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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 389 283 252
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 274 426 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.77% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 236 290
Median daily rate £384 £361 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £31.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -37.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £26.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -37.98%

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -84 238 £400 +14.28% 61
South East -12 80 £379 +12.37% 5
London -52 76 £475 +11.76% 15
Berkshire -7 32 £379 +16.91% 2
North West +3 31 £300 -9.77% 12
Reading +13 25 £340 +94.28%
Hampshire +15 18 £410 +13.88% 1
Scotland -56 17 £325 -16.66% 9
Manchester -7 16 £351 +0.35% 6
City of London +27 13 £500 +11.11% 7
Edinburgh -20 13 £264 -41.38% 6
Wales +27 12 £388 -8.82%
East Midlands 0 12 £350 -6.66% 4
South Wales +23 11 £375 -11.76%
West Midlands -32 11 £400 -5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £280 -13.84% 2
East of England -34 10 £413 +17.85% 5
South West -11 9 £320 +17.43% 6
Milton Keynes +12 8 - -
Merseyside +4 8 £159 - 3
Hertfordshire +14 7 £413 -2.94% 3
Liverpool -1 7 £130 - 2
East Sussex - 7 £400 -
Newport +20 6 £413 -2.94%
Basingstoke -3 6 £338 -6.25%
West Sussex -12 6 £400 +12.28%
Yorkshire -13 6 £358 +4.37% 5
Leicestershire - 6 £350 - 2
Southampton +20 5 £575 -8.00% 1
Birmingham 0 5 £400 -5.88%

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 162 (28.08%) Finance
2 146 (25.30%) SQL
3 130 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (17.33%) Systems Analysis
5 81 (14.04%) Oracle
6 80 (13.86%) Business Analysis
7 73 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (11.27%) Migration
9 49 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (8.15%) SDLC
10 47 (8.15%) Waterfall
10 47 (8.15%) Banking
11 46 (7.97%) Use Case
11 46 (7.97%) Microsoft
12 43 (7.45%) Project Management
13 41 (7.11%) UML
13 41 (7.11%) User Stories
14 40 (6.93%) Data Protection
15 39 (6.76%) ITIL
15 39 (6.76%) Data Modelling
16 38 (6.59%) Data Analysis
17 37 (6.41%) Retail
18 36 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
19 33 (5.72%) Windows
19 33 (5.72%) MS Excel
19 33 (5.72%) SAP
20 31 (5.37%) SQL Server
20 31 (5.37%) Scrum
20 31 (5.37%) Security Cleared
21 30 (5.20%) MS Visio

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 28 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.91%) CMS
3 11 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.04%) SAS
4 6 (1.04%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.87%) WordPress
6 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.35%) Captiva
7 2 (0.35%) CICS
7 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.35%) Confluence
7 2 (0.35%) Documentum
7 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.20%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.29%) MS Office
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project
5 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Mingle
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.73%) Northgate Housing
2 8 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.52%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.52%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.35%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.35%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.35%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.60%) SaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) Office 365
3 3 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Taleo
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) DNS
2 10 (1.73%) DHCP
3 9 (1.56%) Internet
4 6 (1.04%) Intranet
5 4 (0.69%) ATM
5 4 (0.69%) Firewall
5 4 (0.69%) SSL
5 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.52%) FTP
7 2 (0.35%) LAN
7 2 (0.35%) VPN
7 2 (0.35%) WAN
7 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.17%) 3G
8 1 (0.17%) DSL
8 1 (0.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) SMTP
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (1.73%) MS Access
7 9 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.87%) Big Data
10 5 (0.87%) DB2
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.69%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.52%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (1.73%) JIRA
2 6 (1.04%) Toad
3 4 (0.69%) Selenium
3 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.35%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.17%) Introscope
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) JMeter
6 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 162 (28.08%) Finance
2 47 (8.15%) Banking
3 37 (6.41%) Retail
4 14 (2.43%) Billing
4 14 (2.43%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.08%) Front Office
5 12 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.91%) Law
7 10 (1.73%) Legal
8 9 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.21%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.21%) Marketing
10 5 (0.87%) Automotive
10 5 (0.87%) Back Office
10 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.47%) Web Services
2 18 (3.12%) XML
3 10 (1.73%) .NET
4 7 (1.21%) CSS
4 7 (1.21%) JSON
5 6 (1.04%) SOAP
6 5 (0.87%) Middleware
6 5 (0.87%) XML Schema
7 3 (0.52%) Classic ASP
7 3 (0.52%) HTML
7 3 (0.52%) J2EE
7 3 (0.52%) Java EE
7 3 (0.52%) JSP
8 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.35%) FpML
8 2 (0.35%) JMS
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.35%) REST
8 2 (0.35%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.47%) Data Structures
4 14 (2.43%) User Experience
5 11 (1.91%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.73%) Learning Management System
7 9 (1.56%) NHS
8 8 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.87%) Equities
10 5 (0.87%) Life Science
10 5 (0.87%) Statistics
10 5 (0.87%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.87%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.69%) APACS
11 4 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.72%) Windows
2 19 (3.29%) Linux
3 13 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 13 (2.25%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.21%) Unix
5 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (17.33%) Systems Analysis
3 80 (13.86%) Business Analysis
4 73 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (11.27%) Migration
6 47 (8.15%) SDLC
6 47 (8.15%) Waterfall
7 46 (7.97%) Use Case
8 43 (7.45%) Project Management
9 41 (7.11%) UML
9 41 (7.11%) User Stories
10 40 (6.93%) Data Protection
11 39 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 39 (6.76%) ITIL
12 38 (6.59%) Data Analysis
13 36 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (5.37%) Scrum
15 30 (5.20%) BPMN
16 29 (5.03%) Business Process Mapping
17 26 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 146 (25.30%) SQL
2 20 (3.47%) Java
3 12 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 9 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.56%) VBA
5 8 (1.39%) C#
6 5 (0.87%) C
6 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.69%) COBOL
8 3 (0.52%) Assembly Language
8 3 (0.52%) C++
8 3 (0.52%) JCL
8 3 (0.52%) VB
9 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.35%) Perl
9 2 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) RPG
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.81%) Degree
3 14 (2.43%) ISEB
3 14 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.69%) CCNA
5 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.52%) ACCA
6 3 (0.52%) CIMA
6 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.35%) CCNP
7 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.35%) MCSA
7 2 (0.35%) MCSE
7 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.43%) QA
2 12 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.69%) SLA
6 3 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) EMIR
7 2 (0.35%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.21%) XenApp
3 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.39%) SCOM
2 7 (1.21%) SCCM
3 6 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.35%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (14.04%) Oracle
2 46 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.72%) SAP
4 14 (2.43%) VMware
5 13 (2.25%) Northgate
6 8 (1.39%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.39%) IBM
7 7 (1.21%) Citrix
8 6 (1.04%) Cognos
8 6 (1.04%) JDA
8 6 (1.04%) NetIQ
8 6 (1.04%) Sage
8 6 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.04%) Symantec
9 5 (0.87%) CA
9 5 (0.87%) HP
9 5 (0.87%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.87%) Sun
10 4 (0.69%) Capita
10 4 (0.69%) Orchard
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: negiotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago