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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 384 365 335
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 299 328 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.70% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 191 205
Median daily rate £425 £418 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £16.00 £22.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £55.72 £38.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +70.00%

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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 -4 269 £425 - 48
London +22 103 £450 -5.26% 16
South East +28 66 £433 +2.97% 8
Berkshire +20 25 £450 -44.23% 1
Yorkshire +6 23 £375 - 5
North West +12 22 £350 -24.32% 7
City of London +33 19 £500 +11.11% 6
West Yorkshire +18 19 £375 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -25 19 £400 +20.75% 3
Slough +19 16 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £378 -5.62% 2
Leeds +11 14 £375 - 1
South West +6 14 £375 - 3
Hampshire +2 13 £425 +2.10% 1
Wales +21 12 £419 +76.31%
Manchester -5 12 £369 -18.05% 4
South Wales +24 11 £425 +78.94%
Newport +8 10 £425 +39.34%
Scotland -19 10 £388 -8.82% 1
East Midlands -21 10 £364 -3.00% 5
Milton Keynes +14 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Coventry -9 9 £400 +28.00%
Surrey +5 6 £450 +25.43% 4
West Sussex 0 6 £400 -20.00%
Nottingham -15 6 - -
Edinburgh -16 6 £400 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire -19 6 - -
Reading +13 5 £433 -46.40% 1
Gloucestershire +7 5 £388 +23.01% 2
East of England -8 5 £388 -8.82% 1

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 195 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (31.10%) Finance
3 102 (18.02%) SQL
4 101 (17.84%) Business Analysis
5 88 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (14.31%) Banking
6 81 (14.31%) Waterfall
7 73 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (12.72%) SDLC
9 67 (11.84%) Data Modelling
10 66 (11.66%) Microsoft
11 60 (10.60%) Migration
12 59 (10.42%) SQL Server
13 56 (9.89%) UML
14 54 (9.54%) Data Analysis
15 51 (9.01%) Project Management
16 49 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
18 46 (8.13%) User Stories
19 45 (7.95%) XML
19 45 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
20 43 (7.60%) .NET
21 41 (7.24%) Windows
21 41 (7.24%) MS Excel
22 40 (7.07%) Oracle
22 40 (7.07%) Degree
23 39 (6.89%) Retail
23 39 (6.89%) HTML
23 39 (6.89%) JavaScript
24 38 (6.71%) Management Information System

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 23 (4.06%) Confluence
2 14 (2.47%) IIS
3 12 (2.12%) CMS
3 12 (2.12%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.94%) Apache
4 11 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.71%) Drupal
6 4 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.35%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 41 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.59%) MS Office
3 22 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.59%) MS Project
6 8 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) assyst
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.53%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) Maximo
5 2 (0.35%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) Office 365
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.71%) Internet
2 8 (1.41%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) LAN
2 8 (1.41%) WAN
3 7 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.71%) Wireless
5 3 (0.53%) DHCP
5 3 (0.53%) DNS
5 3 (0.53%) NAS
5 3 (0.53%) Network Security
5 3 (0.53%) SAN
5 3 (0.53%) Skype
5 3 (0.53%) SSL
6 2 (0.35%) Firewall
6 2 (0.35%) FTP
6 2 (0.35%) Intranet
6 2 (0.35%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.36%) Big Data
5 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
8 9 (1.59%) MySQL
9 8 (1.41%) GIS
10 7 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.88%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.88%) DataStage
11 5 (0.88%) DB2
11 5 (0.88%) OLAP
11 5 (0.88%) PowerCenter
12 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.53%) HBase
13 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (5.48%) JIRA
2 9 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.41%) Subversion
4 7 (1.24%) Maven
5 6 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.06%) Toad
6 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.71%) Calabash
7 4 (0.71%) Hudson
7 4 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.53%) ERwin
8 3 (0.53%) WiX
9 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.18%) Optimizeit
General
1 176 (31.10%) Finance
2 81 (14.31%) Banking
3 39 (6.89%) Retail
4 26 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.89%) Marketing
6 18 (3.18%) Billing
7 12 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.59%) Automotive
9 9 (1.59%) Legal
9 9 (1.59%) Local Government
10 7 (1.24%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.06%) Back Office
12 5 (0.88%) Advertising
12 5 (0.88%) Front Office
13 3 (0.53%) Law
13 3 (0.53%) Publishing
14 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 374 (66.08%) Analyst
2 212 (37.46%) Business Analyst
3 111 (19.61%) Systems Analyst
4 71 (12.54%) Business Systems Analyst
4 71 (12.54%) Developer
5 44 (7.77%) Architect
6 31 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
7 27 (4.77%) Agile Business Analyst
8 22 (3.89%) Financial Analyst
9 21 (3.71%) Technical Business Analyst
10 20 (3.53%) Data Business Analyst
10 20 (3.53%) IT Analyst
11 17 (3.00%) Data Analyst
11 17 (3.00%) Finance Business Analyst
12 15 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 15 (2.65%) Designer
12 15 (2.65%) Financial Business Analyst
12 15 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.47%) Banking Analyst
13 14 (2.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.95%) XML
2 43 (7.60%) .NET
3 39 (6.89%) HTML
4 35 (6.18%) Web Services
5 30 (5.30%) CSS
6 19 (3.36%) HTML5
7 18 (3.18%) CSS3
8 12 (2.12%) Ajax
8 12 (2.12%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.12%) jQuery
8 12 (2.12%) JSON
9 8 (1.41%) Cocoa
10 7 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (1.24%) FpML
10 7 (1.24%) Node.js
10 7 (1.24%) XHTML
11 6 (1.06%) React
11 6 (1.06%) REST
11 6 (1.06%) SOAP
12 5 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.47%) User Experience
5 13 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.59%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.41%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.41%) iPad
8 8 (1.41%) iPhone
9 7 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.24%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.24%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.06%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.71%) SCADA
12 3 (0.53%) Derivative
12 3 (0.53%) Equities
12 3 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.24%) Windows
2 29 (5.12%) Linux
3 19 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.59%) Unix
7 6 (1.06%) Android
8 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.53%) Solaris
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (17.84%) Business Analysis
3 88 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (14.31%) Waterfall
5 72 (12.72%) SDLC
6 67 (11.84%) Data Modelling
7 60 (10.60%) Migration
8 56 (9.89%) UML
9 54 (9.54%) Data Analysis
10 51 (9.01%) Project Management
11 49 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (8.13%) User Stories
14 45 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
15 38 (6.71%) Scrum
16 36 (6.36%) CRM
16 36 (6.36%) PRINCE2
17 34 (6.01%) Use Case
18 32 (5.65%) Change Management
19 28 (4.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 102 (18.02%) SQL
2 39 (6.89%) JavaScript
3 33 (5.83%) Java
4 25 (4.42%) C++
5 20 (3.53%) C#
6 17 (3.00%) Python
7 13 (2.30%) Perl
8 12 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.12%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.94%) PHP
10 10 (1.77%) VBA
11 8 (1.41%) Apple Swift
11 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.24%) VB
13 6 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.88%) Bourne shell
14 5 (0.88%) C
14 5 (0.88%) Korn
14 5 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (7.07%) Degree
2 32 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.65%) ISEB
5 14 (2.47%) CISSP
6 10 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.59%) ISSAP
8 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.88%) CISM
10 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.71%) GCIA
10 4 (0.71%) GCIH
10 4 (0.71%) GIAC
10 4 (0.71%) GSEC
11 2 (0.35%) CCA
11 2 (0.35%) HNC
11 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.35%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.47%) QA
2 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.71%) RMADS
4 3 (0.53%) MiFID
4 3 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) FINREP
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) BS7666
6 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.94%) Nagios
1 11 (1.94%) Puppet
2 5 (0.88%) Ansible
2 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Control-M
3 2 (0.35%) Oozie
4 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.07%) Oracle
3 19 (3.36%) Cognos
4 17 (3.00%) SAP
5 12 (2.12%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.41%) Informatica
6 8 (1.41%) Remedy
6 8 (1.41%) Reuters
6 8 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.06%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.06%) IBM
8 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.88%) Cisco
8 5 (0.88%) Northgate
8 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.88%) Siebel
8 5 (0.88%) VMware
9 4 (0.71%) JDA
9 4 (0.71%) Lotus
9 4 (0.71%) ServiceNow
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago