The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
UK
Rank 300 337 302
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 305 310 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 195 231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 10
Median hourly rate £12.70 £42.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.12% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £21.30 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £54.50 £25.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.70 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-70.12% +70.00%

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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +48 269 £413 +10.00% 70
South East +63 99 £419 +23.16% 17
London -6 84 £450 +12.50% 19
Surrey +58 54 £435 +16.77% 7
North West +22 24 £350 +8.52% 10
West Sussex +18 24 £413 -13.15% 5
Scotland +13 21 £330 -3.64% 3
Redhill +16 20 £450 +8.43% 2
East of England +12 18 £300 - 4
City of London +11 17 £483 +10.40% 6
Gatwick - 15 £468 -
Yorkshire +13 12 £425 +13.33% 7
West Midlands +11 12 £388 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 11 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -3 10 £388 +19.23% 6
West Yorkshire +13 9 £425 +30.76% 4
Glasgow -5 9 £325 -
Cheshire +25 8 £350 -3.44% 3
Edinburgh +15 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Manchester +9 7 £406 +33.19% 6
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £268 +8.08% 3
Hampshire +2 7 £340 -20.00% 2
Worthing -11 7 £413 -13.15% 1
South West +1 6 £363 +0.69% 3
Coventry -4 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire +19 5 £475 +90.00% 1
Lancashire +15 5 £350 +16.66% 1
Peterborough +2 5 £268 +9.18%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £400 -15.78% 1
Bristol +15 4 £350 -5.40%

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 241 (40.78%) Finance
2 170 (28.76%) SQL
3 110 (18.61%) Oracle
4 107 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (17.43%) Data Analysis
6 93 (15.74%) Business Analysis
7 87 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (13.87%) Systems Analysis
8 82 (13.87%) SDLC
9 77 (13.03%) Relational Database
10 72 (12.18%) XML
11 65 (11.00%) Banking
12 60 (10.15%) ITIL
12 60 (10.15%) Microsoft
12 60 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (9.14%) Migration
13 54 (9.14%) OO
13 54 (9.14%) Web Services
14 51 (8.63%) OOD
15 47 (7.95%) Retail
16 44 (7.45%) Degree
17 43 (7.28%) SQL Server
17 43 (7.28%) Python
18 38 (6.43%) Data Modelling
19 36 (6.09%) Tivoli
19 36 (6.09%) Windows
20 35 (5.92%) NetIQ
21 34 (5.75%) UML
22 32 (5.41%) Oracle Database
23 30 (5.08%) Service Management

Systems Analyst Skill Set
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 14 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.69%) CMS
3 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.85%) IIS
4 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.68%) Confluence
6 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (4.91%) MS Visio
2 23 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.71%) MS Office
4 13 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.85%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 5 (0.85%) MFGPRO
3 4 (0.68%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.68%) Sonata
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) HFM
4 3 (0.51%) Infor CloudSuite
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.34%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.34%) Summit
5 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.69%) SaaS
3 4 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.51%) IaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Office 365
5 2 (0.34%) ServiceMax
6 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.03%) Firewall
2 8 (1.35%) DHCP
2 8 (1.35%) Network Security
3 7 (1.18%) Internet
4 6 (1.02%) DNS
4 6 (1.02%) LAN
4 6 (1.02%) SAN
4 6 (1.02%) WAN
5 5 (0.85%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.34%) BGP
8 2 (0.34%) HSRP
8 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 2 (0.34%) OSPF
8 2 (0.34%) SMS
8 2 (0.34%) VRRP
9 1 (0.17%) GSM
9 1 (0.17%) MPLS
9 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.03%) Relational Database
2 43 (7.28%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.02%) QlikView
11 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.51%) Big Data
13 3 (0.51%) Essbase
13 3 (0.51%) GIS
13 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (2.54%) JIRA
2 8 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.17%) WinDbg
General
1 241 (40.78%) Finance
2 65 (11.00%) Banking
3 47 (7.95%) Retail
4 22 (3.72%) Law
5 10 (1.69%) Back Office
5 10 (1.69%) Legal
6 9 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.35%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.85%) Front Office
10 5 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.68%) Publishing
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.18%) XML
2 54 (9.14%) Web Services
3 21 (3.55%) .NET
4 7 (1.18%) HTML
4 7 (1.18%) SOAP
5 6 (1.02%) J2EE
6 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.85%) XSD
6 5 (0.85%) XSL
7 4 (0.68%) XSLT
8 3 (0.51%) HTML5
9 2 (0.34%) CSS
9 2 (0.34%) Murex MxML
9 2 (0.34%) REST
9 2 (0.34%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.17%) Dojo
10 1 (0.17%) JSON
10 1 (0.17%) JSP
10 1 (0.17%) Middleware
10 1 (0.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 28 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.69%) AS400
5 10 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.35%) Data Conversion
7 8 (1.35%) User Experience
8 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.18%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.18%) EPoS
8 7 (1.18%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.02%) Derivative
10 5 (0.85%) Equities
11 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.51%) NHS
12 3 (0.51%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.09%) Windows
2 29 (4.91%) Unix
3 22 (3.72%) Linux
4 13 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.69%) AIX
5 10 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.51%) MVS
11 2 (0.34%) CentOS
11 2 (0.34%) OS/390
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.43%) Data Analysis
2 93 (15.74%) Business Analysis
3 87 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (13.87%) SDLC
4 82 (13.87%) Systems Analysis
5 60 (10.15%) ITIL
5 60 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (9.14%) Migration
6 54 (9.14%) OO
7 51 (8.63%) OOD
8 38 (6.43%) Data Modelling
9 34 (5.75%) UML
10 30 (5.08%) Service Management
11 27 (4.57%) ERP
11 27 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (4.23%) Use Case
13 24 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.06%) Data Management
13 24 (4.06%) User Stories
14 23 (3.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 170 (28.76%) SQL
2 43 (7.28%) Python
3 14 (2.37%) Java
4 12 (2.03%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.03%) T-SQL
5 10 (1.69%) VBA
6 7 (1.18%) C#
6 7 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.18%) VB
7 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.02%) C
7 6 (1.02%) RPG
8 5 (0.85%) JCL
9 4 (0.68%) C++
9 4 (0.68%) COBOL
9 4 (0.68%) Perl
9 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.34%) PHP
10 2 (0.34%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 44 (7.45%) Degree
2 18 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.86%) ISEB
5 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.51%) ACCA
6 3 (0.51%) CIMA
7 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) APMP
8 1 (0.17%) CCNA
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.71%) SLA
2 14 (2.37%) QA
3 10 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.18%) IFRS
4 7 (1.18%) IFRS 9
5 5 (0.85%) SEPA
6 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.68%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.51%) GAMP
7 3 (0.51%) GxP
7 3 (0.51%) MiFID
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.34%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.35%) XenApp
3 8 (1.35%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) IAG
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (6.09%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.85%) Puppet
3 3 (0.51%) Control-M
3 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.51%) SCCM
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) Grafana
4 2 (0.34%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.17%) AppManager
5 1 (0.17%) logstash
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 110 (18.61%) Oracle
2 60 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.92%) NetIQ
4 19 (3.21%) VMware
5 15 (2.54%) Cisco
6 13 (2.20%) Citrix
6 13 (2.20%) SAP
7 12 (2.03%) HP
8 6 (1.02%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.02%) Orchard
8 6 (1.02%) QAD
9 5 (0.85%) Infor
9 5 (0.85%) NetApp
9 5 (0.85%) Northgate
9 5 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.68%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.68%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.68%) Casewise
10 4 (0.68%) Murex
10 4 (0.68%) Symantec
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £26000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: up to £450 day rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue
Rate: From £26,556 to £34,196 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Rate: £9.31 - £11.30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue
Rate: From £26,556 to £34,196 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peebles
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 12 days ago