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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 277 245 244
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 420 451 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.83% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.90% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 279 198
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£388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.94 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £55.00 £33.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +63.63%

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 -35 373 £383 -4.37% 109
London -20 144 £415 -1.19% 42
South East +20 115 £400 +6.66% 25
Berkshire +9 38 £350 -12.50% 5
City of London +7 36 £450 +5.88% 12
Scotland +16 34 £350 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire +2 28 £325 -13.33% 8
East of England -23 28 £400 -3.61% 6
East Midlands +3 20 £400 +28.00% 1
Hampshire -8 19 £413 +13.79% 11
West Yorkshire -7 17 £325 -13.33% 6
Reading +13 16 £350 +40.00% 3
Oxfordshire -9 16 £240 -31.42% 1
Edinburgh 0 15 £400 +24.03% 1
South West +5 14 £381 +1.66% 10
West Sussex -15 14 £413 +3.12% 1
Glasgow +6 11 £350 +40.00% 2
Surrey +6 10 £550 +57.14% 4
Oxford -5 10 £230 -34.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £325 +8.33% 1
Leeds -16 9 £350 -6.66% 3
West Midlands -21 9 £325 -7.14% 6
Derbyshire +3 8 £403 +0.62%
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £380 +16.92%
Essex -12 8 £463 +21.71%
North West -43 8 £245 -36.77% 11
Dorset - 8 £394 - 1
Bournemouth - 8 £394 -
Sheffield +1 7 £313 -21.87% 1
Wales -5 7 £425 +13.33% 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 250 (32.98%) Finance
2 179 (23.61%) SQL
3 149 (19.66%) Systems Analysis
4 104 (13.72%) Microsoft
4 104 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (13.19%) Oracle
6 99 (13.06%) Business Analysis
7 90 (11.87%) Banking
8 79 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (9.23%) Migration
9 70 (9.23%) Windows
10 66 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (8.44%) MS Excel
12 60 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 59 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (7.65%) ITIL
15 56 (7.39%) .NET
16 55 (7.26%) Project Management
17 54 (7.12%) SQL Server
17 54 (7.12%) Data Modelling
18 48 (6.33%) XML
19 47 (6.20%) UML
20 42 (5.54%) Retail
20 42 (5.54%) System Testing
20 42 (5.54%) Degree
20 42 (5.54%) Management Information System
21 40 (5.28%) Test Scripting
21 40 (5.28%) Data Analysis
22 38 (5.01%) HTML
23 37 (4.88%) ETL

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 25 (3.30%) IIS
2 23 (3.03%) CMS
3 15 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.32%) SAS
6 8 (1.06%) Confluence
7 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.26%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.13%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Drupal
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 64 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.96%) MS Office
3 19 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.06%) Agresso
4 7 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.40%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.26%) BPCS
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.26%) Maximo
7 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.26%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.26%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) HFM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.53%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.40%) Taleo
4 3 (0.40%) Office 365
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.58%) Intranet
2 9 (1.19%) Firewall
2 9 (1.19%) DNS
2 9 (1.19%) DHCP
3 8 (1.06%) VPN
3 8 (1.06%) LAN
4 7 (0.92%) VoIP
5 6 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.79%) SAN
6 5 (0.66%) VLAN
6 5 (0.66%) Internet
7 4 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.53%) WLAN
7 4 (0.53%) WAN
7 4 (0.53%) Wireless
7 4 (0.53%) Network Security
8 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.40%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.26%) Broadband
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.32%) OLAP
8 9 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (1.06%) MS Access
10 7 (0.92%) Essbase
10 7 (0.92%) QlikView
10 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (0.79%) Star Schema
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (0.53%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (1.58%) JIRA
2 11 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (1.06%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.79%) Subversion
5 5 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.53%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.13%) Selenium
7 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.13%) MSI
7 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.13%) Toad
7 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 250 (32.98%) Finance
2 90 (11.87%) Banking
3 42 (5.54%) Retail
4 28 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.51%) Back Office
6 18 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.24%) Automotive
8 14 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.85%) Advertising
9 11 (1.45%) Marketing
10 10 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.92%) Publishing
11 7 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.92%) Front Office
12 6 (0.79%) Billing
13 5 (0.66%) Legal
13 5 (0.66%) Local Government
13 5 (0.66%) Electronics
14 4 (0.53%) Law
15 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.39%) .NET
2 48 (6.33%) XML
3 38 (5.01%) HTML
4 17 (2.24%) Middleware
4 17 (2.24%) AngularJS
5 16 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (1.98%) HTML5
7 9 (1.19%) Web Services
8 8 (1.06%) CSS
9 6 (0.79%) SOAP
9 6 (0.79%) WCF
10 5 (0.66%) XSL
10 5 (0.66%) COM
11 4 (0.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.53%) XSD
12 3 (0.40%) JSTL
12 3 (0.40%) Ajax
12 3 (0.40%) XSLT
12 3 (0.40%) JSP
12 3 (0.40%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.43%) Data Structures
4 21 (2.77%) Derivative
5 20 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.98%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.85%) User Experience
8 14 (1.85%) SWIFT
9 10 (1.32%) NHS
10 9 (1.19%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.92%) iSeries
13 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (0.66%) Equities
14 5 (0.66%) DTV
14 5 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (9.23%) Windows
2 22 (2.90%) UNIX
3 21 (2.77%) Linux
4 17 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.53%) Android
8 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) VME
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (19.66%) Systems Analysis
2 99 (13.06%) Business Analysis
3 79 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (9.23%) Migration
5 66 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 59 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (7.65%) ITIL
9 55 (7.26%) Project Management
10 54 (7.12%) Data Modelling
11 47 (6.20%) UML
12 42 (5.54%) System Testing
13 40 (5.28%) Test Scripting
13 40 (5.28%) Data Analysis
14 37 (4.88%) ETL
14 37 (4.88%) Use Case
14 37 (4.88%) Data Migration
15 30 (3.96%) CRM
16 26 (3.43%) Workflow
16 26 (3.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 179 (23.61%) SQL
2 30 (3.96%) C#
3 23 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.24%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.85%) VB
6 13 (1.72%) Java
7 10 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.32%) VBA
8 7 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.79%) LINC
10 5 (0.66%) PHP
11 4 (0.53%) RPG
11 4 (0.53%) COBOL
12 3 (0.40%) Korn
12 3 (0.40%) Prolog
12 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.40%) C
12 3 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.26%) C++
13 2 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (5.54%) Degree
2 24 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.37%) ISEB
4 17 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.92%) ACCA
5 7 (0.92%) CIMA
6 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.53%) HND
8 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.40%) CCNP
9 3 (0.40%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) MCITP
10 1 (0.13%) CISA
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) MCSA
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.30%) QA
2 12 (1.58%) Solvency II
3 11 (1.45%) SLA
4 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) DICOM
6 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) FATCA
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.66%) Nagios
2 5 (0.66%) Icinga
3 3 (0.40%) SCCM
4 2 (0.26%) OpenView
5 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 104 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 100 (13.19%) Oracle
3 28 (3.69%) SAP
4 16 (2.11%) VMware
5 12 (1.58%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.45%) Cisco
7 10 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 9 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (1.19%) Citrix
9 8 (1.06%) IBM
10 7 (0.92%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.92%) Cognos
10 7 (0.92%) HP
11 6 (0.79%) Unisys
11 6 (0.79%) Remedy
12 5 (0.66%) Maconomy
12 5 (0.66%) Capita
12 5 (0.66%) Northgate
12 5 (0.66%) Informatica
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £181 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £20,000 per annum (pro rota) - 6 months fixed term
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £100 - £115 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands
Walsall Housing Group
Rate: £30,673 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Birkbeck University of London
Rate: £20,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago