The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 303 262 345
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +83
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 303 370 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.00% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 201 164
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Average hourly rate £30.41 £26.49 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £25.30 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.92 £27.67 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.95
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -54 274 £425 -2.29% 59
London -65 119 £450 - 26
South East -14 46 £351 +0.14% 12
City of London -15 42 £475 +5.55% 9
East of England +5 36 £425 +13.33% 5
Yorkshire +5 21 £375 - 2
North West +2 19 £363 +11.96% 1
South West -20 17 £315 -24.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £330 +22.22% 2
West Yorkshire +5 16 £375 - 2
Manchester +11 14 £344 +6.17% 1
Berkshire -11 13 £431 -1.42% 5
Scotland -22 13 £340 -9.33% 2
Milton Keynes +8 10 £328 +21.29% 2
Leeds +3 10 £375 -
East Midlands -5 10 £306 +2.08% 2
Gloucestershire -6 10 £315 -27.58%
South Wales -11 9 £388 -8.82% 1
Wales -19 9 £388 -6.06% 1
Edinburgh -26 8 £355 -16.47%
Essex +6 7 £425 +30.76%
Hampshire -12 6 £525 +64.06% 2
Hertfordshire +2 5 - - 3
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £350 -6.66%
Surrey -6 5 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 4 - - 1
Nottingham +6 4 - - 1
West Midlands -13 4 £381 -3.48% 5
Bradford - 4 £380 - 1

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 192 (27.87%) Finance
2 167 (24.24%) Business Analysis
3 125 (18.14%) SQL
4 115 (16.69%) UML
5 99 (14.37%) Banking
6 90 (13.06%) .NET
7 88 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 86 (12.48%) Degree
9 85 (12.34%) Oracle
10 78 (11.32%) Project Management
11 77 (11.18%) Migration
12 75 (10.89%) SQL Server
12 75 (10.89%) MS Excel
12 75 (10.89%) Use Case
13 74 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 72 (10.45%) Data Analysis
15 71 (10.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 64 (9.29%) Data Modelling
17 59 (8.56%) SharePoint
18 58 (8.42%) C#
19 55 (7.98%) HTML
19 55 (7.98%) Investment Banking
20 53 (7.69%) Java
20 53 (7.69%) JavaScript
20 53 (7.69%) CRM
21 50 (7.26%) OO
22 49 (7.11%) Retail
23 47 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
24 46 (6.68%) CSS
25 45 (6.53%) SAP

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (1.74%) CMS
3 12 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.45%) IIS
5 7 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.87%) Lync
6 6 (0.87%) OpenROAD
7 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.73%) SAS
7 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.73%) Confluence
8 4 (0.58%) Apache
8 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.44%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 23 (3.34%) MS Office
4 9 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.73%) MS Project
6 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.31%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.73%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.58%) Agresso
5 3 (0.44%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.44%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP CS
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.34%) Intranet
2 13 (1.89%) Internet
3 11 (1.60%) Firewall
4 8 (1.16%) FTP
5 4 (0.58%) NAS
5 4 (0.58%) Network Security
5 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.58%) SAN
5 4 (0.58%) DNS
5 4 (0.58%) DHCP
5 4 (0.58%) HTTP
6 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.44%) LDAP
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) RFID
7 2 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) ATM
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.90%) Ingres
4 20 (2.90%) DB2
4 20 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.32%) Data Mining
7 15 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.74%) QlikView
8 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.74%) EDRMS
9 11 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.60%) MS Access
10 9 (1.31%) SAP BI
11 7 (1.02%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.87%) PowerCenter
12 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Subversion
2 8 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.87%) Rational Rose
5 5 (0.73%) Xcode
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.58%) Maven
6 4 (0.58%) ERwin
6 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.44%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.29%) JIRA
8 2 (0.29%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.15%) Ant
9 1 (0.15%) JUnit
9 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.15%) XDoclet
General
1 192 (27.87%) Finance
2 99 (14.37%) Banking
3 55 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 49 (7.11%) Retail
5 35 (5.08%) Legal
6 22 (3.19%) Back Office
7 20 (2.90%) Front Office
8 17 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.60%) Billing
10 9 (1.31%) Marketing
11 8 (1.16%) Spanish Language
12 7 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.87%) Local Government
13 6 (0.87%) Law
14 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.73%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.73%) Publishing
15 4 (0.58%) Military
15 4 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 493 (71.55%) Analyst
2 351 (50.94%) Business Analyst
3 189 (27.43%) Systems Analyst
4 113 (16.40%) Developer
5 112 (16.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 39 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 26 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (3.63%) IT Business Analyst
8 25 (3.63%) Technical Business Analyst
9 23 (3.34%) Architect
9 23 (3.34%) Data Analyst
9 23 (3.34%) Agile Business Analyst
10 22 (3.19%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 21 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
11 21 (3.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 20 (2.90%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Risk Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Credit Analyst
14 18 (2.61%) Project Manager
14 18 (2.61%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.06%) .NET
2 55 (7.98%) HTML
3 46 (6.68%) CSS
4 45 (6.53%) XML
5 29 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.18%) Web Services
7 14 (2.03%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.03%) JSP
8 13 (1.89%) J2EE
8 13 (1.89%) Middleware
8 13 (1.89%) jQuery
9 12 (1.74%) HTML5
9 12 (1.74%) WCF
9 12 (1.74%) XHTML
10 11 (1.60%) Ajax
10 11 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (1.31%) EJB
12 8 (1.16%) Spring
12 8 (1.16%) MSMQ
13 7 (1.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 27 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 26 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.48%) Derivative
5 21 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.76%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
8 12 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (1.31%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.02%) PMI
11 7 (1.02%) FMCG
12 6 (0.87%) iPhone
12 6 (0.87%) iPad
13 5 (0.73%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (0.73%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.81%) Windows
2 27 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 26 (3.77%) UNIX
4 24 (3.48%) Linux
5 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.73%) Android
9 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (24.24%) Business Analysis
2 115 (16.69%) UML
3 78 (11.32%) Project Management
4 77 (11.18%) Migration
5 75 (10.89%) Use Case
6 74 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (10.45%) Data Analysis
8 71 (10.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 64 (9.29%) Data Modelling
10 53 (7.69%) CRM
11 50 (7.26%) OO
12 47 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (6.24%) Test Scripting
14 42 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (5.81%) Document Management
15 40 (5.81%) Scrum
16 35 (5.08%) ITIL
17 32 (4.64%) SOA
17 32 (4.64%) ETL
18 31 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 125 (18.14%) SQL
2 58 (8.42%) C#
3 53 (7.69%) Java
3 53 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.47%) VBA
4 17 (2.47%) VB
5 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.74%) VB6
7 12 (1.74%) C++
8 11 (1.60%) COBOL
8 11 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.16%) JCL
9 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.16%) ABAP
9 8 (1.16%) PHP
10 6 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.87%) C
11 5 (0.73%) VBScript
11 5 (0.73%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 86 (12.48%) Degree
2 29 (4.21%) ISEB
3 14 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.44%) HND
8 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.44%) CBAP
8 3 (0.44%) APMP
9 1 (0.15%) HNC
9 1 (0.15%) CCNP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) MCTS
9 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.93%) QA
2 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.87%) SLA
5 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.44%) EMIR
5 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) Control-M
2 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 88 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.34%) Oracle
3 45 (6.53%) SAP
4 15 (2.18%) IBM
5 14 (2.03%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.60%) Siebel
7 8 (1.16%) Remedy
8 7 (1.02%) Cognos
8 7 (1.02%) Informatica
8 7 (1.02%) Capita
8 7 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.87%) Lotus
10 5 (0.73%) Ab Initio
10 5 (0.73%) VMware
11 4 (0.58%) ICL
11 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.58%) NetApp
11 4 (0.58%) JBoss
12 3 (0.44%) Sybase
12 3 (0.44%) EMC
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Sovereign Business Resources
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