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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 247 255 241
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 483 425 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 260 255
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 6
Average hourly rate £20.47 £31.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.97% +39.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £21.62 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £45.70 £31.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-44.42% +37.25%

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -12 411 £365 -2.66% 106
London -18 125 £405 -3.97% 33
South East +18 110 £350 - 14
East of England +12 65 £350 -17.64% 9
Scotland +35 63 £395 +5.33% 8
Berkshire +36 47 £358 -14.62% 2
Essex +15 44 £350 +9.37% 1
North West -28 30 £325 -3.70% 10
City of London -16 29 £445 -0.50% 7
Glasgow +28 27 £390 +56.00% 1
East Midlands +7 24 £350 +29.62% 8
Hampshire +4 23 £400 +18.51% 5
Edinburgh +2 23 £475 +26.66% 6
Chelmsford +3 22 £350 +20.68%
West Midlands +8 18 £425 +32.81% 6
Reading +9 17 £339 -15.31% 1
South West +3 17 £273 -16.15% 12
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £300 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -37 16 £338 -9.09% 8
Cheshire +10 14 £325 -20.73% 4
Surrey +5 13 £310 -21.51% 1
West Yorkshire -27 13 £338 -10.00% 7
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £325 +20.37% 2
Nottingham +2 11 £325 +20.37% 2
Dorset +8 10 £188 -46.42%
Bournemouth +7 10 £188 -46.42%
Milton Keynes -17 10 £300 -11.11% 1
Warrington - 10 £325 - 3
Manchester -37 9 £344 +5.76% 2
North Lanarkshire -1 8 - -

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 310 (34.14%) Finance
2 197 (21.70%) SQL
3 161 (17.73%) Systems Analysis
4 120 (13.22%) Business Analysis
5 119 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 115 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
8 101 (11.12%) Oracle
9 90 (9.91%) Banking
10 89 (9.80%) Migration
11 76 (8.37%) MS Excel
11 76 (8.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 75 (8.26%) Windows
13 71 (7.82%) SDLC
14 63 (6.94%) ITIL
14 63 (6.94%) Data Modelling
15 62 (6.83%) SQL Server
16 60 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
17 57 (6.28%) ERP
17 57 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (6.06%) Data Analysis
19 54 (5.95%) Test Scripting
19 54 (5.95%) Use Case
20 53 (5.84%) CRM
21 52 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
21 52 (5.73%) Project Management
22 51 (5.62%) Change Management
23 50 (5.51%) Telecoms
24 47 (5.18%) .NET
25 46 (5.07%) Retail

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (2.31%) IIS
2 19 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.76%) CMS
5 12 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.88%) Confluence
10 6 (0.66%) SAS
11 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.22%) Drupal
12 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.11%) Lync
12 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 76 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.07%) MS Office
3 25 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.66%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 15 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.88%) CODA-Financials
3 6 (0.66%) SunGard AvantGard
4 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.44%) BPCS
5 4 (0.44%) Agresso
5 4 (0.44%) OPENHousing
5 4 (0.44%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.33%) Aareon QL
6 3 (0.33%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.33%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.22%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.88%) SaaS
3 4 (0.44%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.20%) Internet
2 18 (1.98%) Intranet
3 10 (1.10%) DNS
4 9 (0.99%) DHCP
5 8 (0.88%) Firewall
6 7 (0.77%) VoIP
7 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.66%) VPN
7 6 (0.66%) SAN
8 5 (0.55%) Wireless
8 5 (0.55%) LAN
9 4 (0.44%) WLAN
9 4 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.44%) VLAN
10 2 (0.22%) Network Security
10 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.22%) SSH
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.22%) FTP
10 2 (0.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (1.87%) MS Access
4 17 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.21%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.10%) QlikView
10 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.88%) Essbase
12 6 (0.66%) DB2
12 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.55%) Star Schema
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.76%) JIRA
2 13 (1.43%) Axure RP
3 9 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (0.77%) Toad
5 6 (0.66%) Subversion
5 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.33%) PeopleTools
8 3 (0.33%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.22%) Selenium
9 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.11%) JMeter
10 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 310 (34.14%) Finance
2 90 (9.91%) Banking
3 50 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 46 (5.07%) Retail
5 27 (2.97%) Billing
6 20 (2.20%) Automotive
7 18 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.65%) Marketing
10 11 (1.21%) Legal
11 10 (1.10%) Advertising
12 8 (0.88%) Front Office
13 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.55%) Back Office
14 5 (0.55%) Local Government
14 5 (0.55%) Military
15 4 (0.44%) Law
15 4 (0.44%) Publishing
16 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.18%) .NET
2 35 (3.85%) XML
3 22 (2.42%) HTML
4 12 (1.32%) Middleware
5 11 (1.21%) Web Services
6 7 (0.77%) AngularJS
6 7 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (0.66%) HTML5
7 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.55%) COM
8 5 (0.55%) SOAP
8 5 (0.55%) RESTful
8 5 (0.55%) Gherkin
9 4 (0.44%) JSON
9 4 (0.44%) Java EE 5
9 4 (0.44%) J2EE
10 3 (0.33%) CSS
10 3 (0.33%) XSD
10 3 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.64%) Data Structures
4 22 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 16 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.65%) Derivative
6 15 (1.65%) User Experience
7 12 (1.32%) NHS
8 11 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.10%) GIS
10 9 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.99%) Credit Risk
10 9 (0.99%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.77%) iSeries
13 6 (0.66%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.66%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.26%) Windows
2 26 (2.86%) UNIX
3 23 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (2.20%) Linux
5 16 (1.76%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.66%) AIX
9 4 (0.44%) Solaris
9 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) VME
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (17.73%) Systems Analysis
2 120 (13.22%) Business Analysis
3 115 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (9.80%) Migration
5 76 (8.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 71 (7.82%) SDLC
7 63 (6.94%) ITIL
7 63 (6.94%) Data Modelling
8 60 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (6.28%) ERP
9 57 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (6.06%) Data Analysis
11 54 (5.95%) Use Case
11 54 (5.95%) Test Scripting
12 53 (5.84%) CRM
13 52 (5.73%) Project Management
14 51 (5.62%) Change Management
15 43 (4.74%) User Stories
16 42 (4.63%) UML
17 35 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (21.70%) SQL
2 22 (2.42%) Java
3 19 (2.09%) C#
4 18 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 17 (1.87%) VBA
6 16 (1.76%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.21%) LINC
8 10 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.99%) VB
10 7 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.44%) RPG
13 3 (0.33%) VBScript
13 3 (0.33%) Python
13 3 (0.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 3 (0.33%) Perl
13 3 (0.33%) COBOL
13 3 (0.33%) Prolog
14 2 (0.22%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 35 (3.85%) Degree
3 26 (2.86%) ISEB
4 22 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.20%) CIMA
6 12 (1.32%) CCAB
6 12 (1.32%) CIPFA
6 12 (1.32%) AAT
7 10 (1.10%) ACCA
8 8 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.55%) HND
11 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.22%) CISM
12 2 (0.22%) MOS
12 2 (0.22%) CISSP
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.86%) QA
2 12 (1.32%) SLA
3 9 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) EMIR
5 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) GAAP
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.66%) vSphere
4 5 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.33%) XenApp
6 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.22%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.55%) Icinga
2 5 (0.55%) Nagios
3 3 (0.33%) OpenView
3 3 (0.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Netcool
5 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.11%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 119 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 101 (11.12%) Oracle
3 27 (2.97%) SAP
4 26 (2.86%) VMware
5 25 (2.75%) Cognos
6 18 (1.98%) HP
7 17 (1.87%) Hyperion
7 17 (1.87%) CODA
8 16 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
9 15 (1.65%) Citrix
10 12 (1.32%) Unisys
11 11 (1.21%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.10%) Capita
12 10 (1.10%) Cisco
13 9 (0.99%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (0.88%) Thunderhead
14 8 (0.88%) Northgate
15 6 (0.66%) Civica
15 6 (0.66%) SunGard
Luton, Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
DCS Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £330.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
Rate: £25,050 and £29,937 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council
Rate: From £25,050 to £29,937 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Cobalt Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago