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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 345 272 282
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +10
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 294 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.96% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 211 248
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 23
Average hourly rate £32.82 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.24 £26.84 £24.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £50.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+198.18% -26.66%

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
42810 39105 41583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.76% 74.07% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26917 24216 24104
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1096 1554
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 -66 273 £425 - 76
London -58 115 £463 - 22
South East -22 56 £425 -1.50% 14
North West -2 29 £375 +7.14% 6
City of London -2 27 £438 -7.89% 5
Berkshire +2 21 £475 +11.76%
South West -16 20 £450 +38.46% 5
Yorkshire -6 17 £375 -6.25% 15
East of England -18 17 £425 +15.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £350 +47.36% 4
Scotland -18 14 £388 +35.96% 3
Cheshire +9 13 £375 +11.94%
Milton Keynes +1 13 £350 +29.62% 1
East Midlands +12 12 £319 -25.00%
Surrey +1 12 £420 -16.00% 3
West Yorkshire 0 11 £375 -6.25% 11
Bedfordshire -11 9 £425 +17.24% 4
Leeds +5 8 £375 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh -1 8 £425 +41.66% 1
Luton - 7 £425 - 2
Warrington - 7 £375 -
Liverpool +4 6 £300 - 1
Merseyside 0 6 £300 - 1
West Midlands -20 6 £275 -31.25% 4
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 3
Bristol -12 5 £463 +14.90% 1
Manchester -17 5 £363 +5.45% 4
Reading +22 4 £419 +39.58%
North Yorkshire +5 4 £375 +15.38% 2
Plymouth -4 4 £600 +242.85% 1

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 207 (31.99%) Finance
2 148 (22.87%) Business Analysis
3 135 (20.87%) SQL
4 121 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (13.76%) SQL Server
6 87 (13.45%) UML
7 85 (13.14%) Banking
8 84 (12.98%) Project Management
9 83 (12.83%) Microsoft
10 78 (12.06%) Migration
10 78 (12.06%) Degree
11 76 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (11.59%) Oracle
13 73 (11.28%) .NET
14 69 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 68 (10.51%) MS Excel
16 65 (10.05%) Data Modelling
16 65 (10.05%) Data Analysis
17 61 (9.43%) SharePoint
18 60 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (8.19%) C#
19 53 (8.19%) HTML
20 51 (7.88%) JavaScript
21 49 (7.57%) Retail
21 49 (7.57%) Use Case
22 47 (7.26%) QA
22 47 (7.26%) Java
22 47 (7.26%) OO
22 47 (7.26%) XML
22 47 (7.26%) Data Warehouse

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 61 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.39%) IIS
5 8 (1.24%) CMS
5 8 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.08%) SAS
6 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.46%) Drupal
9 3 (0.46%) Node.js
10 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.31%) Liferay
10 2 (0.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.31%) CICS
Applications
1 68 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.02%) MS Office
3 22 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.77%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.39%) Agresso
3 7 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.77%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.46%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.46%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.31%) assyst
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.31%) CA Clarity
8 2 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.15%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.46%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.47%) Intranet
2 10 (1.55%) Internet
2 10 (1.55%) Firewall
3 7 (1.08%) SAN
4 5 (0.77%) NAS
5 4 (0.62%) Network Security
5 4 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.46%) ATM
6 3 (0.46%) SMTP
6 3 (0.46%) DHCP
6 3 (0.46%) HTTP
6 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.31%) FTP
7 2 (0.31%) Wireless
7 2 (0.31%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.15%) LTE
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.33%) DB2
4 27 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 19 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.32%) QlikView
8 13 (2.01%) EDRMS
8 13 (2.01%) MS Access
9 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.39%) Ingres
12 8 (1.24%) PowerCenter
13 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.77%) DataStage
14 5 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Xcode
2 7 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.62%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.46%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.46%) XPEDITER
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.31%) Subversion
5 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.15%) Ant
6 1 (0.15%) JUnit
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) ERwin
6 1 (0.15%) XDoclet
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 207 (31.99%) Finance
2 85 (13.14%) Banking
3 49 (7.57%) Retail
4 37 (5.72%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.33%) Legal
6 21 (3.25%) Front Office
6 21 (3.25%) Back Office
7 15 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.55%) Marketing
9 9 (1.39%) Billing
10 8 (1.24%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.93%) Publishing
11 6 (0.93%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.77%) Local Government
12 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.46%) Military
13 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.46%) Law
14 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 453 (70.02%) Analyst
2 330 (51.00%) Business Analyst
3 172 (26.58%) Systems Analyst
4 105 (16.23%) Business Systems Analyst
5 100 (15.46%) Developer
6 39 (6.03%) Architect
7 29 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
8 27 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (3.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 24 (3.71%) Senior Business Analyst
11 21 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (2.94%) Data Analyst
12 19 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
13 16 (2.47%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.32%) Financial Business Analyst
14 15 (2.32%) Technical Business Analyst
14 15 (2.32%) Banking Business Analyst
15 14 (2.16%) iOS Developer
15 14 (2.16%) .NET Developer
16 13 (2.01%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.28%) .NET
2 53 (8.19%) HTML
3 47 (7.26%) XML
4 39 (6.03%) CSS
5 23 (3.55%) HTML5
6 21 (3.25%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.09%) Middleware
8 18 (2.78%) Web Services
9 16 (2.47%) WCF
10 15 (2.32%) CSS3
11 14 (2.16%) JSP
12 13 (2.01%) jQuery
13 10 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (1.39%) EJB
14 9 (1.39%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.08%) XHTML
15 7 (1.08%) J2EE
16 6 (0.93%) XSLT
16 6 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
16 6 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.02%) Derivative
5 23 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (3.09%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.47%) Data Integration
8 15 (2.32%) iPhone
8 15 (2.32%) iPad
8 15 (2.32%) Credit Derivative
9 14 (2.16%) Credit Risk
10 13 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.85%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.55%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.08%) PMI
13 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.33%) Windows
2 23 (3.55%) UNIX
3 22 (3.40%) Linux
4 15 (2.32%) Android
4 15 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.46%) zOS
8 3 (0.46%) Solaris
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.87%) Business Analysis
2 121 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (13.45%) UML
4 84 (12.98%) Project Management
5 78 (12.06%) Migration
6 76 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 65 (10.05%) Data Analysis
8 65 (10.05%) Data Modelling
9 49 (7.57%) Use Case
10 47 (7.26%) OO
11 40 (6.18%) Scrum
12 39 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (5.56%) Workflow
14 34 (5.26%) Waterfall
15 32 (4.95%) Test Scripting
15 32 (4.95%) ETL
16 30 (4.64%) ERP
17 29 (4.48%) PRINCE2
18 27 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 135 (20.87%) SQL
2 53 (8.19%) C#
3 51 (7.88%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.26%) Java
5 20 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.47%) COBOL
7 15 (2.32%) Objective-C
8 14 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.85%) C++
9 12 (1.85%) VB
10 11 (1.70%) VBA
11 10 (1.55%) JCL
11 10 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.39%) VBScript
13 6 (0.93%) PHP
13 6 (0.93%) VB6
14 5 (0.77%) XPath
14 5 (0.77%) Delphi
15 4 (0.62%) ABAP
16 3 (0.46%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 78 (12.06%) Degree
2 31 (4.79%) ISEB
3 15 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.31%) MCITP
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CBAP
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.26%) QA
2 9 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.77%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) EMIR
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) Control-M
2 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.46%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.31%) SCOM
4 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 83 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.59%) Oracle
3 36 (5.56%) SAP
4 25 (3.86%) IBM
5 10 (1.55%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.55%) Informatica
6 8 (1.24%) Cognos
6 8 (1.24%) Capita
7 6 (0.93%) VMware
8 5 (0.77%) Lotus
8 5 (0.77%) NetApp
8 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.77%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.77%) Sun
9 4 (0.62%) Cisco
9 4 (0.62%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.46%) Orchard
10 3 (0.46%) Google
10 3 (0.46%) Vertica
10 3 (0.46%) Civica
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Leeds Beckett
Rate: Grade 7, £36,309 to £40,847
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Beckett
Rate: From £36,309 to £40,847 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
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Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £200 - £350 per day
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