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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 337 340 255
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -85
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 335 309 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.56% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.73% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 203 210
Average daily rate
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£415 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £27.75 £30.82 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.34 £25.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.72 £38.29 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -14 277 £425 - 63
London -15 79 £475 +5.55% 23
South East -4 67 £420 -2.60% 10
Scotland +27 47 £425 +6.25% 4
East Midlands +12 30 £375 +30.43% 4
North West -29 28 £475 +38.18% 4
Edinburgh +1 26 £450 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +11 25 £416 +11.00% 1
East of England -3 25 £438 +2.94% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 21 £361 - 2
Cheshire +1 20 £475 +26.66% 3
Nottingham +6 19 £361 -
South West -11 18 £375 -7.69% 7
City of London -13 17 £444 +4.41% 3
Glasgow +18 16 £320 -
Warrington 0 16 £475 +26.66% 1
Yorkshire -37 13 £388 +3.33% 2
West Midlands +6 11 £313 +8.69% 6
Berkshire -18 11 £807 +74.48% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £495 +41.42% 2
West Sussex -6 9 £500 +135.29% 1
Wales -5 8 £238 -38.70% 1
South Wales -9 8 £238 -32.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 8 £400 +14.28%
West Yorkshire -31 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Surrey 0 7 £375 -21.05% 7
Milton Keynes -12 7 £400 +20.75%
Manchester -22 7 £400 +23.07%
Hertfordshire +1 6 £320 - 1
Gloucestershire -3 6 £315 +5.00% 2

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 225 (36.47%) Finance
2 122 (19.77%) SQL
3 118 (19.12%) Business Analysis
4 104 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (15.07%) Oracle
7 87 (14.10%) Project Management
8 79 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (12.16%) Migration
10 68 (11.02%) Data Modelling
11 66 (10.70%) Microsoft
12 64 (10.37%) SDLC
13 63 (10.21%) Banking
14 61 (9.89%) Data Analysis
15 59 (9.56%) SQL Server
16 54 (8.75%) .NET
17 52 (8.43%) Relational Database
18 48 (7.78%) PRINCE2
18 48 (7.78%) Degree
19 45 (7.29%) Windows
20 44 (7.13%) C#
21 43 (6.97%) MS Excel
22 42 (6.81%) XML
23 40 (6.48%) Management Information System
23 40 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
24 39 (6.32%) Security Cleared
25 37 (6.00%) CRM
26 36 (5.83%) Java
27 35 (5.67%) Retail
27 35 (5.67%) Waterfall

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (4.21%) SAS
2 19 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (2.59%) CMS
4 15 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.13%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.81%) Apache
7 5 (0.81%) Documentum
8 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.65%) IIS
8 4 (0.65%) JBoss
9 3 (0.49%) Node.js
10 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.32%) Confluence
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.16%) DNN
Applications
1 43 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 25 (4.05%) MS Office
4 15 (2.43%) MS Project
4 15 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.65%) Agresso
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.49%) Algo Collateral
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.32%) Sage BI
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) Staffware
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) PaaS
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) IaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.81%) Internet
2 3 (0.49%) Intranet
3 2 (0.32%) SAN
3 2 (0.32%) Network Security
3 2 (0.32%) MPLS
3 2 (0.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.32%) HTTP
3 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) VPN
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.16%) ATM
4 1 (0.16%) Packet Switching
4 1 (0.16%) VoIP
4 1 (0.16%) WAN
4 1 (0.16%) DHCP
4 1 (0.16%) VLAN
4 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.51%) Oracle Database
4 33 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.62%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.46%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.30%) SAP HANA
14 7 (1.13%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.97%) OLAP
16 5 (0.81%) DataStage
16 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Visual Studio
1 12 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.62%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (1.13%) Toad
3 7 (1.13%) JIRA
4 6 (0.97%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.65%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.49%) ERwin
7 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.32%) Maven
8 2 (0.32%) TestNG
8 2 (0.32%) MSTest
8 2 (0.32%) Moq
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.32%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.32%) LSMW
8 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 225 (36.47%) Finance
2 63 (10.21%) Banking
3 35 (5.67%) Retail
4 26 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.76%) Billing
7 14 (2.27%) Back Office
8 12 (1.94%) Legal
8 12 (1.94%) Marketing
9 10 (1.62%) Automotive
10 8 (1.30%) Law
10 8 (1.30%) Front Office
11 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.65%) Military
14 3 (0.49%) Local Government
14 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.32%) Advertising
15 2 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 393 (63.70%) Analyst
2 261 (42.30%) Business Analyst
3 147 (23.82%) Systems Analyst
4 77 (12.48%) Developer
5 74 (11.99%) Business Systems Analyst
6 58 (9.40%) Architect
7 32 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 30 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
9 28 (4.54%) Data Analyst
10 25 (4.05%) Senior Business Analyst
11 17 (2.76%) IT Business Analyst
12 16 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
13 15 (2.43%) Support Analyst
14 14 (2.27%) Solutions Designer
14 14 (2.27%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.27%) Consultant
14 14 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
14 14 (2.27%) Designer
15 13 (2.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 13 (2.11%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.75%) .NET
2 42 (6.81%) XML
3 34 (5.51%) HTML
4 26 (4.21%) CSS
4 26 (4.21%) .NET Framework
5 23 (3.73%) Web Services
6 19 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.43%) HTML5
8 12 (1.94%) WCF
8 12 (1.94%) Middleware
9 10 (1.62%) ADO
9 10 (1.62%) SOAP
9 10 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.46%) REST
10 9 (1.46%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.30%) Entity Framework
11 8 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.13%) jQuery
12 7 (1.13%) Java EE
12 7 (1.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.92%) Data Integration
4 14 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.78%) User Experience
7 10 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.46%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.13%) NHS
10 7 (1.13%) GIS
10 7 (1.13%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.97%) iSeries
11 6 (0.97%) Derivative
11 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.81%) Social Media
12 5 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.29%) Windows
2 17 (2.76%) UNIX
3 14 (2.27%) Linux
4 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.16%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.12%) Business Analysis
2 96 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (14.10%) Project Management
4 79 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (12.16%) Migration
6 68 (11.02%) Data Modelling
7 64 (10.37%) SDLC
8 61 (9.89%) Data Analysis
9 48 (7.78%) PRINCE2
10 40 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 37 (6.00%) CRM
12 35 (5.67%) Waterfall
13 34 (5.51%) Scrum
13 34 (5.51%) Use Case
14 33 (5.35%) ETL
15 32 (5.19%) ITIL
15 32 (5.19%) MVC
16 31 (5.02%) ERP
17 30 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (4.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (19.77%) SQL
2 44 (7.13%) C#
3 36 (5.83%) Java
4 33 (5.35%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.89%) T-SQL
6 19 (3.08%) C++
7 14 (2.27%) PHP
8 10 (1.62%) VBA
9 8 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.13%) VB
11 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.65%) VBScript
12 4 (0.65%) Perl
12 4 (0.65%) ABAP
12 4 (0.65%) SAPscript
12 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.49%) XPath
14 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.32%) COBOL
15 1 (0.16%) JCL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.78%) Degree
2 39 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.86%) ISEB
4 28 (4.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.49%) HND
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.32%) MCP
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.32%) ACCA
6 2 (0.32%) CIMA
6 2 (0.32%) MOS
6 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.16%) APMP
7 1 (0.16%) ISACA
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) CISM
7 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.51%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) EMIR
3 4 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.49%) FATCA
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) GPG13
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.16%) XenApp
2 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) Control-M
3 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 93 (15.07%) Oracle
2 66 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.19%) SAP
4 30 (4.86%) IBM
5 16 (2.59%) Pega
6 12 (1.94%) Informatica
7 9 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.13%) JDA
9 6 (0.97%) JD Edwards
9 6 (0.97%) Cognos
9 6 (0.97%) HP
9 6 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.65%) hybris
10 4 (0.65%) EMC
10 4 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.65%) Remedy
10 4 (0.65%) Charles River
11 3 (0.49%) OpenText
11 3 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.49%) Lotus
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Consult Solutions
Rate: £201 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £587.50 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 25 days ago