The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 91 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 22 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.55% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 12
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£425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 £26.46
% change year-on-year
-40.18% +32.30%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2313 2370 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.71% 91.40% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1206 1011
Average daily rate £370 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 172 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Coventry +8 6 £288 -10.15% 2
Warwickshire +10 4 £300 -
Birmingham +6 2 £410 +28.12%
Worcestershire - 1 £133 -
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (9.68%) ISEB
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) MS Office
6 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Automotive
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) XML Messaging
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) V-Model
6 3 (9.68%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) CRM
1 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
1 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
2 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
2 3 (9.68%) V-Model
2 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
2 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) ERP
2 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) BPR
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISA
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) ESRI
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Northgate
3 1 (3.23%) Veeam