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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Analysis
Rank 344 262 264
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +2
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 274 384 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.98% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 210 257
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 20
Average hourly rate £32.43 £27.74 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.34 £26.95 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £50.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+198.18% -28.10%

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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 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 17 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 17 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 -83 253 £425 - 84
London -64 114 £450 -2.70% 29
South East -31 45 £450 +5.07% 12
City of London -7 32 £438 -5.40% 7
North West -3 24 £375 +7.14% 6
Berkshire -2 19 £475 +11.76% 3
East of England -16 19 £425 +13.33% 9
South West -8 18 £450 +55.84% 8
Yorkshire +4 17 £375 -6.25% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £350 +47.36% 2
Cheshire +9 12 £375 +11.94% 1
West Yorkshire +2 12 £375 -6.25% 8
Scotland -24 12 £400 +40.35% 2
East Midlands +11 10 £325 +8.33%
Milton Keynes +3 10 £350 +29.62%
Leeds 0 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Edinburgh -5 8 £425 +41.66% 1
Surrey -5 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 1
Warrington - 6 £375 -
Hampshire -12 5 £375 -8.53% 1
Bedfordshire -16 5 £425 +17.24% 4
West Midlands -21 5 £275 -31.25% 8
Suffolk - 5 £425 -
Bradford - 5 £375 - 2
Liverpool 0 4 £300 - 1
Merseyside 0 4 £300 - 1
Plymouth -1 4 £600 +242.85%
Bristol -13 4 £450 +11.80% 2
Devon -13 4 £600 +242.85%

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 196 (31.06%) Finance
2 145 (22.98%) Business Analysis
3 124 (19.65%) SQL
4 113 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (14.58%) UML
6 87 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 84 (13.31%) Project Management
8 82 (13.00%) Microsoft
9 80 (12.68%) Degree
10 79 (12.52%) Migration
11 78 (12.36%) Banking
12 77 (12.20%) .NET
13 74 (11.73%) Oracle
14 71 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 69 (10.94%) MS Excel
16 64 (10.14%) Data Modelling
17 63 (9.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 62 (9.83%) Data Analysis
19 61 (9.67%) SharePoint
20 57 (9.03%) C#
21 56 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (8.56%) HTML
23 52 (8.24%) JavaScript
24 51 (8.08%) Use Case
25 48 (7.61%) Java
25 48 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
25 48 (7.61%) Management Information System
26 47 (7.45%) OO
27 46 (7.29%) XML
28 45 (7.13%) QA

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 61 (9.67%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.43%) IIS
4 9 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.43%) CMS
5 7 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.95%) SAS
6 6 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.48%) Drupal
8 3 (0.48%) Confluence
8 3 (0.48%) Lync
8 3 (0.48%) Node.js
8 3 (0.48%) Documentum
8 3 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.32%) DNN
Applications
1 69 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.96%) MS Office
3 22 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.63%) MS Project
6 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) Windchill
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.79%) Agresso
4 5 (0.79%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.48%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.48%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.32%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.32%) assyst
7 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP MRS
8 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Force.com
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.54%) Intranet
2 11 (1.74%) Firewall
3 10 (1.58%) Internet
4 6 (0.95%) SAN
5 4 (0.63%) DHCP
5 4 (0.63%) DNS
5 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.63%) NAS
5 4 (0.63%) Network Security
6 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.48%) HTTP
6 3 (0.48%) SMTP
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
7 2 (0.32%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.16%) LTE
8 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.44%) DB2
4 26 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.85%) Data Mining
6 18 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.38%) QlikView
8 13 (2.06%) EDRMS
9 12 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.90%) MS Access
10 11 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.43%) PowerCenter
12 9 (1.43%) Ingres
13 7 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.79%) DataStage
14 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.43%) Xcode
2 7 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.79%) Subversion
4 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.48%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.48%) XPEDITER
4 3 (0.48%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.16%) ERwin
6 1 (0.16%) Ant
6 1 (0.16%) JUnit
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 196 (31.06%) Finance
2 78 (12.36%) Banking
3 44 (6.97%) Retail
4 38 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.44%) Legal
6 21 (3.33%) Back Office
7 20 (3.17%) Front Office
8 15 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.58%) Billing
10 9 (1.43%) Marketing
11 6 (0.95%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.95%) Local Government
11 6 (0.95%) Publishing
12 5 (0.79%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.48%) Law
14 3 (0.48%) Military
15 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (70.05%) Analyst
2 315 (49.92%) Business Analyst
3 167 (26.47%) Systems Analyst
4 97 (15.37%) Developer
5 96 (15.21%) Business Systems Analyst
6 39 (6.18%) Architect
7 30 (4.75%) Technical Analyst
8 23 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
8 23 (3.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 21 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.17%) Senior Business Analyst
10 20 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
11 19 (3.01%) Data Analyst
12 18 (2.85%) Project Manager
13 15 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
14 14 (2.22%) iOS Developer
15 13 (2.06%) .NET Developer
15 13 (2.06%) Banking Business Analyst
15 13 (2.06%) IT Business Analyst
16 12 (1.90%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.20%) .NET
2 54 (8.56%) HTML
3 46 (7.29%) XML
4 40 (6.34%) CSS
5 23 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 23 (3.65%) HTML5
6 19 (3.01%) Middleware
7 16 (2.54%) Web Services
8 15 (2.38%) CSS3
8 15 (2.38%) WCF
9 14 (2.22%) JSP
10 12 (1.90%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.90%) jQuery
11 9 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (1.43%) EJB
12 8 (1.27%) J2EE
13 7 (1.11%) XHTML
14 6 (0.95%) Spring
14 6 (0.95%) XSLT
15 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.96%) Derivative
5 21 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 21 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.54%) Credit Risk
6 16 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.38%) iPad
7 15 (2.38%) iPhone
7 15 (2.38%) Data Integration
8 14 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
9 12 (1.90%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.11%) PMI
11 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.60%) Windows
2 24 (3.80%) UNIX
3 21 (3.33%) Linux
4 15 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.38%) Android
5 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.48%) zOS
8 3 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (22.98%) Business Analysis
2 113 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (14.58%) UML
4 84 (13.31%) Project Management
5 79 (12.52%) Migration
6 71 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (10.14%) Data Modelling
8 63 (9.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 62 (9.83%) Data Analysis
10 51 (8.08%) Use Case
11 47 (7.45%) OO
12 38 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (5.71%) Scrum
14 34 (5.39%) Test Scripting
15 33 (5.23%) CRM
15 33 (5.23%) Workflow
16 31 (4.91%) ETL
17 30 (4.75%) Waterfall
18 28 (4.44%) SOA
18 28 (4.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (19.65%) SQL
2 57 (9.03%) C#
3 52 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 48 (7.61%) Java
5 20 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.54%) COBOL
7 15 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 13 (2.06%) VB
9 12 (1.90%) C++
9 12 (1.90%) VBA
10 11 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.58%) JCL
11 10 (1.58%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.43%) VBScript
13 7 (1.11%) VB6
14 6 (0.95%) PHP
15 5 (0.79%) Delphi
15 5 (0.79%) XPath
16 4 (0.63%) LotusScript
16 4 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 80 (12.68%) Degree
2 31 (4.91%) ISEB
3 15 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.48%) APMP
8 3 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) MCITP
9 2 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CBAP
9 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.13%) QA
2 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.63%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
System Software
1 9 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.90%) Control-M
2 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.48%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 82 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.73%) Oracle
3 30 (4.75%) SAP
4 25 (3.96%) IBM
5 11 (1.74%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.58%) Informatica
7 8 (1.27%) Capita
7 8 (1.27%) Cognos
8 7 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.95%) VMware
9 6 (0.95%) Lotus
10 5 (0.79%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.79%) Cisco
11 4 (0.63%) Sun
11 4 (0.63%) NetApp
12 3 (0.48%) Vertica
12 3 (0.48%) Remedy
12 3 (0.48%) EMC
12 3 (0.48%) Sybase
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