The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 68 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 1.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.65 £20.39
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +40.49%
Systems Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 477 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.65% 93.71% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 242 260
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Wales region.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Wales region.

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
South Wales -16 3 £350 +1.81% 1
West Wales - - - -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
3 5 (41.67%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (41.67%) Toad
3 5 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (41.67%) Data Extraction
3 5 (41.67%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (41.67%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) SAP BW
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Migration

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Toad
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) Logical Data Model
1 5 (41.67%) Physical Data Model
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy