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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 373 265 270
Rank change year-on-year
-108 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 303 486 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 288 260
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.47 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -33.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.98 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £22.40 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.82% -44.42%

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 -110 267 £400 +9.58% 65
South East -13 86 £400 +14.28% 13
London -42 78 £440 +8.64% 15
Berkshire -11 37 £433 +27.20% 3
North West +9 35 £375 +15.38% 8
Reading +9 23 £406 +19.70% 2
Hampshire -1 20 £450 +12.50% 1
Scotland -44 19 £333 -15.66%
Manchester +6 17 £391 +13.81% 4
Edinburgh -4 17 £308 -35.26%
East Midlands -13 15 £350 - 7
West Midlands -36 15 £350 -17.64% 5
Yorkshire -3 14 £440 +30.37% 8
South West -4 13 £330 +21.10% 1
West Yorkshire -2 11 £400 +18.51% 8
City of London +28 9 £393 -11.84% 6
South Wales +24 9 £363 +52.63% 1
Wales +21 9 £363 +52.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £280 -6.66% 1
Leeds -1 8 £500 +36.98% 4
East of England -34 8 £395 +12.85% 7
Milton Keynes +15 7 - -
Leicestershire +12 7 £350 +211.11% 3
Leicester +4 7 £350 - 3
West Sussex -3 7 £400 - 2
East Sussex - 7 £400 - 1
Southampton - 7 £550 -
Basingstoke +6 6 £338 -4.92%
Merseyside +3 6 £281 -
Wiltshire 0 6 £350 +9.37%

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 163 (26.99%) Finance
2 154 (25.50%) SQL
3 149 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (17.88%) Systems Analysis
5 80 (13.25%) Oracle
5 80 (13.25%) Business Analysis
6 72 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (10.93%) Migration
8 61 (10.10%) SDLC
9 56 (9.27%) Waterfall
10 54 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (8.94%) Microsoft
11 53 (8.77%) UML
12 49 (8.11%) Banking
13 48 (7.95%) Data Protection
14 46 (7.62%) Project Management
15 45 (7.45%) Data Modelling
16 43 (7.12%) Data Analysis
17 39 (6.46%) Security Cleared
18 37 (6.13%) Business Process Mapping
18 37 (6.13%) User Stories
18 37 (6.13%) Retail
18 37 (6.13%) MS Visio
18 37 (6.13%) ITIL
19 36 (5.96%) Use Case
20 34 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
20 34 (5.63%) Windows
20 34 (5.63%) Java
21 33 (5.46%) Scrum
22 32 (5.30%) BPMN

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 27 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.15%) CMS
4 11 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.83%) SAS
6 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.83%) WordPress
7 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.50%) CICS
8 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.33%) Captiva
9 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.33%) Documentum
9 2 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (6.13%) MS Visio
2 32 (5.30%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.15%) MS Office
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
5 4 (0.66%) Mingle
5 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Northgate Housing
2 8 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.50%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.15%) SaaS
2 5 (0.83%) Office 365
3 4 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.99%) DNS
2 11 (1.82%) Internet
3 10 (1.66%) DHCP
4 6 (0.99%) Intranet
4 6 (0.99%) WAN
5 4 (0.66%) ATM
6 3 (0.50%) LAN
7 2 (0.33%) Firewall
7 2 (0.33%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.17%) 3G
8 1 (0.17%) 4G
8 1 (0.17%) DSL
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.15%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.32%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.49%) DB2
7 8 (1.32%) MS Access
7 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.83%) Big Data
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.50%) Essbase
12 3 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.66%) JIRA
2 8 (1.32%) Toad
3 6 (0.99%) Selenium
4 4 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.33%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.17%) Xdebug
General
1 163 (26.99%) Finance
2 49 (8.11%) Banking
3 37 (6.13%) Retail
4 17 (2.81%) Billing
5 15 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.99%) Law
7 11 (1.82%) Front Office
7 11 (1.82%) Legal
8 10 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.49%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.99%) Marketing
13 5 (0.83%) Automotive
13 5 (0.83%) Back Office
13 5 (0.83%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.50%) Advertising
14 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.14%) XML
2 21 (3.48%) Web Services
3 10 (1.66%) .NET
4 8 (1.32%) CSS
5 7 (1.16%) HTML
5 7 (1.16%) SOAP
6 6 (0.99%) JSON
7 4 (0.66%) J2EE
7 4 (0.66%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.50%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.50%) Java EE
8 3 (0.50%) JSP
8 3 (0.50%) Middleware
9 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.33%) Flash
9 2 (0.33%) FpML
9 2 (0.33%) JMS
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.33%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.98%) Data Structures
4 12 (1.99%) NHS
5 11 (1.82%) User Experience
6 10 (1.66%) Learning Management System
7 9 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.16%) Life Science
9 6 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.99%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.83%) Equities
11 4 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.66%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.66%) EPoS
11 4 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.63%) Windows
2 15 (2.48%) Linux
3 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.66%) Unix
5 10 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (17.88%) Systems Analysis
3 80 (13.25%) Business Analysis
4 72 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (10.93%) Migration
6 61 (10.10%) SDLC
7 56 (9.27%) Waterfall
8 53 (8.77%) UML
9 48 (7.95%) Data Protection
10 46 (7.62%) Project Management
11 45 (7.45%) Data Modelling
12 43 (7.12%) Data Analysis
13 37 (6.13%) Business Process Mapping
13 37 (6.13%) ITIL
13 37 (6.13%) User Stories
14 36 (5.96%) Use Case
15 34 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (5.46%) Scrum
17 32 (5.30%) BPMN
18 28 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 154 (25.50%) SQL
2 34 (5.63%) Java
3 15 (2.48%) C
4 13 (2.15%) C++
4 13 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.99%) PL/SQL
5 12 (1.99%) VB
6 11 (1.82%) VBA
7 8 (1.32%) C#
7 8 (1.32%) COBOL
7 8 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.50%) Assembly Language
9 3 (0.50%) JCL
10 2 (0.33%) Perl
10 2 (0.33%) Python
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) RPG
11 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.17%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 39 (6.46%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.30%) Degree
3 22 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.99%) ISEB
5 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.66%) CCNA
7 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) ACCA
8 3 (0.50%) CCA
8 3 (0.50%) CIMA
8 3 (0.50%) CISSP
8 3 (0.50%) MCSA
8 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 2 (0.33%) AAT
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.33%) MCP
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.81%) QA
2 13 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.16%) SLA
4 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.66%) SEPA
6 3 (0.50%) GxP
7 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.33%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) GAMP
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) RMADS
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.83%) XenApp
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) SCOM
2 8 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.16%) SCCM
4 5 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.33%) Control-M
7 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.17%) Grafana
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (13.25%) Oracle
2 54 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.97%) SAP
4 16 (2.65%) VMware
5 15 (2.48%) Northgate
6 9 (1.49%) Citrix
6 9 (1.49%) Hyperion
6 9 (1.49%) IBM
7 8 (1.32%) NetIQ
7 8 (1.32%) Symantec
8 7 (1.16%) Capita
9 6 (0.99%) Cisco
9 6 (0.99%) Cognos
9 6 (0.99%) JDA
9 6 (0.99%) Sage
9 6 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.83%) Lotus
10 5 (0.83%) NetApp
10 5 (0.83%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.66%) JD Edwards
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