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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 390 360 337
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -23
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 282 307 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 183 186
Median daily rate £425 £400 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +81.81%

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 -15 255 £425 +6.25% 73
London +13 95 £469 +4.16% 19
South East +31 69 £433 +8.12% 15
Berkshire +11 26 £450 -18.18% 3
West Yorkshire +7 21 £375 - 6
Yorkshire -7 21 £375 - 9
Slough +17 18 £450 -
North West +3 18 £350 -22.22% 5
City of London +42 16 £513 +13.88% 8
West Midlands -31 15 £400 +18.51% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 14 £400 - 1
East Midlands -15 14 £475 +26.66% 7
Leeds -3 13 £375 - 3
Scotland -22 13 £370 +5.71%
Nottingham -4 12 £500 +33.33% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 12 £500 +33.33% 2
South West -4 11 £340 -9.33% 4
Hampshire +3 10 £450 +12.50% 2
Milton Keynes +18 9 £400 -
Manchester 0 9 £381 -15.27% 2
West Sussex -1 8 £400 -
Surrey -2 8 £500 +44.40% 7
Edinburgh -4 8 £400 -8.57%
South Wales +15 6 £425 +53.15% 3
Wales +12 6 £425 +53.15% 3
East of England +4 6 £425 +21.42% 8
Coventry - 6 £445 - 1
Newport +3 5 £425 +39.34% 2
Hertfordshire +17 4 £438 - 2
Reading +4 4 £433 -46.40% 2

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 186 (32.40%) Finance
1 186 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.12%) SQL
3 97 (16.90%) Business Analysis
4 90 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (14.46%) Data Modelling
6 81 (14.11%) Banking
6 81 (14.11%) Waterfall
7 74 (12.89%) Migration
8 69 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
8 69 (12.02%) SDLC
9 63 (10.98%) Microsoft
10 61 (10.63%) SQL Server
11 59 (10.28%) UML
12 58 (10.10%) Data Analysis
13 57 (9.93%) Oracle
14 54 (9.41%) Project Management
15 49 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (8.01%) Windows
17 45 (7.84%) .NET
17 45 (7.84%) Degree
18 44 (7.67%) XML
19 43 (7.49%) User Stories
20 42 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
21 41 (7.14%) CRM
22 39 (6.79%) PRINCE2
22 39 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
23 38 (6.62%) JavaScript
24 37 (6.45%) Java
24 37 (6.45%) MS Excel

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 24 (4.18%) Confluence
2 15 (2.61%) IIS
3 13 (2.26%) CMS
4 12 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.92%) Apache
5 11 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.39%) SAS
7 7 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.05%) GeoServer
9 4 (0.70%) Drupal
9 4 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.35%) JBoss
11 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.40%) MS Office
3 20 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.92%) MS Project
5 10 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.87%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.70%) assyst
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.52%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.35%) Maximo
6 2 (0.35%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.66%) Internet
2 8 (1.39%) WAN
3 7 (1.22%) LAN
3 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.05%) HTTP
5 4 (0.70%) NAS
5 4 (0.70%) Network Security
5 4 (0.70%) SAN
5 4 (0.70%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.52%) DHCP
6 3 (0.52%) DNS
6 3 (0.52%) Intranet
6 3 (0.52%) SSL
6 3 (0.52%) Wireless
7 2 (0.35%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) FTP
7 2 (0.35%) Skype
7 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.79%) Big Data
5 12 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (2.09%) GIS
6 11 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.57%) Cognos Report Studio
8 9 (1.57%) DB2
9 8 (1.39%) MySQL
10 7 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.05%) QGIS
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.87%) DataStage
12 5 (0.87%) OLAP
12 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.87%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 30 (5.23%) JIRA
2 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.22%) ERwin
3 7 (1.22%) Subversion
3 7 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.05%) Maven
4 6 (1.05%) Toad
5 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.52%) Hudson
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.52%) WiX
8 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 186 (32.40%) Finance
2 81 (14.11%) Banking
3 36 (6.27%) Retail
4 21 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.48%) Billing
5 20 (3.48%) Marketing
6 14 (2.44%) Legal
7 13 (2.26%) Automotive
8 12 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.09%) Local Government
9 9 (1.57%) Front Office
10 8 (1.39%) Back Office
10 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Advertising
13 4 (0.70%) Law
13 4 (0.70%) Publishing
14 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (66.55%) Analyst
2 218 (37.98%) Business Analyst
3 108 (18.82%) Systems Analyst
4 67 (11.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 66 (11.50%) Developer
6 46 (8.01%) Architect
7 27 (4.70%) Technical Analyst
8 24 (4.18%) IT Analyst
9 22 (3.83%) Data Analyst
10 21 (3.66%) Technical Business Analyst
11 20 (3.48%) Data Business Analyst
12 19 (3.31%) Agile Business Analyst
12 19 (3.31%) Business IT Analyst
12 19 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
13 18 (3.14%) IT Business Analyst
14 17 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 17 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.61%) Banking Analyst
15 15 (2.61%) Report Analyst
16 14 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.84%) .NET
2 44 (7.67%) XML
3 36 (6.27%) Web Services
4 35 (6.10%) HTML
5 26 (4.53%) CSS
6 18 (3.14%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.79%) jQuery
8 15 (2.61%) Ajax
9 12 (2.09%) HTML5
9 12 (2.09%) SOAP
10 11 (1.92%) CSS3
11 8 (1.39%) JSON
12 7 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (1.22%) FpML
12 7 (1.22%) REST
13 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.05%) React
13 6 (1.05%) RESTful
13 6 (1.05%) XHTML
13 6 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.57%) Video on Demand
6 8 (1.39%) Credit Risk
6 8 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.39%) User Experience
7 7 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.22%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.05%) iPad
9 5 (0.87%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.70%) Derivative
10 4 (0.70%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.01%) Windows
2 25 (4.36%) Linux
3 20 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.74%) Unix
7 7 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.70%) Solaris
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) Android
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (16.90%) Business Analysis
3 90 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (14.46%) Data Modelling
5 81 (14.11%) Waterfall
6 74 (12.89%) Migration
7 69 (12.02%) SDLC
8 59 (10.28%) UML
9 58 (10.10%) Data Analysis
10 54 (9.41%) Project Management
11 49 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (7.49%) User Stories
13 42 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
14 41 (7.14%) CRM
15 39 (6.79%) PRINCE2
15 39 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 37 (6.45%) Scrum
17 36 (6.27%) Use Case
18 35 (6.10%) Change Management
19 31 (5.40%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 104 (18.12%) SQL
2 38 (6.62%) JavaScript
3 37 (6.45%) Java
4 27 (4.70%) C++
5 26 (4.53%) C#
6 21 (3.66%) Python
7 13 (2.26%) Perl
8 11 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.74%) PHP
9 10 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.74%) VBA
10 8 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.39%) VB
11 5 (0.87%) Bourne shell
11 5 (0.87%) C
11 5 (0.87%) COBOL
11 5 (0.87%) Korn
11 5 (0.87%) Ruby
12 4 (0.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 45 (7.84%) Degree
2 32 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.79%) ISEB
5 11 (1.92%) CISSP
6 10 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.57%) ISSAP
8 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.87%) CISM
9 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.70%) GCIA
10 4 (0.70%) GCIH
10 4 (0.70%) GIAC
10 4 (0.70%) GSEC
10 4 (0.70%) PMP
11 3 (0.52%) CCA
12 2 (0.35%) HNC
12 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.35%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.96%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.70%) RMADS
4 3 (0.52%) MiFID
4 3 (0.52%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) FINREP
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) BS7666
6 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.92%) Nagios
1 11 (1.92%) Puppet
2 5 (0.87%) Ansible
2 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.52%) Control-M
4 2 (0.35%) Oozie
5 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.93%) Oracle
3 19 (3.31%) SAP
4 16 (2.79%) Cognos
5 12 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.39%) Reuters
6 8 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.22%) IBM
7 7 (1.22%) Remedy
7 7 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.05%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.05%) VMware
9 5 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.87%) EMC
9 5 (0.87%) Informatica
9 5 (0.87%) Northgate
9 5 (0.87%) Siebel
10 4 (0.70%) Cisco
10 4 (0.70%) JDA
10 4 (0.70%) ServiceNow
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