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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 290 271 214
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 366 370 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.72% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.78% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 239 250
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£375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £11.90 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.00 £34.90 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.33%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -52 313 £375 -5.06% 98
London -19 155 £425 +1.49% 34
South East -14 57 £365 +17.74% 16
City of London -9 50 £475 +11.76% 12
Scotland +22 41 £425 +33.22% 6
Edinburgh +20 32 £475 +40.74% 3
South West -2 28 £275 - 14
East of England -22 22 £418 +12.45% 5
Berkshire -4 20 £248 -38.88% 1
Yorkshire -3 18 £375 - 9
Cambridgeshire -6 13 £425 +7.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 12 £344 +71.87% 4
North West -13 12 £300 -11.11% 10
Devon - 12 £218 - 1
Maidenhead +5 11 £200 -8.25%
East Midlands +7 9 £363 +13.28% 6
Peterborough 0 9 £428 - 1
Milton Keynes -11 9 £344 +71.87% 1
West Midlands -36 9 £325 - 4
West Yorkshire -9 8 £375 -30.23% 7
Oxfordshire -17 8 £495 +62.29%
Glasgow -3 7 £285 -10.65% 1
Manchester -9 7 £300 -2.04% 8
Oxford -13 7 £495 +62.29%
Cheshire +9 6 £320 -14.66%
Hampshire -20 6 £348 +6.92% 6
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 - 3
Reading +8 5 £425 +3.65%
South Yorkshire +3 5 £400 +66.66%
Warwickshire -3 5 £325 - 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 258 (35.54%) Finance
2 205 (28.24%) SQL
3 123 (16.94%) Systems Analysis
4 119 (16.39%) Oracle
5 102 (14.05%) Business Analysis
6 98 (13.50%) Banking
7 94 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
8 87 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (10.33%) Microsoft
10 74 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (9.23%) SQL Server
12 63 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 59 (8.13%) Project Management
14 58 (7.99%) Windows
14 58 (7.99%) Migration
15 54 (7.44%) UML
15 54 (7.44%) Data Modelling
16 53 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (7.30%) MS Excel
16 53 (7.30%) ITIL
17 51 (7.02%) SAP
18 48 (6.61%) Management Information System
19 43 (5.92%) PRINCE2
19 43 (5.92%) Retail
20 42 (5.79%) Degree
21 39 (5.37%) Use Case
21 39 (5.37%) ETL
21 39 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
22 38 (5.23%) MS Office
22 38 (5.23%) Data Analysis

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (2.48%) CMS
2 15 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.83%) IIS
6 6 (0.83%) Apache
6 6 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.69%) JBoss
7 5 (0.69%) SAS
8 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.41%) CICS
9 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
Applications
1 53 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.23%) MS Office
3 30 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.69%) MS Project
5 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (1.38%) Agresso
3 8 (1.10%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.69%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.55%) CODA-Financials
5 4 (0.55%) Maximo
6 3 (0.41%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.41%) RMDS
6 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.41%) Office 365
1 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.28%) SaaS
2 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.28%) Taleo
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.48%) WAN
1 18 (2.48%) Firewall
2 16 (2.20%) SAN
3 14 (1.93%) DNS
3 14 (1.93%) VPN
4 11 (1.52%) Wireless
4 11 (1.52%) DHCP
5 8 (1.10%) Internet
5 8 (1.10%) Network Security
6 7 (0.96%) LAN
6 7 (0.96%) VoIP
7 6 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (0.69%) HTTP
8 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.55%) HSRP
9 4 (0.55%) Intranet
9 4 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.55%) VLAN
10 3 (0.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.93%) DB2
6 12 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.65%) MS Access
7 11 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.38%) OLAP
9 9 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.83%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.83%) DataStage
12 6 (0.83%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Toad
2 8 (1.10%) JIRA
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.14%) Selenium
9 1 (0.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.14%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.14%) XPEDITER
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.14%) Ant
9 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.14%) MSTest
General
1 258 (35.54%) Finance
2 98 (13.50%) Banking
3 43 (5.92%) Retail
4 37 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.48%) Front Office
7 17 (2.34%) Back Office
7 17 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.93%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.79%) Legal
9 13 (1.79%) Advertising
10 12 (1.65%) Publishing
10 12 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.96%) Marketing
11 7 (0.96%) Billing
12 5 (0.69%) Local Government
12 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.69%) Automotive
13 3 (0.41%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.41%) .NET
2 31 (4.27%) XML
3 21 (2.89%) HTML
4 16 (2.20%) Middleware
5 9 (1.24%) CSS
5 9 (1.24%) SOAP
6 7 (0.96%) WCF
6 7 (0.96%) FpML
7 6 (0.83%) jQuery
8 5 (0.69%) Web Services
8 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.41%) J2EE
9 3 (0.41%) HTML5
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.28%) XBRL
10 2 (0.28%) Flash
10 2 (0.28%) Spring
10 2 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.75%) SWIFT
4 18 (2.48%) Mainframe
4 18 (2.48%) Credit Risk
5 14 (1.93%) Derivative
6 12 (1.65%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.52%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.83%) User Experience
8 6 (0.83%) Data Extraction
8 6 (0.83%) NHS
9 5 (0.69%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.55%) iSeries
10 4 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.99%) Windows
2 36 (4.96%) Linux
3 29 (3.99%) UNIX
4 24 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.83%) AIX
10 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.14%) Android
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (16.94%) Systems Analysis
2 102 (14.05%) Business Analysis
3 87 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 59 (8.13%) Project Management
7 58 (7.99%) Migration
8 54 (7.44%) UML
8 54 (7.44%) Data Modelling
9 53 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (7.30%) ITIL
10 43 (5.92%) PRINCE2
11 39 (5.37%) Use Case
11 39 (5.37%) ETL
12 38 (5.23%) Data Analysis
13 34 (4.68%) Change Management
13 34 (4.68%) Asset Management
13 34 (4.68%) Waterfall
14 31 (4.27%) Workflow
15 28 (3.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (28.24%) SQL
2 25 (3.44%) PL/SQL
3 22 (3.03%) Java
4 21 (2.89%) VB
5 17 (2.34%) VBA
5 17 (2.34%) C#
6 15 (2.07%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.24%) COBOL
9 7 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.83%) C++
11 5 (0.69%) Korn
12 4 (0.55%) Perl
12 4 (0.55%) JCL
13 3 (0.41%) C
14 2 (0.28%) Python
15 1 (0.14%) AWK
15 1 (0.14%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (5.79%) Degree
2 29 (3.99%) ISEB
3 21 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.52%) MCITP
5 11 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.96%) CCNA
6 7 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.69%) ACCA
7 5 (0.69%) CIMA
8 3 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.41%) PMP
8 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.41%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) CBAP
9 2 (0.28%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.44%) QA
2 12 (1.65%) Solvency II
3 10 (1.38%) EMIR
3 10 (1.38%) SLA
4 8 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.55%) MiFID
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
6 2 (0.28%) DICOM
7 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) FINREP
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.52%) XenApp
5 2 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) WMI
4 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) Kibana
4 1 (0.14%) logstash
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) Cacti
4 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 119 (16.39%) Oracle
2 75 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 51 (7.02%) SAP
4 21 (2.89%) HP
5 19 (2.62%) VMware
6 18 (2.48%) Citrix
6 18 (2.48%) Business Objects
7 14 (1.93%) IBM
8 12 (1.65%) Charles River
9 11 (1.52%) Symantec
9 11 (1.52%) Apple
9 11 (1.52%) Juniper
9 11 (1.52%) EMC
9 11 (1.52%) Sun
9 11 (1.52%) Meru Networks
10 10 (1.38%) Cognos
10 10 (1.38%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.38%) Northgate
11 9 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.24%) Cisco
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