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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 341 298 329
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 339 444 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.82% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 290 214
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -9.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £19.20 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.96 £32.80 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.73% -25.71%

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -23 312 £400 +3.22% 57
London -25 122 £450 +5.26% 14
South East -25 53 £433 +14.56% 13
Yorkshire +30 40 £485 +49.23% 1
West Yorkshire +26 34 £493 +101.02% 1
North West +25 29 £394 +16.66% 5
South West +22 24 £350 +16.66% 9
City of London -4 24 £475 +5.55% 5
Berkshire 0 20 £440 -2.22% 3
Scotland -28 19 £330 -5.71%
Leeds +17 16 £500 +36.98% 1
West Midlands -22 15 £331 -22.05% 5
Edinburgh +8 14 £348 -18.23%
East of England -17 14 £375 -3.84% 6
Reading +13 11 £433 +27.20%
Surrey +8 11 £375 -5.06% 2
Manchester +1 11 £406 +20.37% 2
East Midlands -21 11 £350 - 3
Bristol +6 8 £325 +8.33% 6
Hampshire -2 8 £350 -18.84% 4
South Wales +23 7 £400 +60.00%
Wales +22 7 £400 +60.00%
Cheshire +8 7 £413 +26.92%
Newport - 7 £400 -
Bradford - 7 £350 -
Hertfordshire +2 6 £403 +1.25% 3
Essex -6 6 £300 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire +15 5 £375 +5.26% 1
Halifax +10 5 £500 +53.84%
Gloucestershire +7 5 £390 - 2

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 213 (34.58%) Finance
2 162 (26.30%) SQL
3 159 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (19.64%) Systems Analysis
5 83 (13.47%) Business Analysis
6 74 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (11.85%) Oracle
8 72 (11.69%) SDLC
9 66 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 62 (10.06%) UML
10 62 (10.06%) Banking
11 57 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
12 55 (8.93%) Migration
12 55 (8.93%) Data Modelling
13 54 (8.77%) Microsoft
14 52 (8.44%) Data Analysis
15 50 (8.12%) ITIL
16 48 (7.79%) Security Cleared
17 46 (7.47%) Data Protection
18 43 (6.98%) Retail
19 42 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
20 38 (6.17%) SQL Server
20 38 (6.17%) MS Visio
21 37 (6.01%) Java
21 37 (6.01%) Project Management
21 37 (6.01%) Degree
22 35 (5.68%) MS Excel
22 35 (5.68%) Business Process Mapping
23 32 (5.19%) Tivoli
23 32 (5.19%) NetIQ

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 18 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.95%) CMS
3 9 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.81%) SAS
7 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.49%) CICS
8 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.32%) Confluence
9 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 38 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 35 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.73%) MS Office
4 8 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.65%) Mingle
7 3 (0.49%) MS Project
7 3 (0.49%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.81%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.49%) Aareon QL
6 3 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 3 (0.49%) OPENHousing
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
6 3 (0.49%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.44%) SaaS
2 6 (0.97%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.79%) Internet
2 8 (1.30%) WAN
3 7 (1.14%) DHCP
4 6 (0.97%) DNS
5 5 (0.81%) LAN
6 4 (0.65%) ATM
6 4 (0.65%) SAN
6 4 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.49%) Firewall
7 3 (0.49%) Intranet
8 2 (0.32%) SWIFTNet
9 1 (0.16%) 3G
9 1 (0.16%) 4G
9 1 (0.16%) DSL
9 1 (0.16%) MPLS
9 1 (0.16%) SMS
9 1 (0.16%) SNMP
9 1 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 8 (1.30%) DB2
7 7 (1.14%) QlikView
8 6 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.97%) MS Access
9 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.49%) Big Data
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.79%) JIRA
2 6 (0.97%) Selenium
2 6 (0.97%) Toad
3 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.49%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.32%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.16%) Xdebug
General
1 213 (34.58%) Finance
2 62 (10.06%) Banking
3 43 (6.98%) Retail
4 17 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.76%) Law
5 15 (2.44%) Billing
6 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.62%) General Ledger
9 9 (1.46%) Legal
9 9 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.14%) Advertising
10 7 (1.14%) Back Office
10 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.97%) Front Office
12 4 (0.65%) Marketing
12 4 (0.65%) Publishing
12 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Automotive
13 3 (0.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.55%) XML
2 14 (2.27%) Web Services
3 12 (1.95%) .NET
4 11 (1.79%) HTML
5 9 (1.46%) J2EE
6 7 (1.14%) SOAP
7 3 (0.49%) FpML
8 2 (0.32%) CSS
8 2 (0.32%) Flash
8 2 (0.32%) HTML5
8 2 (0.32%) Middleware
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.32%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.32%) XSLT
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.16%) JMS
9 1 (0.16%) JSP
9 1 (0.16%) REST
9 1 (0.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 13 (2.11%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.95%) NHS
6 11 (1.79%) User Experience
7 10 (1.62%) AS400
8 9 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.14%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.14%) Equities
9 7 (1.14%) Life Science
9 7 (1.14%) SWIFT
10 6 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.97%) Derivative
10 6 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.81%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.81%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.73%) Windows
2 18 (2.92%) Unix
3 15 (2.44%) Linux
4 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.65%) MVS
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (19.64%) Systems Analysis
3 83 (13.47%) Business Analysis
4 74 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (11.69%) SDLC
6 66 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 62 (10.06%) UML
8 55 (8.93%) Data Modelling
8 55 (8.93%) Migration
9 52 (8.44%) Data Analysis
10 50 (8.12%) ITIL
11 46 (7.47%) Data Protection
12 42 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (6.01%) Project Management
14 35 (5.68%) Business Process Mapping
15 31 (5.03%) BPMN
15 31 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (5.03%) Use Case
15 31 (5.03%) User Stories
16 30 (4.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 162 (26.30%) SQL
2 37 (6.01%) Java
3 19 (3.08%) C
3 19 (3.08%) VBA
4 17 (2.76%) VB
5 15 (2.44%) C++
6 13 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.62%) COBOL
7 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.14%) RPG
10 6 (0.97%) JCL
11 4 (0.65%) Python
12 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.49%) C#
12 3 (0.49%) Perl
12 3 (0.49%) PHP
12 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.32%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 48 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 37 (6.01%) Degree
3 27 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.76%) ISEB
5 7 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.65%) ACCA
7 4 (0.65%) CIMA
7 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.32%) AAT
9 2 (0.32%) CCA
9 2 (0.32%) CISSP
9 2 (0.32%) CLAS
9 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.16%) MCAD
10 1 (0.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.41%) QA
2 13 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.62%) SLA
4 8 (1.30%) MiFID
5 7 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.97%) SEPA
7 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.49%) GxP
9 2 (0.32%) EMIR
9 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.32%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.16%) GAMP
10 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.49%) XenApp
3 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 32 (5.19%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.30%) SCOM
3 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.97%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.97%) SCCM
4 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.49%) Control-M
5 3 (0.49%) Grafana
5 3 (0.49%) Nagios
5 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) AppManager
7 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (11.85%) Oracle
2 54 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.19%) NetIQ
4 29 (4.71%) SAP
5 12 (1.95%) VMware
6 11 (1.79%) Northgate
6 11 (1.79%) Sage
7 9 (1.46%) Capita
7 9 (1.46%) Citrix
8 8 (1.30%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.14%) Cisco
9 7 (1.14%) HP
9 7 (1.14%) IBM
9 7 (1.14%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.97%) Symantec
11 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.65%) IFS
12 4 (0.65%) Sony
12 4 (0.65%) Sun
12 4 (0.65%) Tableau
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