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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
UK
Rank 365 357 306
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 246 279 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 168 217
Median daily rate £395 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £17.43 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.20% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £19.10 £14.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £48.50 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-50.20% +47.36%

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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 -20 194 £400 +8.10% 75
London -1 82 £437 +10.99% 21
Scotland +31 37 £363 -6.45% 4
South East +19 37 £400 +23.07% 9
Edinburgh +28 22 £363 -14.70% 1
West Midlands +5 21 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England +7 20 £388 +14.81% 9
City of London -1 19 £395 -7.05% 6
North West +4 11 £350 - 13
Hertfordshire +6 10 £425 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire -1 9 £425 +11.47% 7
Peterborough +4 8 £268 +9.18%
Oxfordshire +1 8 £400 -15.78% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £268 +8.08% 4
Glasgow 0 8 £285 -18.57% 2
West Sussex - 8 £413 - 3
Surrey +17 7 £538 +62.87% 3
West Yorkshire +9 7 £425 +13.33% 4
South West +7 7 £363 +7.01% 7
Birmingham +6 7 £340 - 1
Berkshire +4 6 £288 +15.00% 1
Worthing - 6 £413 - 2
Bristol +10 5 £350 - 5
Coventry - 5 £400 -
Oxford - 5 £350 -
Manchester +4 4 £388 +4.72% 7
East Sussex - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £325 -
Hampshire +12 3 £325 +4.00%
Stirling +6 3 £456 -

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 195 (35.78%) Finance
2 127 (23.30%) SQL
3 100 (18.35%) Systems Analysis
4 94 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (12.84%) Banking
6 66 (12.11%) ITIL
7 60 (11.01%) Oracle
8 59 (10.83%) Microsoft
8 59 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (9.91%) Migration
11 52 (9.54%) Retail
12 49 (8.99%) Business Analysis
13 45 (8.26%) SQL Server
14 44 (8.07%) UML
14 44 (8.07%) Tivoli
15 43 (7.89%) Data Analysis
16 42 (7.71%) NetIQ
17 41 (7.52%) SDLC
18 39 (7.16%) Data Modelling
19 33 (6.06%) ERP
20 31 (5.69%) Service Management
20 31 (5.69%) Security Cleared
20 31 (5.69%) Data Centre
21 30 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 30 (5.50%) Windows
22 29 (5.32%) Waterfall
23 28 (5.14%) MS Excel
24 27 (4.95%) Data Migration
25 26 (4.77%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.10%) CMS
2 6 (1.10%) IIS
3 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.37%) Confluence
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.49%) MS Office
4 11 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 5 (0.92%) MFGPRO
4 4 (0.73%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.73%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.73%) Sonata
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.55%) Infor CloudSuite
5 3 (0.55%) OPENHousing
5 3 (0.55%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.37%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.37%) Summit
6 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.28%) SaaS
3 4 (0.73%) Office 365
4 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.55%) IaaS
4 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.20%) Firewall
2 8 (1.47%) LAN
2 8 (1.47%) WAN
3 7 (1.28%) SAN
4 6 (1.10%) DHCP
4 6 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.92%) Internet
6 4 (0.73%) DNS
6 4 (0.73%) Network Security
7 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.55%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.37%) BGP
8 2 (0.37%) HSRP
8 2 (0.37%) Intranet
8 2 (0.37%) OSPF
8 2 (0.37%) SMS
8 2 (0.37%) VRRP
9 1 (0.18%) GSM
9 1 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.83%) QlikView
9 8 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.10%) DB2
10 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.73%) Big Data
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.37%) Essbase
14 2 (0.37%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 10 (1.83%) JIRA
2 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.37%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.18%) Xdebug
General
1 195 (35.78%) Finance
2 70 (12.84%) Banking
3 52 (9.54%) Retail
4 24 (4.40%) Law
5 12 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.02%) Back Office
7 10 (1.83%) Legal
7 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.10%) Front Office
9 6 (1.10%) Publishing
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 3 (0.55%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.40%) XML
2 21 (3.85%) .NET
3 9 (1.65%) Web Services
4 8 (1.47%) HTML
5 6 (1.10%) SOAP
6 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.92%) J2EE
6 5 (0.92%) XSD
6 5 (0.92%) XSL
7 4 (0.73%) XSLT
8 3 (0.55%) HTML5
9 2 (0.37%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.18%) DHTML
10 1 (0.18%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.18%) FpML
10 1 (0.18%) LAMP
10 1 (0.18%) Middleware
10 1 (0.18%) XHTML
10 1 (0.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.12%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.83%) AS400
6 10 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.65%) Data Extraction
8 8 (1.47%) User Experience
9 7 (1.28%) EPoS
10 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.92%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.92%) Derivative
11 5 (0.92%) Equities
12 4 (0.73%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.73%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.73%) NHS
12 4 (0.73%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.50%) Windows
2 25 (4.59%) Linux
3 18 (3.30%) Unix
4 10 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.65%) AIX
6 6 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.73%) MVS
9 3 (0.55%) CentOS
9 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.35%) Systems Analysis
2 94 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (12.11%) ITIL
4 59 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (9.91%) Migration
6 49 (8.99%) Business Analysis
7 44 (8.07%) UML
8 43 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 41 (7.52%) SDLC
10 39 (7.16%) Data Modelling
11 33 (6.06%) ERP
12 31 (5.69%) Service Management
13 30 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 29 (5.32%) Waterfall
15 27 (4.95%) Data Migration
16 26 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (4.59%) Project Management
17 25 (4.59%) Test Scripting
18 24 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 127 (23.30%) SQL
2 23 (4.22%) Java
3 12 (2.20%) C
3 12 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.20%) VB
4 11 (2.02%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 11 (2.02%) VBA
5 9 (1.65%) C++
6 7 (1.28%) C#
6 7 (1.28%) COBOL
7 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.10%) RPG
8 4 (0.73%) Perl
8 4 (0.73%) Python
8 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.55%) JCL
9 3 (0.55%) PHP
10 2 (0.37%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 31 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.59%) Degree
3 19 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.02%) ISEB
5 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.37%) ACCA
8 2 (0.37%) CIMA
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CBAP
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.18%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.67%) SLA
2 13 (2.39%) QA
3 8 (1.47%) MiFID
4 7 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.55%) GAMP
6 3 (0.55%) GxP
7 2 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.37%) SEPA
7 2 (0.37%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.18%) EMIR
8 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.73%) XenApp
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.55%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (8.07%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.92%) Puppet
3 4 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.55%) Control-M
4 3 (0.55%) Grafana
4 3 (0.55%) Nagios
4 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.55%) SCCM
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) AppManager
6 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 60 (11.01%) Oracle
2 59 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.71%) NetIQ
4 19 (3.49%) SAP
5 18 (3.30%) VMware
6 15 (2.75%) Cisco
7 12 (2.20%) HP
8 8 (1.47%) Citrix
9 6 (1.10%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.10%) Infor
9 6 (1.10%) Orchard
9 6 (1.10%) QAD
9 6 (1.10%) Sage
10 5 (0.92%) Capita
10 5 (0.92%) IBM
10 5 (0.92%) NetApp
10 5 (0.92%) Northgate
11 4 (0.73%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.73%) Casewise
11 4 (0.73%) Kronos
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £275 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £275 - £295 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable & some remote
Posted: Yesterday
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £19.26 to £23.98 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £16 - £21.49 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Washington Frank
Rate: £400 - £401 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: Flexible D.O.E
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Networkers
Rate: £9.31 - £11.30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago