The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 137 151
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 18 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.51% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 27
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.09 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.84% +18.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 City of London region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) Banking
5 6 (17.14%) Information Management
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Validation
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) MiFID
7 4 (11.43%) QA
7 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) ETL
7 4 (11.43%) UML

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.86%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Debian
3 1 (2.86%) Fedora
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
2 6 (17.14%) Information Management
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) ETL
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) UML
4 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) MiFID
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.57%) Solvency II
3 2 (5.71%) IFRS
3 2 (5.71%) IFRS 9
3 2 (5.71%) SEPA
4 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Orchard
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Northgate
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Talend
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