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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 418 299 259
Rank change year-on-year
-119 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 250 397 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.73% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.77% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 228 255
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.67% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -40.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.18 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -44.44%

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 -103 227 £375 - 71
London -60 78 £450 +5.88% 14
South East -28 71 £353 +0.71% 14
North West +6 25 £300 -7.69% 13
Berkshire -8 24 £340 +0.74% 4
Reading +3 20 £340 +32.68%
Manchester -3 15 £120 -63.07% 4
City of London +23 14 £500 +8.10% 2
Hampshire -6 13 £418 +9.50% 3
South West -16 13 £320 +70.66% 3
East of England -19 12 £413 +17.85% 8
Wales +15 10 £406 -4.41%
Yorkshire -7 10 £347 +3.58% 7
Basingstoke -10 10 £425 +18.05% 1
Scotland -44 10 £351 +0.17% 5
South Wales +10 9 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands -14 9 £340 +4.61% 6
Hertfordshire +8 8 £413 -17.50% 3
West Sussex -24 8 £238 -40.62%
Buckinghamshire +14 7 - - 1
East Midlands +3 7 £325 -19.25%
Wiltshire +2 7 £310 -22.50% 1
West Yorkshire -9 7 £349 +7.23% 4
Edinburgh -10 7 £306 -31.94% 3
Surrey -14 7 £460 +31.42% 2
Milton Keynes +8 6 - -
Horsham - 6 £238 -
Newport +24 5 £413 -2.94%
Oxfordshire +2 5 £200 -13.04% 3
Oxford -1 5 £200 -13.04% 1

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 157 (28.09%) Finance
2 134 (23.97%) SQL
3 104 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (16.10%) Oracle
5 85 (15.21%) Systems Analysis
6 73 (13.06%) Business Analysis
7 65 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (9.30%) Migration
9 51 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (8.94%) SDLC
10 50 (8.94%) Use Case
11 46 (8.23%) Banking
12 45 (8.05%) Project Management
12 45 (8.05%) Data Modelling
12 45 (8.05%) Microsoft
13 41 (7.33%) Waterfall
14 39 (6.98%) Windows
14 39 (6.98%) Retail
15 37 (6.62%) User Stories
15 37 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (6.62%) ITIL
16 36 (6.44%) Data Analysis
17 35 (6.26%) UML
17 35 (6.26%) SQL Server
18 34 (6.08%) MS Excel
19 33 (5.90%) Data Protection
20 29 (5.19%) SAP
21 28 (5.01%) MS Visio
21 28 (5.01%) ISEB
21 28 (5.01%) Management Information System

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 25 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.15%) Confluence
2 12 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.97%) CMS
4 9 (1.61%) SAS
5 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.89%) WordPress
7 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.72%) IIS
8 3 (0.54%) Captiva
8 3 (0.54%) Documentum
8 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (0.36%) CICS
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.36%) JBoss
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.01%) MS Visio
3 23 (4.11%) MS Office
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.89%) MS Project
5 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.97%) Northgate Housing
2 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (0.54%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.36%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.15%) SaaS
2 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) Taleo
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.79%) DNS
2 7 (1.25%) DHCP
2 7 (1.25%) Intranet
2 7 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.07%) Internet
4 5 (0.89%) Firewall
5 4 (0.72%) ATM
5 4 (0.72%) SSL
6 3 (0.54%) FTP
7 2 (0.36%) MVNO
7 2 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) 4G
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) SMTP
8 1 (0.18%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.97%) Data Mining
5 11 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (1.79%) MS Access
7 9 (1.61%) Big Data
8 8 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.07%) DB2
10 6 (1.07%) QlikView
11 5 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.72%) GIS
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.54%) Essbase
13 3 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (3.40%) JIRA
2 7 (1.25%) Toad
3 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.36%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) Introscope
4 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) JMeter
4 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 157 (28.09%) Finance
2 46 (8.23%) Banking
3 39 (6.98%) Retail
4 14 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.97%) Billing
6 11 (1.97%) Front Office
6 11 (1.97%) Legal
7 9 (1.61%) Law
8 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.43%) Marketing
9 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.89%) Automotive
10 5 (0.89%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.94%) Web Services
2 12 (2.15%) XML
3 9 (1.61%) .NET
4 7 (1.25%) CSS
4 7 (1.25%) Dojo
4 7 (1.25%) JSON
5 6 (1.07%) SOAP
6 5 (0.89%) Drools
6 5 (0.89%) Middleware
7 4 (0.72%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.54%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.36%) FpML
9 2 (0.36%) Java EE
9 2 (0.36%) JMS
9 2 (0.36%) JSP
9 2 (0.36%) REST
9 2 (0.36%) RESTful
9 2 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.04%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.15%) User Experience
6 10 (1.79%) Learning Management System
7 9 (1.61%) NHS
8 6 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.07%) Statistics
9 5 (0.89%) Equities
9 5 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.72%) CMDB
10 4 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.72%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.72%) Informatics
10 4 (0.72%) iPad
10 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.98%) Windows
2 25 (4.47%) Linux
3 20 (3.58%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.89%) Unix
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (15.21%) Systems Analysis
3 73 (13.06%) Business Analysis
4 65 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (9.30%) Migration
6 50 (8.94%) SDLC
6 50 (8.94%) Use Case
7 45 (8.05%) Data Modelling
7 45 (8.05%) Project Management
8 41 (7.33%) Waterfall
9 37 (6.62%) ITIL
9 37 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (6.62%) User Stories
10 36 (6.44%) Data Analysis
11 35 (6.26%) UML
12 33 (5.90%) Data Protection
13 27 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (4.47%) BPMN
15 24 (4.29%) Change Management
16 23 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.97%) SQL
2 16 (2.86%) Java
3 11 (1.97%) PL/SQL
4 10 (1.79%) C#
5 8 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.72%) C
6 4 (0.72%) COBOL
6 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.72%) VB
6 4 (0.72%) VBA
7 3 (0.54%) Assembly Language
7 3 (0.54%) JCL
7 3 (0.54%) Python
8 2 (0.36%) C++
8 2 (0.36%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.36%) Perl
8 2 (0.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.18%) Tcl
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (5.01%) ISEB
2 27 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.47%) Degree
4 15 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.72%) ACCA
8 4 (0.72%) CCNA
8 4 (0.72%) CIMA
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.72%) MCSA
8 4 (0.72%) MCSE
9 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) MCP
10 2 (0.36%) CCNP
10 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.76%) QA
2 14 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.72%) SLA
5 3 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) RMADS
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.72%) XenApp
5 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
1 5 (0.89%) SCCM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (0.72%) SCOM
3 3 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.36%) Cacti
4 2 (0.36%) Control-M
4 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.36%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (16.10%) Oracle
2 45 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.19%) SAP
4 16 (2.86%) VMware
5 11 (1.97%) Northgate
6 9 (1.61%) IBM
7 8 (1.43%) Cognos
7 8 (1.43%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.25%) Symantec
9 6 (1.07%) JDA
9 6 (1.07%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.89%) BMC
10 5 (0.89%) Cisco
10 5 (0.89%) Citrix
10 5 (0.89%) Orchard
11 4 (0.72%) Capita
11 4 (0.72%) HP
11 4 (0.72%) NetApp
12 3 (0.54%) Sage
12 3 (0.54%) Sun
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago