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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 366 362 327
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 277 311 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.59% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 188 257
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Median hourly rate £17.43 £33.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.97% -12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £26.23 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £35.00 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.97 £33.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-52.34% +26.41%

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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 2016.

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 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 236 £395 +5.33% 60
London +2 108 £425 -5.55% 11
South East -1 33 £375 +10.29% 12
Scotland +5 32 £363 -9.37% 6
Edinburgh +22 23 £363 -14.70% 1
City of London -16 22 £475 - 3
Yorkshire +17 20 £425 +13.33% 2
West Midlands +2 20 £344 +5.76% 8
South West +19 16 £375 - 11
East of England +4 15 £388 +3.33% 7
West Yorkshire +13 14 £425 +13.33% 2
North West -1 11 £350 -4.76% 7
Hampshire +24 7 £325 -2.98% 3
Bristol +12 7 £356 - 4
East Midlands -14 7 £325 +18.18% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £350 +14.28% 3
Manchester -3 6 £350 -5.40% 5
Birmingham -6 6 £338 -
Halifax +14 5 £425 +34.92%
Surrey +5 5 £475 +28.81% 4
Hertfordshire 0 5 £425 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £400 +3.22% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £338 +22.72%
Nottingham -7 5 £338 +22.72%
East Sussex +9 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 4 - - 2
Glasgow -2 4 £313 -10.71% 5
Wales -3 4 £450 +80.00%
Peterborough - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £350 -

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 223 (35.91%) Finance
2 145 (23.35%) SQL
3 123 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (19.16%) Systems Analysis
5 71 (11.43%) Banking
5 71 (11.43%) ITIL
6 68 (10.95%) Migration
6 68 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (10.14%) Microsoft
8 59 (9.50%) Oracle
8 59 (9.50%) Business Analysis
9 57 (9.18%) UML
10 54 (8.70%) Retail
11 51 (8.21%) SDLC
12 48 (7.73%) Data Analysis
13 47 (7.57%) Tivoli
14 45 (7.25%) NetIQ
15 42 (6.76%) Data Modelling
16 41 (6.60%) Security Cleared
17 38 (6.12%) SQL Server
17 38 (6.12%) Waterfall
18 36 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
19 34 (5.48%) Java
20 33 (5.31%) Windows
20 33 (5.31%) Degree
20 33 (5.31%) Data Migration
21 32 (5.15%) Service Management
22 31 (4.99%) MS Excel
23 30 (4.83%) Project 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 16 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.97%) CMS
3 6 (0.97%) IIS
3 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
3 6 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.81%) SAS
5 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) CICS
Applications
1 31 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.67%) MS Visio
3 25 (4.03%) MS Office
4 9 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.64%) Mingle
6 3 (0.48%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.97%) Northgate Housing
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.81%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.64%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.48%) Sonata
5 3 (0.48%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.32%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.32%) Summit
6 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.93%) SaaS
2 5 (0.81%) Office 365
3 4 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.48%) IaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.77%) Internet
1 11 (1.77%) WAN
2 10 (1.61%) Firewall
3 8 (1.29%) DHCP
3 8 (1.29%) LAN
4 7 (1.13%) SAN
5 6 (0.97%) DNS
5 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.48%) Intranet
6 3 (0.48%) SMS
7 2 (0.32%) BGP
7 2 (0.32%) HSRP
7 2 (0.32%) OSPF
7 2 (0.32%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.32%) VRRP
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.83%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 16 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.61%) QlikView
6 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.97%) DB2
9 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.64%) Big Data
10 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.64%) MS Access
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.32%) MySQL
11 2 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.77%) JIRA
2 5 (0.81%) Selenium
3 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.32%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.32%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.32%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.32%) Toad
4 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.16%) Xdebug
General
1 223 (35.91%) Finance
2 71 (11.43%) Banking
3 54 (8.70%) Retail
4 24 (3.86%) Law
5 14 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.93%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.61%) Legal
8 9 (1.45%) Back Office
8 9 (1.45%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.29%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.97%) Publishing
11 5 (0.81%) Billing
11 5 (0.81%) Front Office
12 4 (0.64%) Advertising
12 4 (0.64%) Marketing
13 3 (0.48%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.51%) XML
2 15 (2.42%) .NET
3 11 (1.77%) HTML
3 11 (1.77%) Web Services
4 9 (1.45%) J2EE
5 6 (0.97%) SOAP
6 4 (0.64%) XSLT
7 3 (0.48%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.32%) Flash
8 2 (0.32%) HTML5
8 2 (0.32%) JSON
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) DHTML
9 1 (0.16%) Dojo
9 1 (0.16%) Drools
9 1 (0.16%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.16%) Java EE
9 1 (0.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.22%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.09%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.77%) AS400
7 10 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.61%) User Experience
8 9 (1.45%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.29%) EPoS
9 8 (1.29%) Life Science
10 7 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.13%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.13%) NHS
11 6 (0.97%) Derivative
11 6 (0.97%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.81%) Data Conversion
12 5 (0.81%) Equities
12 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.31%) Windows
2 21 (3.38%) Unix
3 19 (3.06%) Linux
4 10 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.64%) AIX
8 4 (0.64%) MVS
9 3 (0.48%) CentOS
9 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (19.16%) Systems Analysis
3 71 (11.43%) ITIL
4 68 (10.95%) Migration
4 68 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (9.50%) Business Analysis
6 57 (9.18%) UML
7 51 (8.21%) SDLC
8 48 (7.73%) Data Analysis
9 42 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 38 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 36 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (5.31%) Data Migration
13 32 (5.15%) Service Management
14 30 (4.83%) Project Management
15 29 (4.67%) ERP
16 27 (4.35%) Test Scripting
16 27 (4.35%) Validation
17 26 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (4.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 145 (23.35%) SQL
2 34 (5.48%) Java
3 20 (3.22%) C
4 19 (3.06%) VB
5 16 (2.58%) C++
6 15 (2.42%) VBA
7 12 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.29%) COBOL
10 7 (1.13%) RPG
11 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.64%) Perl
13 3 (0.48%) JCL
13 3 (0.48%) PHP
13 3 (0.48%) Python
13 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.32%) VC++
14 2 (0.32%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 41 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.31%) Degree
3 25 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.25%) ISEB
5 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CISSP
9 2 (0.32%) CCA
9 2 (0.32%) CCNA
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CLAS
9 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) AAT
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.16%) MCSA
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.06%) QA
1 19 (3.06%) SLA
2 8 (1.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 8 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.29%) MiFID
3 6 (0.97%) GxP
3 6 (0.97%) SEPA
4 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.64%) GAMP
5 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.32%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.48%) XenApp
4 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (7.57%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.13%) SCOM
3 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.97%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.97%) SCCM
4 4 (0.64%) Puppet
5 3 (0.48%) Control-M
5 3 (0.48%) Grafana
5 3 (0.48%) Nagios
5 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.32%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.16%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.50%) Oracle
3 45 (7.25%) NetIQ
4 20 (3.22%) SAP
4 20 (3.22%) VMware
5 18 (2.90%) Cisco
6 11 (1.77%) HP
6 11 (1.77%) Northgate
7 9 (1.45%) Citrix
8 8 (1.29%) Sage
9 7 (1.13%) Capita
9 7 (1.13%) NetApp
10 6 (0.97%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.97%) Symantec
11 5 (0.81%) Infor
12 4 (0.64%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.64%) Casewise
12 4 (0.64%) Kronos
12 4 (0.64%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.64%) Sony
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