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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 266 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 433 470 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.87% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.94% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 291 282
Average daily rate
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£370 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 6
Average hourly rate £20.47 £31.49 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +90.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £27.70 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £53.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +128.57%

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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -47 362 £363 -9.37% 92
London -41 114 £425 - 30
South East -13 91 £350 - 13
Scotland +41 62 £390 +4.00% 5
East of England -10 59 £350 -17.64% 10
Essex +10 42 £350 -8.49% 1
Berkshire +15 33 £338 -20.58% 3
Chelmsford +10 25 £350 +20.68% 1
City of London -27 25 £450 - 7
Glasgow +21 24 £391 +56.50%
North West -41 24 £325 -3.70% 13
Edinburgh +12 22 £450 +20.00% 4
South West +5 22 £273 -22.14% 6
Yorkshire -30 20 £350 -6.66% 6
Hampshire -10 19 £385 +18.46% 3
West Midlands +4 16 £425 +32.81% 9
Dorset +14 15 £188 -46.42%
Bournemouth +12 15 £188 -46.42%
West Yorkshire -11 15 £300 -20.00% 5
Reading +19 13 £175 -26.31% 2
Surrey +3 13 £310 -38.00% 2
Livingston +1 11 £303 -
West Lothian 0 11 £303 -
East Midlands -3 11 £375 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +5 9 £325 -20.73% 2
North Lanarkshire -4 8 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £370 +9.62% 1
Manchester -35 8 £350 +7.69% 7
Nottinghamshire - 8 £375 -
Bedfordshire +9 7 £320 -8.57% 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 287 (33.96%) Finance
2 188 (22.25%) SQL
3 160 (18.93%) Systems Analysis
4 124 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 106 (12.54%) Business Analysis
6 99 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (11.72%) Oracle
7 96 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
8 83 (9.82%) Banking
9 80 (9.47%) Migration
10 75 (8.88%) MS Excel
11 74 (8.76%) Windows
12 66 (7.81%) SDLC
13 65 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 60 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (6.98%) SQL Server
16 57 (6.75%) ITIL
17 56 (6.63%) Data Modelling
18 53 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (6.15%) Test Scripting
20 51 (6.04%) .NET
21 49 (5.80%) Telecoms
21 49 (5.80%) Project Management
21 49 (5.80%) Data Analysis
22 48 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
23 47 (5.56%) UML
24 45 (5.33%) Use Case
25 43 (5.09%) CRM
26 41 (4.85%) Change Management
26 41 (4.85%) Retail

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (2.60%) IIS
2 19 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.66%) CMS
5 12 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.07%) SAS
7 9 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.95%) Confluence
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) Documentum
10 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 75 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.26%) MS Office
3 22 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.71%) MS Project
7 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.95%) CODA-Financials
3 7 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.71%) SunGard AvantGard
4 6 (0.71%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.59%) Agresso
6 4 (0.47%) BPCS
6 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.36%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.36%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.24%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.24%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.24%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.83%) SaaS
4 4 (0.47%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.47%) Office 365
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.01%) Intranet
2 15 (1.78%) Internet
3 11 (1.30%) DNS
4 10 (1.18%) DHCP
5 8 (0.95%) VoIP
5 8 (0.95%) Firewall
6 7 (0.83%) SAN
7 6 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.71%) VPN
8 5 (0.59%) LAN
8 5 (0.59%) Wireless
9 4 (0.47%) VLAN
9 4 (0.47%) WLAN
9 4 (0.47%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.36%) Network Security
10 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.24%) SSH
11 2 (0.24%) FTP
11 2 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.13%) MS Access
6 14 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.07%) QlikView
10 9 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.95%) Essbase
12 7 (0.83%) Star Schema
13 6 (0.71%) DB2
14 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.66%) JIRA
2 13 (1.54%) Axure RP
3 11 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (0.83%) Subversion
5 5 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.36%) Toad
7 3 (0.36%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.24%) PeopleTools
8 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.12%) MSI
9 1 (0.12%) JMeter
9 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 287 (33.96%) Finance
2 83 (9.82%) Banking
3 49 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.85%) Retail
5 23 (2.72%) Billing
6 20 (2.37%) Automotive
7 15 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.42%) Advertising
10 10 (1.18%) Marketing
11 9 (1.07%) Legal
12 7 (0.83%) Front Office
13 6 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.71%) Local Government
14 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.59%) Back Office
14 5 (0.59%) Law
14 5 (0.59%) Publishing
15 4 (0.47%) Electronics
15 4 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.04%) .NET
2 36 (4.26%) XML
3 29 (3.43%) HTML
4 13 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 12 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (1.30%) Middleware
6 11 (1.30%) Web Services
6 11 (1.30%) HTML5
7 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.59%) COM
8 5 (0.59%) CSS
8 5 (0.59%) Gherkin
8 5 (0.59%) RESTful
9 4 (0.47%) JSON
9 4 (0.47%) SOAP
9 4 (0.47%) J2EE
9 4 (0.47%) XSD
10 3 (0.36%) Ajax
10 3 (0.36%) JSP
10 3 (0.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 22 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 15 (1.78%) User Experience
6 14 (1.66%) Derivative
6 14 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.54%) NHS
8 10 (1.18%) GIS
9 9 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.95%) SWIFT
10 8 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.83%) iSeries
12 6 (0.71%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.71%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.76%) Windows
2 24 (2.84%) UNIX
3 22 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 16 (1.89%) Linux
5 14 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.07%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.47%) Android
8 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.47%) AIX
9 3 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) VME
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (18.93%) Systems Analysis
2 106 (12.54%) Business Analysis
3 99 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (9.47%) Migration
5 66 (7.81%) SDLC
6 65 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 60 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (6.75%) ITIL
9 56 (6.63%) Data Modelling
10 53 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (6.15%) Test Scripting
12 49 (5.80%) Data Analysis
12 49 (5.80%) Project Management
13 47 (5.56%) UML
14 45 (5.33%) Use Case
15 43 (5.09%) CRM
16 41 (4.85%) Change Management
17 38 (4.50%) System Testing
18 34 (4.02%) ERP
18 34 (4.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 188 (22.25%) SQL
2 25 (2.96%) C#
3 22 (2.60%) Java
3 22 (2.60%) VBA
4 19 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.30%) LINC
8 9 (1.07%) VB
9 8 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.59%) PHP
11 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.47%) VBScript
11 4 (0.47%) RPG
12 3 (0.36%) COBOL
12 3 (0.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (0.36%) Prolog
13 2 (0.24%) Korn
13 2 (0.24%) C++
14 1 (0.12%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.43%) Degree
3 23 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.49%) ISEB
5 9 (1.07%) CIMA
6 8 (0.95%) ACCA
7 7 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.59%) HND
10 3 (0.36%) CCNP
10 3 (0.36%) CCNA
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CISM
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) MCSE
11 2 (0.24%) MOS
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) MCITP
12 1 (0.12%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.08%) QA
2 12 (1.42%) SLA
3 8 (0.95%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) GAAP
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) EMIR
6 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.71%) vSphere
4 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.36%) XenApp
5 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.24%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.59%) Icinga
2 5 (0.59%) Nagios
2 5 (0.59%) SCCM
3 3 (0.36%) OpenView
4 2 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Netcool
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 124 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 99 (11.72%) Oracle
3 25 (2.96%) SAP
3 25 (2.96%) VMware
4 24 (2.84%) Cognos
5 18 (2.13%) CODA
6 17 (2.01%) PeopleSoft
7 16 (1.89%) HP
8 15 (1.78%) Citrix
9 12 (1.42%) Unisys
9 12 (1.42%) Hyperion
10 11 (1.30%) Cisco
11 10 (1.18%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.07%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.95%) IBM
13 8 (0.95%) Capita
14 7 (0.83%) Northgate
14 7 (0.83%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.71%) SunGard
15 6 (0.71%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day £300 - 400+ dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
University of Winchester
Rate: £24,775 to £30,434 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sidmouth, Devon
Strata
Posted: 8 days ago
Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, South West
East Devon Disctrict Council
Rate: £30,178 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
University of Winchester
Rate: £24,775 to £30,434 per annum plus benefits
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Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council
Rate: From £25,050 to £29,937 per annum (initial salary)
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