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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Analysis
Rank 316 279 283
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 329 375 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.92% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 224 173
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Average hourly rate £32.88 £32.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £21.50 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £46.23 £84.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.88 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +4.16%

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
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -25 299 £425 - 60
London -84 83 £463 +8.82% 18
South East -24 78 £419 -1.47% 7
East of England +1 33 £450 +5.88% 8
City of London -17 31 £450 - 7
South West +17 25 £450 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +12 24 £403 -8.52% 4
West Midlands -2 24 £456 +4.28% 6
Scotland +13 22 £425 +32.81% 3
Berkshire -7 21 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire -14 20 £398 +22.30%
West Sussex -8 19 £450 +12.50% 1
Bristol +16 15 £450 -
Surrey +4 15 £425 +6.91% 2
Edinburgh +3 15 £450 +43.08% 2
Ipswich +12 12 £450 -
Suffolk +11 12 £450 +1.40% 1
Uxbridge +12 11 £279 -30.03%
Hertfordshire +9 11 £575 +43.75% 6
West Yorkshire -7 10 £398 +22.30%
Reading +10 9 £415 -7.77%
Nottinghamshire +2 9 £375 +11.11% 2
Nottingham +1 9 £375 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £350 +16.66% 1
Shropshire - 9 £500 -
Northamptonshire -3 8 £463 -19.56% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £160 -68.00% 1
Sheffield -1 7 £300 -
South Yorkshire -2 7 £300 -
Wales -11 6 £320 -8.57%

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 189 (32.70%) Finance
2 114 (19.72%) SQL
3 94 (16.26%) Oracle
4 92 (15.92%) Project Management
4 92 (15.92%) Business Analysis
5 91 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (11.25%) Data Analysis
9 61 (10.55%) Microsoft
10 55 (9.52%) Banking
11 54 (9.34%) Degree
11 54 (9.34%) SQL Server
12 51 (8.82%) .NET
12 51 (8.82%) Data Modelling
13 47 (8.13%) MS Excel
14 46 (7.96%) UML
15 45 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 44 (7.61%) Migration
16 44 (7.61%) XML
17 43 (7.44%) OO
18 42 (7.27%) Waterfall
19 37 (6.40%) Management Information System
20 35 (6.06%) HTML
20 35 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
22 33 (5.71%) Windows
23 32 (5.54%) C#
23 32 (5.54%) Use Case
24 31 (5.36%) Asset Management

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (2.25%) CMS
4 11 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.56%) Documentum
6 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.87%) Liferay
7 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.87%) SAS
8 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.52%) JBoss
9 3 (0.52%) CICS
9 3 (0.52%) ArchestrA
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.35%) Drupal
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) IIS
10 2 (0.35%) Apache
10 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.02%) MS Office
3 23 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.46%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.90%) MS Project
6 4 (0.69%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.52%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.21%) Maximo
3 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.69%) Algo Collateral
4 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.69%) Staffware
5 3 (0.52%) Global One
5 3 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.35%) HFM
6 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.35%) Agresso
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) PaaS
2 1 (0.17%) IaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.94%) Network Security
2 7 (1.21%) Internet
3 6 (1.04%) SAN
4 5 (0.87%) Firewall
5 3 (0.52%) Intranet
5 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.35%) ATM
6 2 (0.35%) DHCP
6 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) VLAN
7 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.17%) 3G
7 1 (0.17%) 802.11
7 1 (0.17%) MPLS
7 1 (0.17%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.56%) DB2
8 9 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.38%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (1.38%) OLAP
9 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.04%) MS Access
11 6 (1.04%) Big Data
12 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.69%) Star Schema
13 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.21%) Xcode
3 7 (1.21%) JIRA
4 6 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.52%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.52%) ERwin
6 2 (0.35%) XPEDITER
6 2 (0.35%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.35%) LSMW
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) Maven
6 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.17%) MSTest
7 1 (0.17%) Moq
7 1 (0.17%) Mockito
General
1 189 (32.70%) Finance
2 55 (9.52%) Banking
3 29 (5.02%) Retail
4 23 (3.98%) Back Office
5 21 (3.63%) Front Office
5 21 (3.63%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.90%) Local Government
8 8 (1.38%) Law
8 8 (1.38%) Legal
9 7 (1.21%) Billing
9 7 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.04%) Military
11 5 (0.87%) Marketing
11 5 (0.87%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.69%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 393 (67.99%) Analyst
2 275 (47.58%) Business Analyst
3 147 (25.43%) Systems Analyst
4 80 (13.84%) Business Systems Analyst
5 70 (12.11%) Developer
6 49 (8.48%) Architect
7 25 (4.33%) Technical Analyst
8 22 (3.81%) Technical Business Analyst
9 21 (3.63%) Data Analyst
10 19 (3.29%) Project Manager
11 16 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.25%) Senior Business Analyst
14 12 (2.08%) Web Developer
15 11 (1.90%) Consultant
15 11 (1.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 10 (1.73%) Technical Architect
16 10 (1.73%) Java Developer
16 10 (1.73%) IT Business Analyst
17 9 (1.56%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.82%) .NET
2 44 (7.61%) XML
3 35 (6.06%) HTML
4 28 (4.84%) Middleware
5 25 (4.33%) CSS
6 21 (3.63%) .NET Framework
7 17 (2.94%) Web Services
8 12 (2.08%) WCF
9 11 (1.90%) HTML5
10 9 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.21%) J2EE
11 7 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.21%) CSS3
11 7 (1.21%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.87%) Servlets
12 5 (0.87%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.69%) ADO
13 4 (0.69%) Java EE
13 4 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.63%) Data Structures
5 18 (3.11%) Derivative
6 14 (2.42%) Equities
7 11 (1.90%) Raspberry Pi
8 9 (1.56%) NHS
8 9 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.56%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.38%) User Experience
10 7 (1.21%) iPad
10 7 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.21%) iPhone
10 7 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.04%) Replication
11 6 (1.04%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.71%) Windows
2 16 (2.77%) Linux
3 12 (2.08%) UNIX
4 10 (1.73%) Android
5 8 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.35%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (15.92%) Project Management
1 92 (15.92%) Business Analysis
2 91 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (11.25%) Data Analysis
5 51 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 46 (7.96%) UML
7 45 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (7.61%) Migration
9 43 (7.44%) OO
10 42 (7.27%) Waterfall
11 35 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (5.54%) Use Case
13 31 (5.36%) Asset Management
14 30 (5.19%) Workflow
15 27 (4.67%) ETL
15 27 (4.67%) PRINCE2
15 27 (4.67%) Data Migration
16 26 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
16 26 (4.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.72%) SQL
2 32 (5.54%) C#
3 28 (4.84%) Java
4 23 (3.98%) VB
5 18 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.42%) C++
8 11 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.38%) C
10 7 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.04%) COBOL
12 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.69%) VBScript
13 4 (0.69%) JCL
13 4 (0.69%) XPath
14 3 (0.52%) Perl
14 3 (0.52%) ABAP
14 3 (0.52%) VBA
14 3 (0.52%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 54 (9.34%) Degree
2 28 (4.84%) ISEB
3 13 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.87%) PMP
6 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.52%) HND
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) MCP
8 2 (0.35%) ACCA
8 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.46%) QA
2 5 (0.87%) Solvency II
2 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) EMIR
4 3 (0.52%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) FATCA
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.52%) Control-M
3 2 (0.35%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
3 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 94 (16.26%) Oracle
2 61 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.11%) IBM
3 18 (3.11%) Pega
4 17 (2.94%) SAP
5 15 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
6 13 (2.25%) Apple
7 12 (2.08%) Cisco
8 8 (1.38%) WorldPay
9 7 (1.21%) VMware
9 7 (1.21%) HP
10 6 (1.04%) Informatica
10 6 (1.04%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.87%) Remedy
12 4 (0.69%) Google
12 4 (0.69%) Wonderware
12 4 (0.69%) JDA
12 4 (0.69%) EMC
12 4 (0.69%) Siebel
13 3 (0.52%) Cognos
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Vadis People
Rate: c£375-£425 Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £600 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago