The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 244 238 256
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 419 407 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.80% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.86% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 259 220
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Average hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £13.90 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £30.85 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+37.25% +64.51%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -2 377 £381 +1.66% 95
London -29 148 £425 +1.19% 36
South East -21 70 £350 - 21
East of England +2 52 £425 +21.42% 9
City of London +3 50 £450 +7.14% 17
North West +27 40 £338 -3.57% 5
Yorkshire +29 31 £371 +41.42% 8
Manchester +26 29 £325 +0.38% 3
Scotland -31 24 £375 +13.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £338 - 1
Milton Keynes +19 21 £338 -
Hampshire -14 20 £338 +3.05% 1
Essex +15 19 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire +13 19 £375 +42.85% 4
Suffolk -2 19 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire -13 17 £419 +11.66% 5
Ipswich +4 16 £438 +2.94% 1
South West -18 16 £325 +15.04% 6
Edinburgh -25 15 £375 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -15 13 £320 -1.53% 3
Leeds +10 11 £375 +36.36% 3
Wales -14 8 £388 +34.08% 4
South Wales -16 8 £388 -13.88% 2
Bristol - 7 £325 - 2
Basingstoke +13 6 £120 -58.62%
East Midlands 0 6 £270 -40.98% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £269 -28.33%
Surrey -13 6 £395 +12.85% 7
Glasgow -13 5 £250 -16.66% 2
Birmingham +4 4 £320 +6.66%

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 254 (28.57%) Finance
2 191 (21.48%) SQL
3 189 (21.26%) Systems Analysis
4 152 (17.10%) Business Analysis
5 113 (12.71%) Oracle
6 112 (12.60%) UML
7 100 (11.25%) Data Analysis
8 98 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 93 (10.46%) Banking
9 93 (10.46%) SQL Server
10 92 (10.35%) Microsoft
11 88 (9.90%) Project Management
12 81 (9.11%) Use Case
13 80 (9.00%) Management Information System
13 80 (9.00%) ITIL
14 76 (8.55%) MS Excel
15 64 (7.20%) Windows
16 62 (6.97%) Degree
16 62 (6.97%) Test Scripting
17 58 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
18 57 (6.41%) CRM
19 55 (6.19%) MS Visio
19 55 (6.19%) SAP
20 54 (6.07%) Migration
21 52 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
22 50 (5.62%) Data Modelling
23 49 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
24 48 (5.40%) Retail
24 48 (5.40%) Waterfall
25 47 (5.29%) Data Warehouse

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 32 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.67%) Confluence
8 5 (0.56%) SAS
9 4 (0.45%) IIS
9 4 (0.45%) Apache
10 3 (0.34%) CICS
10 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.34%) Lync
11 2 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.22%) CMS
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 46 (5.17%) MS Office
4 25 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.35%) Agresso
2 12 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.01%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (1.01%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.67%) Cognos Controller
5 5 (0.56%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.56%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.45%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.34%) Maximo
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.01%) SaaS
2 4 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.91%) Internet
2 16 (1.80%) DNS
3 15 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.69%) SAN
4 14 (1.57%) Intranet
5 10 (1.12%) Wireless
5 10 (1.12%) DHCP
5 10 (1.12%) HTTP
6 7 (0.79%) WAN
6 7 (0.79%) Firewall
7 6 (0.67%) DSL
7 6 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.45%) LDAP
8 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.45%) MPLS
8 4 (0.45%) HSRP
8 4 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.34%) VLAN
9 3 (0.34%) OSPF
9 3 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.25%) DB2
5 19 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.02%) MS Access
7 17 (1.91%) EDRMS
8 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.01%) Data Mart
12 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (0.56%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (0.79%) JIRA
2 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (0.45%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.45%) RequisitePro
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.22%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.11%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.11%) Toad
6 1 (0.11%) MSTest
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 254 (28.57%) Finance
2 93 (10.46%) Banking
3 48 (5.40%) Retail
4 40 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.14%) Marketing
7 18 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.57%) Front Office
9 13 (1.46%) Advertising
10 12 (1.35%) Legal
10 12 (1.35%) General Ledger
10 12 (1.35%) Billing
11 9 (1.01%) Back Office
12 8 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.79%) Publishing
14 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.45%) Military
15 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.45%) Electronics
16 3 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.29%) .NET
2 28 (3.15%) XML
3 18 (2.02%) Middleware
4 15 (1.69%) HTML
5 14 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.46%) J2EE
7 10 (1.12%) CSS
7 10 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (1.01%) Web Services
9 7 (0.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.67%) JRules
10 6 (0.67%) FpML
10 6 (0.67%) Drools
11 5 (0.56%) HTML5
11 5 (0.56%) MDX
12 4 (0.45%) jQuery
12 4 (0.45%) SOAP
12 4 (0.45%) XSD
13 3 (0.34%) EDI
13 3 (0.34%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.00%) Management Information System
2 27 (3.04%) Mainframe
3 19 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.91%) Credit Risk
5 16 (1.80%) Derivative
6 10 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 10 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.12%) AS400
7 8 (0.90%) FMCG
8 7 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 7 (0.79%) CMDB
9 6 (0.67%) EPoS
9 6 (0.67%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.67%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.56%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.56%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.56%) SCORM
10 5 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.20%) Windows
2 30 (3.37%) UNIX
3 22 (2.47%) Linux
4 21 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.35%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.56%) Solaris
11 3 (0.34%) AIX
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (21.26%) Systems Analysis
2 152 (17.10%) Business Analysis
3 112 (12.60%) UML
4 100 (11.25%) Data Analysis
5 98 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 88 (9.90%) Project Management
7 81 (9.11%) Use Case
8 80 (9.00%) ITIL
9 62 (6.97%) Test Scripting
10 58 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (6.41%) CRM
12 54 (6.07%) Migration
13 52 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (5.62%) Data Modelling
15 49 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (5.40%) Waterfall
17 46 (5.17%) ERP
17 46 (5.17%) Data Management
18 43 (4.84%) Scrum
18 43 (4.84%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 191 (21.48%) SQL
2 40 (4.50%) Java
3 23 (2.59%) PL/SQL
4 18 (2.02%) VBA
5 16 (1.80%) C#
5 16 (1.80%) COBOL
6 14 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.12%) C
8 9 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.01%) VB
9 8 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 8 (0.90%) JCL
9 8 (0.90%) Scala
10 6 (0.67%) Perl
10 6 (0.67%) PHP
11 5 (0.56%) ABAP
12 3 (0.34%) C++
12 3 (0.34%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (6.97%) Degree
2 28 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.25%) ISEB
5 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.12%) MCITP
7 8 (0.90%) CBAP
8 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.34%) CCA
9 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CISM
11 1 (0.11%) MCDST
11 1 (0.11%) CISSP
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCP
11 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.06%) QA
2 10 (1.12%) SLA
3 9 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.45%) Basel II
5 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.22%) COREP
7 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.35%) XenApp
4 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.24%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.45%) Control-M
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
4 3 (0.34%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.22%) SCSM
5 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.22%) SCOM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.11%) WMI
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 113 (12.71%) Oracle
2 92 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.19%) SAP
4 28 (3.15%) IBM
5 23 (2.59%) Cognos
6 22 (2.47%) HP
7 21 (2.36%) Business Objects
7 21 (2.36%) Northgate
8 16 (1.80%) VMware
9 14 (1.57%) Citrix
10 13 (1.46%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.35%) EMC
12 11 (1.24%) Remedy
13 10 (1.12%) Symantec
13 10 (1.12%) Meru Networks
13 10 (1.12%) Juniper
13 10 (1.12%) Apple
13 10 (1.12%) Sun
14 9 (1.01%) ComArch
15 8 (0.90%) Teradata
City, London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Rate: £340 to £360 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
London
Henderson Scott
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Rate: From £29,529 to £32,073 per annum (Grade G)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £350 to £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £180.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Venturi
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £16000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £22.41 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Hove, Brighton, East Sussex
Brighton & Hove City Council
Rate: £24,892 - £28,922
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.26 - £23.98 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: Excellent!
Posted: 25 days ago