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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 330 246 273
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +27
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 308 408 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.04% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 217 240
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£423 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £30.82 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £25.84 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.29 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%

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
41933 39117 41115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.18% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26041 24038 23859
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1070 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -72 278 £425 - 51
London -82 115 £450 -1.09% 23
South East -37 51 £438 +2.94% 14
City of London -21 35 £425 -5.55% 10
East of England -11 28 £425 +17.24% 3
North West +10 26 £369 +7.27% 2
Berkshire +3 25 £475 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire +9 21 £375 -3.22% 5
South West -27 19 £406 -2.98% 1
West Yorkshire +8 17 £375 -3.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £350 +29.62% 3
Scotland -28 14 £400 +36.75% 3
Cheshire +11 12 £375 +1.35%
East Midlands +7 11 £288 -4.16%
Edinburgh -14 11 £400 +31.68% 3
Leeds +1 10 £375 -6.25% 1
Milton Keynes -2 10 £350 +29.62% 1
Suffolk - 10 £425 -
Manchester 0 9 £325 -3.70% 2
Wales -10 9 £388 -4.61% 3
South Wales -11 8 £350 -13.84% 2
Bradford - 8 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 6 - - 2
Bedfordshire -14 6 £425 +17.24%
Gloucestershire -14 6 £300 -31.03%
Hampshire -20 6 £375 +5.63% 1
Warrington - 6 £375 -
West Midlands -15 5 £288 -28.12% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 5 £350 -6.66%
Cardiff -5 4 £330 -13.44% 2

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 193 (29.74%) Finance
2 149 (22.96%) Business Analysis
3 122 (18.80%) SQL
4 101 (15.56%) UML
5 87 (13.41%) Microsoft
6 85 (13.10%) .NET
6 85 (13.10%) Degree
7 84 (12.94%) Project Management
8 83 (12.79%) SQL Server
8 83 (12.79%) Banking
9 81 (12.48%) Migration
10 74 (11.40%) Oracle
11 72 (11.09%) MS Excel
12 69 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (9.86%) Data Modelling
14 61 (9.40%) Data Analysis
15 59 (9.09%) Use Case
16 58 (8.94%) SharePoint
16 58 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 57 (8.78%) C#
18 54 (8.32%) HTML
19 52 (8.01%) JavaScript
20 50 (7.70%) OO
21 49 (7.55%) Retail
22 48 (7.40%) Java
23 46 (7.09%) XML
24 45 (6.93%) Management Information System
25 44 (6.78%) QA
26 43 (6.63%) Investment Banking
26 43 (6.63%) Data Warehouse

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 58 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.39%) CMS
4 9 (1.39%) IIS
5 6 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.77%) Confluence
6 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.77%) SAS
7 4 (0.62%) Lync
7 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.46%) Node.js
8 3 (0.46%) Documentum
8 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 72 (11.09%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.01%) MS Office
3 25 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.92%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.39%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.77%) Agresso
3 5 (0.77%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.46%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.46%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.31%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.31%) assyst
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.08%) Intranet
2 11 (1.69%) Internet
2 11 (1.69%) Firewall
3 6 (0.92%) SAN
4 4 (0.62%) Network Security
4 4 (0.62%) NAS
4 4 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.62%) DNS
4 4 (0.62%) DHCP
5 3 (0.46%) FTP
5 3 (0.46%) HTTP
5 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.31%) Wireless
6 2 (0.31%) LDAP
6 2 (0.31%) RFID
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.15%) LTE
7 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (4.16%) DB2
4 26 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.31%) Data Mining
7 14 (2.16%) MS Access
7 14 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.85%) EDRMS
8 12 (1.85%) QlikView
8 12 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.54%) Ingres
10 9 (1.39%) PowerCenter
10 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.77%) DataStage
13 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Xcode
2 8 (1.23%) Subversion
2 8 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.62%) Rational Rose
3 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.46%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.46%) XPEDITER
5 2 (0.31%) ERwin
5 2 (0.31%) JIRA
5 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.31%) Ant
5 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 193 (29.74%) Finance
2 83 (12.79%) Banking
3 49 (7.55%) Retail
4 43 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.62%) Legal
6 22 (3.39%) Back Office
7 21 (3.24%) Front Office
8 16 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.39%) Billing
10 8 (1.23%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.08%) Marketing
12 6 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.92%) Publishing
12 6 (0.92%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.77%) Local Government
14 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.62%) Law
15 3 (0.46%) Military
16 2 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 462 (71.19%) Analyst
2 332 (51.16%) Business Analyst
3 173 (26.66%) Systems Analyst
4 100 (15.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 98 (15.10%) Developer
6 36 (5.55%) Technical Analyst
7 34 (5.24%) Architect
8 25 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 22 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
11 21 (3.24%) Technical Business Analyst
11 21 (3.24%) Agile Business Analyst
12 20 (3.08%) Data Analyst
12 20 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.62%) Project Manager
14 16 (2.47%) IT Business Analyst
15 15 (2.31%) .NET Developer
16 14 (2.16%) Senior Systems Analyst
17 13 (2.00%) C# Developer
17 13 (2.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.10%) .NET
2 54 (8.32%) HTML
3 46 (7.09%) XML
4 41 (6.32%) CSS
5 25 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 20 (3.08%) HTML5
7 18 (2.77%) Middleware
8 17 (2.62%) Web Services
9 16 (2.47%) WCF
10 14 (2.16%) JSP
11 13 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.00%) jQuery
11 13 (2.00%) CSS3
12 10 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (1.54%) J2EE
13 9 (1.39%) EJB
14 7 (1.08%) XSLT
14 7 (1.08%) XHTML
15 6 (0.92%) MSMQ
15 6 (0.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 33 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.16%) Derivative
4 23 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 19 (2.93%) Credit Risk
7 16 (2.47%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.00%) iPhone
9 13 (2.00%) iPad
10 12 (1.85%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.69%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.54%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.08%) PMI
14 7 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (0.92%) FMCG
15 6 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.31%) Windows
2 23 (3.54%) UNIX
3 20 (3.08%) Linux
4 13 (2.00%) Android
4 13 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.92%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.46%) Solaris
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.31%) zOS
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (22.96%) Business Analysis
2 101 (15.56%) UML
3 84 (12.94%) Project Management
4 81 (12.48%) Migration
5 69 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (9.86%) Data Modelling
7 61 (9.40%) Data Analysis
8 59 (9.09%) Use Case
9 58 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 50 (7.70%) OO
11 42 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (6.32%) CRM
13 40 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (6.16%) Test Scripting
14 38 (5.86%) Scrum
15 31 (4.78%) ETL
15 31 (4.78%) Document Management
16 29 (4.47%) ERP
16 29 (4.47%) Workflow
17 28 (4.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.80%) SQL
2 57 (8.78%) C#
3 52 (8.01%) JavaScript
4 48 (7.40%) Java
5 15 (2.31%) COBOL
5 15 (2.31%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.00%) VBA
6 13 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 11 (1.69%) VB
7 11 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.69%) C++
8 10 (1.54%) JCL
8 10 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.39%) VBScript
10 7 (1.08%) VB6
11 6 (0.92%) PHP
12 5 (0.77%) XPath
12 5 (0.77%) LotusScript
12 5 (0.77%) ABAP
13 4 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 85 (13.10%) Degree
2 33 (5.08%) ISEB
3 16 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.46%) CBAP
8 3 (0.46%) APMP
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) MCITP
9 2 (0.31%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.31%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.78%) QA
2 9 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.46%) SLA
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
System Software
1 9 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.39%) Control-M
2 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.46%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.31%) SCOM
4 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 87 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.40%) Oracle
3 32 (4.93%) SAP
4 21 (3.24%) IBM
5 11 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.39%) Informatica
7 7 (1.08%) Lotus
7 7 (1.08%) Capita
8 6 (0.92%) VMware
8 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.92%) Cognos
8 6 (0.92%) Siebel
9 5 (0.77%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.62%) Remedy
10 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.62%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.62%) NetApp
11 3 (0.46%) EMC
11 3 (0.46%) Sybase
11 3 (0.46%) Sun
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