hertfordshire +5 9 £375 -34.78%
Surrey -12 9 £399 -6.17% 1
Cheshire -6 8 £263 -19.23%
Wales +4 7 £406 +33.19% 1
South Wales +2 7 £406 +33.19% 1
Reading -5 7 £450 +8.43%
Newport +23 6 £413 +35.24%
Nottingham +3 6 £513 +28.12% 1
Manchester -4 6 £380 +16.92% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £310 -
Livingston +8 5 £395 -

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 139 (27.91%) Finance
2 132 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (18.47%) Business Analysis
4 85 (17.07%) Migration
5 79 (15.86%) SQL
6 74 (14.86%) Oracle
7 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (13.65%) Banking
9 67 (13.45%) Data Modelling
10 66 (13.25%) SDLC
11 64 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (12.65%) SQL Server
13 56 (11.24%) Windows
14 54 (10.84%) Data Analysis
15 52 (10.44%) Java
16 51 (10.24%) Project Management
17 43 (8.63%) Waterfall
18 42 (8.43%) Microsoft
19 41 (8.23%) JavaScript
19 41 (8.23%) .NET
19 41 (8.23%) Degree
20 40 (8.03%) C++
20 40 (8.03%) UML
21 39 (7.83%) Scrum
22 38 (7.63%) Relational Database
23 35 (7.03%) MS Excel
24 34 (6.83%) JIRA
24 34 (6.83%) Data Migration
25 33 (6.63%) PRINCE2
25 33 (6.63%) Web Services

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.22%) Confluence
2 14 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.61%) IIS
4 11 (2.21%) Apache
4 11 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.81%) CMS
6 7 (1.41%) SAS
6 7 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.20%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.80%) Drupal
8 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.20%) CICS
10 1 (0.20%) Documentum
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.43%) MS Office
3 14 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.01%) MS Project
5 9 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.00%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.40%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.20%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) IaaS
2 2 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.82%) Internet
2 8 (1.61%) WAN
3 7 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (1.20%) LAN
5 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) NAS
6 3 (0.60%) SAN
6 3 (0.60%) SSL
6 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.40%) Intranet
7 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.40%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) Wireless
8 1 (0.20%) ATM
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) Firewall
8 1 (0.20%) HTTP
8 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.02%) RDBMS
5 18 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (2.21%) GIS
8 11 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.01%) Big Data
10 9 (1.81%) MS Access
11 8 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.20%) DB2
13 6 (1.20%) MySQL
13 6 (1.20%) QGIS
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (6.83%) JIRA
2 17 (3.41%) Maven
3 16 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.01%) Subversion
5 13 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (2.21%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.21%) Hudson
6 11 (2.21%) Selenium
6 11 (2.21%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.20%) ERwin
9 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.60%) WiX
11 2 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 139 (27.91%) Finance
2 68 (13.65%) Banking
3 29 (5.82%) Retail
4 19 (3.82%) Marketing
5 14 (2.81%) Legal
5 14 (2.81%) Local Government
6 13 (2.61%) Billing
7 12 (2.41%) Back Office
7 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.81%) Automotive
9 9 (1.81%) Front Office
10 7 (1.41%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.80%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (56.43%) Analyst
2 154 (30.92%) Business Analyst
3 92 (18.47%) Systems Analyst
4 71 (14.26%) Developer
5 58 (11.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 36 (7.23%) Architect
7 16 (3.21%) Financial Analyst
7 16 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (2.81%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (2.81%) Senior Developer
8 14 (2.81%) Software Engineer
9 13 (2.61%) Banking Analyst
9 13 (2.61%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 13 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (2.41%) IT Analyst
10 12 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (2.21%) Consultant
11 11 (2.21%) Data Analyst
11 11 (2.21%) Implementation Engineer
11 11 (2.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.23%) .NET
2 33 (6.63%) Web Services
3 31 (6.22%) XML
4 30 (6.02%) HTML
5 26 (5.22%) CSS
6 21 (4.22%) SOAP
7 15 (3.01%) jQuery
8 14 (2.81%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.81%) RESTful
9 13 (2.61%) Visualforce
10 12 (2.41%) XML Schema
11 10 (2.01%) Ajax
12 9 (1.81%) XSD
13 7 (1.41%) Java EE
13 7 (1.41%) REST
14 6 (1.20%) HTML5
14 6 (1.20%) J2EE
14 6 (1.20%) Spring
14 6 (1.20%) XSLT
15 5 (1.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.61%) NHS
9 7 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.41%) User Experience
10 6 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.00%) Derivative
11 5 (1.00%) Equities
11 5 (1.00%) Statistics
12 4 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.80%) Informatics
12 4 (0.80%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.24%) Windows
2 29 (5.82%) Linux
3 18 (3.61%) Unix
3 18 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.60%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) HPUX
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (18.47%) Business Analysis
3 85 (17.07%) Migration
4 67 (13.45%) Data Modelling
5 66 (13.25%) SDLC
6 64 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (10.84%) Data Analysis
8 51 (10.24%) Project Management
9 43 (8.63%) Waterfall
10 40 (8.03%) UML
11 39 (7.83%) Scrum
12 34 (6.83%) Data Migration
13 33 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (6.63%) PRINCE2
14 32 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (6.02%) Change Management
15 30 (6.02%) CRM
16 28 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (5.42%) User Stories
18 26 (5.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.86%) SQL
2 52 (10.44%) Java
3 41 (8.23%) JavaScript
4 40 (8.03%) C++
5 32 (6.43%) C#
6 19 (3.82%) Python
7 17 (3.41%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.61%) Apex Code
8 13 (2.61%) SOQL
9 12 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.21%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.21%) Perl
10 11 (2.21%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.81%) VB
12 7 (1.41%) VBA
12 7 (1.41%) VBScript
13 6 (1.20%) PHP
14 5 (1.00%) Korn
14 5 (1.00%) Ruby
14 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (8.23%) Degree
2 19 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.20%) ISEB
5 5 (1.00%) CISSP
5 5 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.80%) CISM
6 4 (0.80%) GCIA
6 4 (0.80%) GCIH
6 4 (0.80%) GIAC
6 4 (0.80%) GSEC
6 4 (0.80%) ISSAP
6 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.80%) PMP
6 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.60%) IIBA
8 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) HNC
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.41%) QA
2 10 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.80%) RMADS
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
5 3 (0.60%) DICOM
5 3 (0.60%) HL7
6 2 (0.40%) FINREP
7 1 (0.20%) BS7666
7 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.21%) Nagios
1 11 (2.21%) Puppet
2 5 (1.00%) Ansible
2 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) Oozie
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.20%) QRadar
Vendors
1 74 (14.86%) Oracle
2 42 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (2.81%) SAP
4 11 (2.21%) Pega
4 11 (2.21%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.00%) Charles River
6 5 (1.00%) Cisco
6 5 (1.00%) Hyperion
6 5 (1.00%) IBM
6 5 (1.00%) RedGate
7 4 (0.80%) Capita
7 4 (0.80%) EMC
7 4 (0.80%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.80%) Lotus
7 4 (0.80%) Remedy
8 3 (0.60%) Informatica
8 3 (0.60%) VMware
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