Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 95 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.55% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.63% +28.13%
10th Percentile £258 £310 £329
90th Percentile £397 £450 £493
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -32.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1474 1464 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 937 820
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £216 £220 £210
90th Percentile £523 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Birmingham

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Birmingham

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Birmingham

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) RPG
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) People Management

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Reuters
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com