The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 101 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 17 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.58% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.70% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
Average daily rate £350 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £271 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Analyst
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -30 4 £500 +81.81% 2
Coventry -8 2 £344 -5.17%
Wolverhampton - 2 £475 -
Warwickshire - 2 £313 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 4
Walsall - 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows
5 7 (18.92%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
6 6 (16.22%) ERP
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.51%) BPR
7 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.51%) MS Access
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (10.81%) Local Government
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.81%) WCF
8 4 (10.81%) WPF
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Data Mapping
8 4 (10.81%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) SAS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Agresso
1 3 (8.11%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (8.11%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MS Access
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.81%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) OLAP
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) WCF
1 4 (10.81%) WPF
1 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.81%) NHS
3 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Migration
1 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) UML
2 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.22%) ERP
3 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) BPR
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Mapping
5 4 (10.81%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) OOD
5 4 (10.81%) RDF
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (8.11%) COBOL
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.11%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Capita
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware