The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 301 240 220
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 360 454 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.86% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.93% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 280 274
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £270 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 25
Average hourly rate £28.49 £27.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +37.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £21.63 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £32.30 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+27.48% +56.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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 -61 330 £375 - 120
London -11 173 £410 -3.52% 41
City of London +9 52 £425 -1.16% 10
North West +24 44 £350 +3.70% 8
East of England -34 34 £413 +17.85% 11
South East -50 32 £400 +14.28% 22
Manchester +7 23 £338 - 7
Scotland -29 14 £385 +26.22% 5
South West -41 14 £320 +0.39% 4
West Midlands -21 12 £320 -1.53% 12
Cheshire +19 11 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -1 11 £320 +1.58% 19
Edinburgh -3 10 £370 +13.84% 3
Berkshire -10 10 £431 +16.55% 5
Suffolk +9 9 £425 +21.34%
Ipswich +5 9 £425 +21.34%
East Midlands +5 8 £270 -32.50% 2
Essex -9 8 £229 -34.64% 1
Wales -17 8 £213 -26.47% 2
Bedfordshire -11 6 £375 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -18 6 - - 4
Hampshire -23 6 £300 -29.41% 8
Warrington - 6 £375 - 1
Reading +11 5 £419 +37.29% 1
West Yorkshire +6 5 £424 +18.53% 12
Birmingham -1 5 £320 +93.93% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £280 -44.00% 3
Milton Keynes -6 5 £280 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £225 -45.45% 2
Brighton -8 4 £150 - 1

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems Analyst in their job title 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 with Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 280 (34.65%) Finance
2 189 (23.39%) SQL
3 169 (20.92%) Systems Analysis
4 136 (16.83%) Business Analysis
5 123 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (13.49%) Oracle
7 91 (11.26%) UML
8 90 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
9 89 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 88 (10.89%) SQL Server
11 87 (10.77%) Banking
12 80 (9.90%) Project Management
13 79 (9.78%) Microsoft
14 65 (8.04%) Data Analysis
15 64 (7.92%) Use Case
16 61 (7.55%) MS Excel
17 58 (7.18%) Management Information System
18 57 (7.05%) ITIL
19 55 (6.81%) Data Modelling
20 54 (6.68%) SAP
20 54 (6.68%) Degree
20 54 (6.68%) Migration
21 52 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
22 51 (6.31%) MS Visio
23 50 (6.19%) Windows
23 50 (6.19%) Test Scripting
24 49 (6.06%) Waterfall
24 49 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
25 48 (5.94%) MS Office
25 48 (5.94%) CRM

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems Analyst in their job title 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 with Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.62%) CICS
9 4 (0.50%) Apache
10 3 (0.37%) SAS
10 3 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 2 (0.25%) Confluence
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.12%) IIS
12 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 48 (5.94%) MS Office
4 23 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.74%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Mingle
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.73%) Agresso
2 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.62%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.62%) Cognos Controller
4 5 (0.62%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.37%) Maximo
6 3 (0.37%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.50%) Office 365
1 4 (0.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.10%) DNS
1 17 (2.10%) SAN
2 12 (1.49%) Internet
3 11 (1.36%) DHCP
3 11 (1.36%) Wireless
4 10 (1.24%) HTTP
4 10 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.99%) Firewall
5 8 (0.99%) Intranet
5 8 (0.99%) WAN
6 5 (0.62%) FTP
7 4 (0.50%) HSRP
7 4 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.50%) DSL
7 4 (0.50%) VPN
7 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.37%) MPLS
8 3 (0.37%) OSPF
8 3 (0.37%) BGP
8 3 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.48%) DB2
5 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.98%) MS Access
7 15 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.61%) EDRMS
9 11 (1.36%) Data Mart
10 9 (1.11%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.87%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.62%) WebFOCUS
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Toad
2 6 (0.74%) JIRA
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.25%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.12%) XPEDITER
7 1 (0.12%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.12%) MagicDraw
7 1 (0.12%) MSTest
7 1 (0.12%) Zephyr
General
1 280 (34.65%) Finance
2 87 (10.77%) Banking
3 43 (5.32%) Retail
4 40 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.98%) Marketing
5 16 (1.98%) Advertising
5 16 (1.98%) Legal
6 14 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.73%) Billing
6 14 (1.73%) Front Office
6 14 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.36%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.24%) Publishing
9 7 (0.87%) Back Office
9 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.50%) Automotive
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.83%) .NET
2 28 (3.47%) XML
3 16 (1.98%) Middleware
4 14 (1.73%) HTML
5 10 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.11%) J2EE
7 8 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.87%) FpML
8 7 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.74%) Web Services
10 5 (0.62%) CSS
11 4 (0.50%) HTML5
11 4 (0.50%) MDX
12 3 (0.37%) XSD
12 3 (0.37%) EDI
12 3 (0.37%) Ajax
12 3 (0.37%) jQuery
13 2 (0.25%) JPA
13 2 (0.25%) WCF
13 2 (0.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.85%) Mainframe
4 17 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.24%) Derivative
7 8 (0.99%) Reference Data
8 7 (0.87%) User Experience
9 6 (0.74%) FMCG
9 6 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.62%) NHS
10 5 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.62%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.62%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.50%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.37%) SCORM
12 3 (0.37%) PKI
12 3 (0.37%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.19%) Windows
2 27 (3.34%) UNIX
3 24 (2.97%) Linux
4 20 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.23%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.37%) AIX
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.92%) Systems Analysis
2 136 (16.83%) Business Analysis
3 123 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (11.26%) UML
5 89 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 80 (9.90%) Project Management
7 65 (8.04%) Data Analysis
8 64 (7.92%) Use Case
9 57 (7.05%) ITIL
10 55 (6.81%) Data Modelling
11 54 (6.68%) Migration
12 50 (6.19%) Test Scripting
13 49 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 49 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (5.94%) CRM
15 45 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (4.83%) ERP
17 38 (4.70%) Scrum
18 36 (4.46%) Workflow
19 34 (4.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (23.39%) SQL
2 37 (4.58%) Java
3 20 (2.48%) T-SQL
4 17 (2.10%) COBOL
5 16 (1.98%) C#
6 14 (1.73%) PL/SQL
6 14 (1.73%) VB
7 12 (1.49%) VBA
8 10 (1.24%) C
8 10 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.99%) JCL
10 7 (0.87%) Scala
11 6 (0.74%) Perl
11 6 (0.74%) C++
12 4 (0.50%) PHP
12 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.50%) ABAP
13 3 (0.37%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.25%) VBScript
15 1 (0.12%) RPG
Qualifications
1 54 (6.68%) Degree
2 25 (3.09%) ISEB
3 24 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.36%) MCITP
7 6 (0.74%) CBAP
8 4 (0.50%) CIMA
8 4 (0.50%) ACCA
9 3 (0.37%) CCA
9 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.25%) PMP
10 2 (0.25%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.20%) QA
2 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.74%) EMIR
5 6 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.74%) SLA
6 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 13 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.36%) XenApp
3 10 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Control-M
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) WMI
4 1 (0.12%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
4 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 109 (13.49%) Oracle
2 79 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.68%) SAP
4 26 (3.22%) IBM
5 20 (2.48%) Cognos
6 18 (2.23%) Northgate
7 17 (2.10%) HP
8 16 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.73%) VMware
9 14 (1.73%) Citrix
10 12 (1.49%) EMC
10 12 (1.49%) Sun
11 11 (1.36%) Juniper
11 11 (1.36%) Apple
11 11 (1.36%) Symantec
11 11 (1.36%) Meru Networks
12 10 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.99%) Teradata
13 8 (0.99%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.99%) Charles River
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