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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Analysis
Rank 416 394 375
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 248 289 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 169 192
Median daily rate £413 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £32.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -14.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £82.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -65.85%

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
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +14 227 £400 -11.11% 51
London +13 94 £425 -19.04% 13
South East -4 37 £433 -1.14% 18
Yorkshire +28 25 £375 +15.03% 2
City of London +22 21 £475 - 4
West Midlands -11 21 £388 +24.00% 1
West Yorkshire +19 20 £375 +15.03% 1
South West +13 18 £388 -13.88% 6
Leeds +22 17 £375 - 1
North West +5 16 £363 -23.68% 1
Berkshire +14 12 £433 -46.40% 2
Wales +22 11 £419 +67.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 10 £346 -13.43% 4
South Wales +21 9 £419 +67.50% 2
Newport +14 8 £419 +37.86%
Slough +8 8 £450 - 1
Manchester -2 8 £400 +3.22%
East Midlands -24 8 £390 +8.33% 5
Bristol +1 7 £340 -20.00% 2
Coventry -8 7 £400 +28.00%
Milton Keynes +19 6 £346 -13.43%
Gloucestershire +8 6 £389 - 1
Surrey +7 6 £450 +16.12% 7
Cheltenham +3 6 £389 - 1
Scotland -25 6 £475 +13.09% 2
Northampton -1 5 £390 -
Northamptonshire -2 5 £390 -
Hampshire -7 5 £413 -0.90% 4
Merseyside - 5 £300 - 1
Reading +16 4 £433 -46.40% 1

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 199 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (30.57%) Finance
3 107 (19.71%) Business Analysis
4 104 (19.15%) SQL
5 84 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (15.10%) Waterfall
7 77 (14.18%) SDLC
8 76 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (14.00%) Banking
9 74 (13.63%) Data Modelling
10 63 (11.60%) UML
11 62 (11.42%) Microsoft
12 58 (10.68%) Data Analysis
13 56 (10.31%) XML
13 56 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 54 (9.94%) Migration
15 51 (9.39%) User Stories
16 50 (9.21%) SQL Server
17 49 (9.02%) Retail
18 48 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
18 48 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (8.47%) HTML
20 45 (8.29%) Oracle
20 45 (8.29%) Project Management
21 42 (7.73%) .NET
21 42 (7.73%) MS Excel
22 40 (7.37%) Scrum
23 39 (7.18%) JavaScript
23 39 (7.18%) Use Case
24 36 (6.63%) PRINCE2

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 17 (3.13%) Confluence
2 12 (2.21%) CMS
3 9 (1.66%) IIS
3 9 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.10%) Apache
6 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.74%) Drupal
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.37%) JBoss
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.42%) MS Office
3 21 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.84%) MS Project
5 9 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.74%) assyst
3 4 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.37%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.37%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.37%) Maximo
5 2 (0.37%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.37%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.37%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.29%) Office 365
3 5 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.05%) Internet
2 8 (1.47%) HTTP
3 7 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.92%) LAN
4 5 (0.92%) WAN
4 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.55%) DHCP
5 3 (0.55%) DNS
5 3 (0.55%) Firewall
5 3 (0.55%) NAS
5 3 (0.55%) Network Security
5 3 (0.55%) SAN
5 3 (0.55%) Skype
5 3 (0.55%) Wireless
6 2 (0.37%) FTP
6 2 (0.37%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.37%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) ATM
7 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.76%) Big Data
5 13 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.66%) Cognos Report Studio
7 9 (1.66%) MySQL
7 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.10%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.92%) DataStage
9 5 (0.92%) GIS
9 5 (0.92%) OLAP
9 5 (0.92%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.92%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.74%) DB2
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 31 (5.71%) JIRA
2 13 (2.39%) Subversion
3 12 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.21%) Maven
4 10 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.66%) Calabash
5 9 (1.66%) Hudson
6 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.10%) Toad
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.55%) ERwin
8 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.55%) WiX
9 2 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.18%) CaliberRM
10 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 166 (30.57%) Finance
2 76 (14.00%) Banking
3 49 (9.02%) Retail
4 27 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.50%) Billing
6 17 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.13%) Marketing
7 10 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.66%) Legal
9 8 (1.47%) Automotive
10 7 (1.29%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.10%) Back Office
11 6 (1.10%) Local Government
12 5 (0.92%) Front Office
13 4 (0.74%) Advertising
13 4 (0.74%) Publishing
14 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 375 (69.06%) Analyst
2 207 (38.12%) Business Analyst
3 121 (22.28%) Systems Analyst
4 75 (13.81%) Business Systems Analyst
5 72 (13.26%) Developer
6 42 (7.73%) Architect
7 29 (5.34%) Technical Analyst
8 28 (5.16%) Agile Business Analyst
9 24 (4.42%) IT Analyst
10 22 (4.05%) Financial Analyst
11 19 (3.50%) Data Analyst
11 19 (3.50%) Technical Business Analyst
12 18 (3.31%) Data Business Analyst
13 17 (3.13%) Finance Business Analyst
14 16 (2.95%) Consultant
14 16 (2.95%) Financial Business Analyst
15 15 (2.76%) Banking Analyst
16 14 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 14 (2.58%) Business IT Analyst
16 14 (2.58%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.31%) XML
2 46 (8.47%) HTML
3 42 (7.73%) .NET
4 32 (5.89%) CSS
5 30 (5.52%) Web Services
6 25 (4.60%) HTML5
7 22 (4.05%) CSS3
8 17 (3.13%) JSON
9 15 (2.76%) Cocoa
10 10 (1.84%) Ajax
11 9 (1.66%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.66%) jQuery
11 9 (1.66%) RESTful
12 7 (1.29%) FpML
12 7 (1.29%) Node.js
12 7 (1.29%) XHTML
13 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (0.92%) React
14 5 (0.92%) SOAP
15 4 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.79%) User Experience
4 18 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.76%) iPad
5 15 (2.76%) iPhone
6 13 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.84%) SWIFT
8 9 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.47%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.29%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.29%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.92%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.74%) Equities
14 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.55%) EPoS
14 3 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.16%) Windows
2 23 (4.24%) Linux
3 18 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.03%) Android
6 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.66%) Unix
8 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (19.71%) Business Analysis
3 84 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (15.10%) Waterfall
5 77 (14.18%) SDLC
6 74 (13.63%) Data Modelling
7 63 (11.60%) UML
8 58 (10.68%) Data Analysis
9 56 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 54 (9.94%) Migration
11 51 (9.39%) User Stories
12 48 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
13 45 (8.29%) Project Management
14 40 (7.37%) Scrum
15 39 (7.18%) Use Case
16 36 (6.63%) PRINCE2
17 33 (6.08%) CRM
18 30 (5.52%) E-Commerce
19 29 (5.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.15%) SQL
2 39 (7.18%) JavaScript
3 30 (5.52%) Java
4 18 (3.31%) C++
5 15 (2.76%) Apple Swift
5 15 (2.76%) Objective-C
6 13 (2.39%) C#
7 11 (2.03%) PHP
7 11 (2.03%) Python
7 11 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.66%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.66%) VBA
9 8 (1.47%) Perl
10 7 (1.29%) C
10 7 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.10%) VB
12 4 (0.74%) Ruby
12 4 (0.74%) VBScript
12 4 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (6.63%) Degree
2 28 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.13%) ISEB
4 14 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.84%) CISSP
6 8 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.92%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.37%) CCA
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CCIE
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CISM
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCAD
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.39%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.10%) MiFID
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) COBIT
4 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) SEPA
4 2 (0.37%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.18%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.10%) Nagios
1 6 (1.10%) Puppet
2 3 (0.55%) Ansible
2 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Control-M
3 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.37%) Oozie
4 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.29%) Oracle
3 22 (4.05%) Cognos
4 19 (3.50%) SAP
5 10 (1.84%) Informatica
6 8 (1.47%) Reuters
7 7 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.10%) Northgate
8 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.92%) IBM
9 5 (0.92%) Remedy
9 5 (0.92%) Siebel
9 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.55%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.55%) EMC
11 3 (0.55%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.55%) TIBCO
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Suffolk Constabulary
Rate: From £26,271 to £29,880 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago