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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 267 250 247
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 384 364 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.80% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 234 178
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.18 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £68.30 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +68.75%

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -11 349 £350 -7.28% 113
London -14 132 £370 -9.53% 32
South East +50 127 £400 +6.66% 26
City of London +23 47 £430 - 10
Berkshire +24 44 £348 -17.01% 3
Scotland +6 26 £400 +35.13% 5
Edinburgh +20 23 £400 +59.20% 3
West Sussex -2 22 £400 - 1
North West -23 21 £300 -9.77% 20
East of England 0 20 £220 -41.33% 11
Reading +11 19 £345 -23.33% 1
Hampshire -4 17 £450 +35.23% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £338 -12.90% 3
East Midlands 0 14 £356 +1.78% 3
Manchester -11 14 £300 -7.69% 14
Oxfordshire -7 13 £320 -5.18% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £220 -41.33% 4
Surrey -1 11 £425 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire -6 11 £350 -1.75% 12
West Midlands -9 9 £325 - 4
South West -14 9 £345 +0.72% 5
Northamptonshire -11 7 £363 +23.40%
Cheshire +3 6 £300 -20.00% 4
Sheffield -2 6 £313 -21.87% 2
South Yorkshire -4 6 £313 -21.87% 3
Milton Keynes -5 6 £309 -20.32% 3
Oxford - 6 £405 -
Peterborough +6 5 £220 - 1
Warrington -7 5 £300 - 1
Cambridge +5 4 £210 -44.00% 3

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 251 (33.60%) Finance
2 198 (26.51%) SQL
3 139 (18.61%) Systems Analysis
4 118 (15.80%) Oracle
5 102 (13.65%) Banking
6 100 (13.39%) Microsoft
7 97 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (11.38%) Business Analysis
9 79 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 72 (9.64%) Migration
12 69 (9.24%) Windows
13 64 (8.57%) ITIL
14 58 (7.76%) SQL Server
15 56 (7.50%) Project Management
16 55 (7.36%) .NET
16 55 (7.36%) MS Excel
16 55 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
17 54 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (7.23%) Data Modelling
18 53 (7.10%) UML
19 51 (6.83%) XML
20 47 (6.29%) Retail
21 45 (6.02%) ETL
22 43 (5.76%) Data Analysis
23 42 (5.62%) Management Information System
24 40 (5.35%) HTML
24 40 (5.35%) Degree
25 39 (5.22%) SAP
25 39 (5.22%) PRINCE2

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (3.88%) CMS
2 17 (2.28%) IIS
3 14 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.07%) SAS
8 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.40%) Confluence
9 3 (0.40%) CICS
10 2 (0.27%) Apache
10 2 (0.27%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.27%) Lync
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 55 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.48%) MS Office
3 15 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.80%) MS Project
4 6 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (2.01%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 11 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.20%) Agresso
4 6 (0.80%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.40%) RMDS
6 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.27%) BPCS
7 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.27%) Maximo
7 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.40%) Taleo
2 3 (0.40%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.41%) Firewall
2 13 (1.74%) VPN
3 12 (1.61%) WAN
4 11 (1.47%) Network Security
5 10 (1.34%) Intranet
5 10 (1.34%) VoIP
6 7 (0.94%) DHCP
6 7 (0.94%) LAN
6 7 (0.94%) DNS
7 6 (0.80%) SAN
7 6 (0.80%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.67%) Internet
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.40%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.40%) FTP
10 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.27%) SSL
10 2 (0.27%) Broadband
10 2 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.61%) MS Access
6 12 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.20%) OLAP
8 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.07%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (0.94%) DB2
9 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.80%) Star Schema
10 6 (0.80%) DataStage
10 6 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.07%) JIRA
2 6 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (0.67%) Subversion
3 5 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.40%) Toad
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.27%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.13%) MSI
7 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.13%) Selenium
7 1 (0.13%) Ant
7 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 251 (33.60%) Finance
2 102 (13.65%) Banking
3 47 (6.29%) Retail
4 33 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.41%) Back Office
7 16 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.14%) Advertising
8 14 (1.87%) Automotive
9 13 (1.74%) Front Office
9 13 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.74%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.34%) Marketing
11 9 (1.20%) Publishing
12 6 (0.80%) Legal
12 6 (0.80%) Electronics
12 6 (0.80%) Local Government
13 5 (0.67%) Billing
14 3 (0.40%) Law
15 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.36%) .NET
2 51 (6.83%) XML
3 40 (5.35%) HTML
4 20 (2.68%) Middleware
5 17 (2.28%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (2.01%) HTML5
7 12 (1.61%) CSS
8 11 (1.47%) SOAP
9 7 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.80%) WCF
11 5 (0.67%) Web Services
11 5 (0.67%) XSL
12 4 (0.54%) XSD
12 4 (0.54%) jQuery
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.40%) Ajax
13 3 (0.40%) JSTL
13 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.40%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.68%) Data Structures
4 19 (2.54%) SWIFT
5 16 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.01%) Derivative
6 15 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.61%) Credit Risk
9 11 (1.47%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.20%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.80%) DTV
13 6 (0.80%) iSeries
14 5 (0.67%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.67%) User Experience
14 5 (0.67%) NHS
14 5 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.24%) Windows
2 33 (4.42%) UNIX
3 31 (4.15%) Linux
4 21 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.34%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.67%) AIX
7 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.61%) Systems Analysis
2 85 (11.38%) Business Analysis
3 79 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (9.64%) Migration
6 64 (8.57%) ITIL
7 56 (7.50%) Project Management
8 55 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 54 (7.23%) Data Modelling
9 54 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (7.10%) UML
11 45 (6.02%) ETL
12 43 (5.76%) Data Analysis
13 39 (5.22%) PRINCE2
14 37 (4.95%) Data Migration
15 33 (4.42%) Use Case
16 32 (4.28%) Test Scripting
16 32 (4.28%) Change Management
17 30 (4.02%) Waterfall
18 28 (3.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 198 (26.51%) SQL
2 31 (4.15%) PL/SQL
3 27 (3.61%) C#
4 19 (2.54%) VB
5 18 (2.41%) VBA
6 16 (2.14%) Java
7 12 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.80%) PHP
10 6 (0.80%) Korn
11 5 (0.67%) COBOL
12 4 (0.54%) C++
13 3 (0.40%) C
13 3 (0.40%) Perl
13 3 (0.40%) Python
14 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 40 (5.35%) Degree
2 23 (3.08%) VCP4
3 21 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.68%) ISEB
5 13 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.34%) CCNA
6 10 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.40%) ACCA
8 3 (0.40%) CCNP
8 3 (0.40%) MCSE
8 3 (0.40%) CIMA
9 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CISA
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.68%) Solvency II
2 16 (2.14%) QA
3 14 (1.87%) SLA
4 5 (0.67%) EMIR
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.40%) MiFID
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.27%) HL7
7 2 (0.27%) DICOM
8 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 20 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.54%) SCCM
3 3 (0.40%) Nagios
3 3 (0.40%) Icinga
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.13%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 118 (15.80%) Oracle
2 100 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.22%) SAP
4 16 (2.14%) VMware
5 14 (1.87%) Cisco
6 13 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.47%) Citrix
8 10 (1.34%) HP
8 10 (1.34%) IBM
8 10 (1.34%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.20%) Cognos
9 9 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.94%) Charles River
11 6 (0.80%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.80%) Sybase
11 6 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.80%) Nokia
11 6 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.80%) CODA
12 5 (0.67%) Informatica
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Gold Group
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 525 per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago