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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 301 275 216
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 322 322 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.66% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.71% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 206 222
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +37.93%

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -40 278 £365 -3.94% 114
London -28 125 £375 -10.12% 44
South East -3 66 £388 +6.89% 33
City of London +4 43 £470 +9.88% 10
Scotland +6 31 £475 +48.90% 6
Edinburgh +7 23 £475 +68.14% 1
Berkshire +6 20 £359 -13.03% 10
South West -8 20 £300 - 10
East of England +10 19 £371 +29.13% 5
North West -12 16 £300 -10.11% 8
Cambridgeshire +1 14 £418 +96.47% 2
Yorkshire -7 14 £375 +7.14% 8
Surrey 0 11 £425 +13.33% 2
Manchester -4 11 £300 +0.84% 4
West Sussex - 11 £381 - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £350 -9.67% 7
Peterborough -1 9 £428 - 1
East Midlands +9 7 £350 +19.14% 1
Hampshire -23 7 £363 +55.08% 9
Reading +7 5 £425 +0.59% 4
Cheshire +5 5 £300 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +1 5 £375 - 7
South Yorkshire 0 5 £400 - 1
Warrington -8 5 £300 -
Glasgow -8 5 £285 -10.65% 3
South Wales -11 5 £350 +1.81% 2
Oxfordshire -12 5 £475 +46.15% 1
West Midlands -13 5 £375 +15.38% 4
Wales -16 5 £350 -3.44% 3
Devon - 5 £175 -

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 259 (37.21%) Finance
2 204 (29.31%) SQL
3 120 (17.24%) Systems Analysis
4 118 (16.95%) Oracle
5 96 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 96 (13.79%) Banking
6 95 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (9.91%) Microsoft
10 64 (9.20%) Migration
11 59 (8.48%) SQL Server
11 59 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 58 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 55 (7.90%) Data Modelling
13 55 (7.90%) Project Management
14 51 (7.33%) UML
15 47 (6.75%) ITIL
15 47 (6.75%) PRINCE2
16 45 (6.47%) ETL
17 44 (6.32%) Retail
18 43 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
18 43 (6.18%) SAP
19 42 (6.03%) Windows
20 41 (5.89%) MS Excel
21 40 (5.75%) Management Information System
22 39 (5.60%) XML
22 39 (5.60%) .NET
23 37 (5.32%) Use Case
24 35 (5.03%) Degree

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (2.73%) CMS
2 14 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.15%) SAS
4 7 (1.01%) IIS
4 7 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.43%) CICS
6 3 (0.43%) Apache
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.29%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.02%) MS Office
3 22 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.01%) MS Project
6 5 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.16%) Markit EDM
2 14 (2.01%) Agresso
3 11 (1.58%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.86%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.57%) CODA-Financials
8 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.43%) RMDS
8 3 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.29%) Maximo
9 2 (0.29%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) Office 365
1 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.29%) Taleo
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.30%) Firewall
2 12 (1.72%) WAN
2 12 (1.72%) VPN
3 9 (1.29%) Network Security
4 7 (1.01%) VoIP
5 6 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (0.86%) Intranet
5 6 (0.86%) SAN
5 6 (0.86%) LAN
6 5 (0.72%) Internet
7 4 (0.57%) FTP
8 3 (0.43%) DSL
9 2 (0.29%) NAS
9 2 (0.29%) LDAP
9 2 (0.29%) SSL
9 2 (0.29%) HTTP
9 2 (0.29%) DNS
9 2 (0.29%) Broadband
9 2 (0.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.58%) Data Mining
5 11 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.44%) OLAP
7 9 (1.29%) MS Access
7 9 (1.29%) DB2
8 8 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.86%) DataStage
10 6 (0.86%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.86%) MySQL
10 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.58%) Toad
2 7 (1.01%) JIRA
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.14%) Ant
7 1 (0.14%) XPEDITER
7 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 259 (37.21%) Finance
2 96 (13.79%) Banking
3 44 (6.32%) Retail
4 33 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.59%) Back Office
7 16 (2.30%) Front Office
7 16 (2.30%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.01%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.01%) Advertising
9 13 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.29%) Legal
10 9 (1.29%) Publishing
10 9 (1.29%) Marketing
11 8 (1.15%) Billing
12 7 (1.01%) Electronics
13 6 (0.86%) Automotive
14 5 (0.72%) Local Government
15 4 (0.57%) Law
16 2 (0.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.60%) XML
1 39 (5.60%) .NET
2 32 (4.60%) HTML
3 16 (2.30%) Middleware
4 12 (1.72%) CSS
5 10 (1.44%) AngularJS
5 10 (1.44%) SOAP
6 9 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (1.29%) HTML5
7 7 (1.01%) FpML
8 6 (0.86%) WCF
9 5 (0.72%) XSL
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.57%) jQuery
10 4 (0.57%) Web Services
11 3 (0.43%) JSP
11 3 (0.43%) Servlets
11 3 (0.43%) XSD
11 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.87%) SWIFT
4 14 (2.01%) Derivative
5 13 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.58%) Reference Data
7 11 (1.58%) Credit Risk
7 11 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.44%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.01%) User Experience
10 6 (0.86%) DTV
10 6 (0.86%) NHS
11 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.57%) iSeries
12 4 (0.57%) Equities
13 3 (0.43%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.03%) Windows
2 29 (4.17%) Linux
3 25 (3.59%) UNIX
4 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.72%) AIX
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.24%) Systems Analysis
2 96 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 79 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (9.20%) Migration
6 59 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 58 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (7.90%) Data Modelling
8 55 (7.90%) Project Management
9 51 (7.33%) UML
10 47 (6.75%) ITIL
10 47 (6.75%) PRINCE2
11 45 (6.47%) ETL
12 37 (5.32%) Use Case
13 33 (4.74%) Data Migration
13 33 (4.74%) Waterfall
14 31 (4.45%) Data Analysis
15 30 (4.31%) Asset Management
16 28 (4.02%) Workflow
16 28 (4.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (29.31%) SQL
2 26 (3.74%) PL/SQL
3 24 (3.45%) C#
4 22 (3.16%) VB
5 20 (2.87%) VBA
6 19 (2.73%) Java
7 15 (2.16%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.72%) COBOL
10 5 (0.72%) Korn
11 4 (0.57%) C++
11 4 (0.57%) PHP
12 3 (0.43%) C
13 2 (0.29%) Perl
13 2 (0.29%) Python
14 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.14%) ABAP
14 1 (0.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 35 (5.03%) Degree
2 30 (4.31%) ISEB
3 17 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.15%) CCNA
5 6 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.72%) ACCA
6 5 (0.72%) CIMA
7 3 (0.43%) PMP
7 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.43%) Siebel Certification
7 3 (0.43%) MCSE
7 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.29%) MCITP
8 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.16%) QA
1 22 (3.16%) Solvency II
2 10 (1.44%) EMIR
3 8 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.01%) SLA
5 4 (0.57%) MiFID
6 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) HL7
7 2 (0.29%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.14%) FINREP
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.14%) Kibana
4 1 (0.14%) logstash
4 1 (0.14%) Cacti
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (16.95%) Oracle
2 69 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.18%) SAP
4 16 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 12 (1.72%) Charles River
5 12 (1.72%) IBM
6 10 (1.44%) Bloomberg
6 10 (1.44%) Cognos
6 10 (1.44%) Cisco
6 10 (1.44%) HP
7 8 (1.15%) Northgate
7 8 (1.15%) VMware
7 8 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.15%) Citrix
8 6 (0.86%) SolarWinds
8 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.86%) Nokia
8 6 (0.86%) CODA
8 6 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.72%) Sybase
London
networx
Salary: PRP
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Good market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: Great rates!!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Logix Resourcing (contract)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £295 - £395 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley
Church International
Rate: £50k-£60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: excellent day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Rate: £26,700 - £36,100 plus PRP
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago