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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 349 313 292
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 307 338 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 222 205
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £12.10 £20.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £25.20 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -29.62%

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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 historical trends)
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 -32 261 £375 +3.09% 124
London -5 109 £400 +8.79% 39
Scotland -2 41 £350 -24.32% 4
South East -37 41 £330 -16.19% 21
North West -9 28 £325 +8.33% 19
Yorkshire -5 22 £375 - 9
Edinburgh -17 21 £355 -25.26% 3
Glasgow +20 17 £325 +34.02%
South West +4 16 £358 +7.51% 9
City of London +22 15 £450 -4.20% 6
East of England -1 14 £300 +9.09% 11
East Midlands -5 13 £325 -7.14% 1
Manchester -16 13 £305 +1.66% 8
Hampshire +9 12 £425 -5.02% 8
West Midlands -5 12 £375 - 13
West Yorkshire -3 10 £350 -6.66% 6
South Yorkshire -7 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Berkshire -10 9 £263 -22.22% 2
Sheffield -13 8 £425 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £248 -22.95% 1
Leeds -3 7 £338 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £328 -6.42% 3
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £288 -11.53% 1
Milton Keynes +7 5 £328 -6.42% 1
Leicestershire -8 5 £325 -
Surrey -8 5 £330 -22.35% 4
North East -22 5 £355 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £355 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £355 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 4 £425 - 5

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (35.18%) Finance
2 153 (23.50%) SQL
3 102 (15.67%) Systems Analysis
4 91 (13.98%) Oracle
4 91 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (13.36%) Business Analysis
6 80 (12.29%) Banking
7 68 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 64 (9.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 60 (9.22%) SQL Server
10 60 (9.22%) SDLC
11 58 (8.91%) Use Case
12 57 (8.76%) Migration
13 56 (8.60%) Project Management
14 54 (8.29%) Windows
15 51 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (7.53%) Data Analysis
17 47 (7.22%) ISEB
18 43 (6.61%) Data Modelling
19 40 (6.14%) Change Management
20 39 (5.99%) UML
20 39 (5.99%) ITIL
21 36 (5.53%) Test Scripting
22 35 (5.38%) Retail
22 35 (5.38%) Windows Server
23 33 (5.07%) MS Excel
24 32 (4.92%) Data Migration
24 32 (4.92%) Security Cleared
25 31 (4.76%) User Stories

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.15%) Confluence
3 10 (1.54%) IIS
3 10 (1.54%) SAS
4 9 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.61%) CMS
6 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.46%) Documentum
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.31%) CICS
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) Captiva
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.69%) MS Office
3 16 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.77%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.08%) Northgate Housing
3 7 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.92%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.46%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.31%) RiskWrite
8 2 (0.31%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.92%) SaaS
3 4 (0.61%) Office 365
3 4 (0.61%) Taleo
4 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.08%) Internet
3 6 (0.92%) Firewall
4 5 (0.77%) DNS
4 5 (0.77%) FTP
4 5 (0.77%) Intranet
4 5 (0.77%) WAN
5 4 (0.61%) DHCP
6 3 (0.46%) LAN
6 3 (0.46%) SAN
6 3 (0.46%) SSL
6 3 (0.46%) VoIP
7 2 (0.31%) MVNO
8 1 (0.15%) LDAP
8 1 (0.15%) MPLS
8 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
8 1 (0.15%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.38%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.38%) MS Access
8 8 (1.23%) DB2
8 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.92%) QlikView
10 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.77%) Big Data
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.46%) GIS
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.23%) JIRA
2 7 (1.08%) ClearCase
2 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.08%) Toad
3 6 (0.92%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.77%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.31%) Selenium
6 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.31%) Subversion
6 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.31%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.15%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.15%) Introscope
7 1 (0.15%) JMeter
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.15%) WebLOAD
General
1 229 (35.18%) Finance
2 80 (12.29%) Banking
3 35 (5.38%) Retail
4 21 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.92%) Law
6 18 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.76%) Legal
7 16 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.15%) Marketing
9 9 (1.38%) Billing
10 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.92%) Front Office
10 6 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) Publishing
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Automotive
12 3 (0.46%) Military
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.53%) .NET
2 18 (2.76%) XML
3 15 (2.30%) Web Services
4 7 (1.08%) Dojo
5 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.92%) JSON
5 6 (0.92%) Middleware
6 5 (0.77%) Drools
6 5 (0.77%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.61%) ELK Stack
7 4 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.61%) HTML
7 4 (0.61%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.31%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.31%) Java EE
9 2 (0.31%) ODBC
10 1 (0.15%) FIXML
10 1 (0.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.69%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.46%) Reinsurance
5 12 (1.84%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.84%) User Experience
6 11 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 10 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.23%) NHS
9 7 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.92%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.92%) iSeries
11 5 (0.77%) AS400
11 5 (0.77%) Clustering
11 5 (0.77%) Derivative
11 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.77%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.77%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.29%) Windows
2 35 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 19 (2.92%) Linux
3 19 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.92%) Unix
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (15.67%) Systems Analysis
2 91 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (13.36%) Business Analysis
4 64 (9.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 60 (9.22%) SDLC
6 58 (8.91%) Use Case
7 57 (8.76%) Migration
8 56 (8.60%) Project Management
9 51 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (7.53%) Data Analysis
11 43 (6.61%) Data Modelling
12 40 (6.14%) Change Management
13 39 (5.99%) ITIL
13 39 (5.99%) UML
14 36 (5.53%) Test Scripting
15 32 (4.92%) Data Migration
16 31 (4.76%) User Stories
17 30 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (4.15%) Waterfall
18 27 (4.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 153 (23.50%) SQL
2 19 (2.92%) C#
3 17 (2.61%) VB
4 14 (2.15%) Java
4 14 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.23%) VBA
8 6 (0.92%) COBOL
8 6 (0.92%) Perl
8 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.61%) C
9 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.46%) JCL
10 3 (0.46%) Korn
10 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.31%) MUMPS
11 2 (0.31%) PHP
11 2 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (7.22%) ISEB
2 32 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.61%) Degree
4 14 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.08%) MCSE
6 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.92%) MCP
8 5 (0.77%) MCSA
9 3 (0.46%) ACCA
9 3 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CIMA
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.31%) PMP
10 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.84%) QA
2 19 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.23%) SEPA
4 6 (0.92%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.31%) EMIR
6 2 (0.31%) GAAP
6 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.61%) vSphere
4 3 (0.46%) Samba
4 3 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.00%) SCCM
2 8 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.77%) SCOM
3 5 (0.77%) WSUS
4 4 (0.61%) Cacti
4 4 (0.61%) Nagios
4 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.61%) Puppet
5 3 (0.46%) Control-M
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 91 (13.98%) Oracle
2 66 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.84%) SAP
4 18 (2.76%) VMware
5 15 (2.30%) Cognos
6 12 (1.84%) HP
7 10 (1.54%) Symantec
8 9 (1.38%) Citrix
9 8 (1.23%) Northgate
10 6 (0.92%) Ab Initio
10 6 (0.92%) BMC
10 6 (0.92%) Cisco
10 6 (0.92%) iManage
10 6 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.92%) Sage
11 5 (0.77%) Capita
11 5 (0.77%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.77%) Intel Security
11 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.77%) SolarWinds
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