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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 347 324 265
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -59
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 310 318 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.76% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 197 196
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£400 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £303 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.82 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +16.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.34 £25.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.81 £38.29 £27.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -5.30%

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
44294 41615 38269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.78% 76.15% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28706 25700 23210
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1169 1103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -37 265 £400 -5.88% 55
London -34 86 £450 - 20
South East -28 47 £416 +16.35% 6
Scotland +20 34 £388 +3.33% 7
East Midlands +15 29 £375 +22.44% 10
Yorkshire -25 26 £375 - 2
East of England -17 25 £400 -5.88% 8
North West -31 21 £450 +22.03% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 20 £375 - 5
City of London -38 19 £450 -2.70% 5
South West -1 17 £375 +19.04% 5
Nottingham +1 16 £369 - 5
Glasgow +15 14 £313 - 4
Edinburgh +6 14 £450 +26.76% 3
Berkshire -3 14 £679 +50.77% 1
West Yorkshire -29 14 £375 - 2
Cheshire -1 13 £475 +26.66% 1
Warrington +1 11 £475 +26.66% 1
Hampshire -3 11 £413 +10.00%
Leeds -21 11 £375 - 1
West Midlands +15 10 £350 +21.73% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £360 +2.85% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 10 £425 +28.78%
South Wales 0 8 £238 -38.70% 1
Milton Keynes -3 8 £500 +52.67%
Wales -5 8 £238 -38.70% 1
Manchester -19 7 £450 +30.90%
Slough +2 6 - -
Surrey -2 6 £343 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 6 £315 - 2

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 218 (34.12%) Finance
2 122 (19.09%) SQL
3 121 (18.94%) Business Analysis
4 108 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (14.55%) Project Management
7 90 (14.08%) Oracle
8 84 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (12.05%) Migration
10 75 (11.74%) SDLC
11 66 (10.33%) SQL Server
11 66 (10.33%) Data Analysis
12 63 (9.86%) .NET
12 63 (9.86%) Microsoft
13 59 (9.23%) Data Modelling
14 55 (8.61%) Banking
15 53 (8.29%) Degree
16 50 (7.82%) XML
17 49 (7.67%) Windows
18 48 (7.51%) C#
19 47 (7.36%) PRINCE2
20 42 (6.57%) MS Excel
20 42 (6.57%) Waterfall
21 41 (6.42%) Java
22 38 (5.95%) HTML
22 38 (5.95%) Management Information System
23 36 (5.63%) UML
24 35 (5.48%) ITIL
24 35 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
24 35 (5.48%) Relational Database

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (2.82%) CMS
3 15 (2.35%) SAS
3 15 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.10%) MQSeries
4 7 (1.10%) Documentum
5 5 (0.78%) Apache
5 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.63%) IIS
6 4 (0.63%) JBoss
7 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.47%) Node.js
7 3 (0.47%) ArchestrA
7 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.31%) CICS
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.54%) MS Visio
2 29 (4.54%) MS Office
3 13 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.72%) MS Project
5 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.63%) Algo Collateral
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Agresso
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.31%) Sage BI
5 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.16%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) Unica
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.78%) SaaS
1 5 (0.78%) PaaS
2 3 (0.47%) IaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.94%) Internet
2 5 (0.78%) Network Security
3 4 (0.63%) SAN
4 3 (0.47%) Intranet
4 3 (0.47%) Firewall
5 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 2 (0.31%) MPLS
5 2 (0.31%) DHCP
5 2 (0.31%) HTTP
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) ATM
6 1 (0.16%) Packet Switching
6 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) 3G
6 1 (0.16%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.72%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.25%) SAP HANA
12 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.94%) Big Data
13 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.94%) OLAP
14 5 (0.78%) Star Schema
14 5 (0.78%) DataStage
15 4 (0.63%) DB2
15 4 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (1.10%) Toad
4 7 (1.10%) JIRA
5 6 (0.94%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.63%) ERwin
8 3 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.47%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.47%) Maven
8 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.31%) TestNG
9 2 (0.31%) MSTest
9 2 (0.31%) Moq
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 218 (34.12%) Finance
2 55 (8.61%) Banking
3 30 (4.69%) Retail
4 23 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.13%) Billing
6 14 (2.19%) Back Office
7 12 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.56%) Legal
8 10 (1.56%) Marketing
9 8 (1.25%) Front Office
9 8 (1.25%) Automotive
10 7 (1.10%) Local Government
11 6 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.78%) Law
13 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.47%) Military
15 2 (0.31%) Games
15 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 398 (62.28%) Analyst
2 267 (41.78%) Business Analyst
3 163 (25.51%) Systems Analyst
4 83 (12.99%) Developer
5 81 (12.68%) Business Systems Analyst
6 73 (11.42%) Architect
7 34 (5.32%) Project Manager
8 22 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (3.13%) Data Analyst
10 19 (2.97%) Senior Business Analyst
11 18 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.19%) Consultant
13 14 (2.19%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.19%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.19%) Support Analyst
14 13 (2.03%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.03%) Web Developer
14 13 (2.03%) Technical Business Analyst
15 12 (1.88%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.86%) .NET
2 50 (7.82%) XML
3 38 (5.95%) HTML
4 29 (4.54%) CSS
5 27 (4.23%) .NET Framework
6 20 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 19 (2.97%) Web Services
7 19 (2.97%) Middleware
8 15 (2.35%) HTML5
9 13 (2.03%) WCF
10 11 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.56%) SOAP
12 9 (1.41%) ADO
12 9 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (1.41%) Entity Framework
12 9 (1.41%) REST
12 9 (1.41%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.25%) J2EE
14 7 (1.10%) NHibernate
14 7 (1.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.03%) User Experience
6 12 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.41%) NHS
8 9 (1.41%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.10%) GIS
10 7 (1.10%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.94%) iSeries
11 6 (0.94%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.63%) Derivative
13 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.67%) Windows
2 15 (2.35%) UNIX
3 14 (2.19%) Linux
4 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Android
7 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.94%) Business Analysis
2 98 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.55%) Project Management
4 84 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (12.05%) Migration
6 75 (11.74%) SDLC
7 66 (10.33%) Data Analysis
8 59 (9.23%) Data Modelling
9 47 (7.36%) PRINCE2
10 42 (6.57%) Waterfall
11 36 (5.63%) UML
12 35 (5.48%) ITIL
13 34 (5.32%) Requirements Analysis
14 33 (5.16%) Use Case
14 33 (5.16%) Scrum
15 32 (5.01%) Workflow
15 32 (5.01%) MVC
15 32 (5.01%) ERP
15 32 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (4.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 122 (19.09%) SQL
2 48 (7.51%) C#
3 41 (6.42%) Java
4 33 (5.16%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.44%) T-SQL
6 21 (3.29%) C++
7 14 (2.19%) PHP
8 12 (1.88%) VB
9 9 (1.41%) VBA
10 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.78%) Perl
11 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.78%) C
12 4 (0.63%) XPath
12 4 (0.63%) COBOL
12 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.63%) VBScript
12 4 (0.63%) ABAP
12 4 (0.63%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 53 (8.29%) Degree
2 34 (5.32%) ISEB
3 22 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.63%) HND
7 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) ACCA
8 2 (0.31%) CIMA
8 2 (0.31%) MOS
8 2 (0.31%) MCP
8 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.31%) PMP
8 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.31%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.01%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) EMIR
3 4 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.63%) HL7
3 4 (0.63%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.47%) FATCA
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) XenApp
3 2 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.31%) Control-M
2 2 (0.31%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 90 (14.08%) Oracle
2 63 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.16%) IBM
4 32 (5.01%) SAP
5 21 (3.29%) Pega
6 12 (1.88%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (1.56%) Informatica
8 9 (1.41%) HP
9 8 (1.25%) JDA
9 8 (1.25%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.10%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.94%) Cognos
11 6 (0.94%) Apple
12 5 (0.78%) VMware
12 5 (0.78%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.78%) Remedy
13 4 (0.63%) Cisco
13 4 (0.63%) EMC
13 4 (0.63%) Northgate
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University of Birmingham
Rate: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum rising to £51,702 a year
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cobalt Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £330.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.64 - £13.68 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cobalt Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: £64,704 per annum Pro Rata
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago