Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 210 206
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 44 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.58% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 47
City of London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £325
90th Percentile £544 £575 £525
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £21.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6694 6411 8806
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.54% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5291 5101 6921
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 126
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 City of London region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.64%) QA
5 6 (13.64%) Finance
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 5 (11.36%) Java
6 5 (11.36%) Use Case
6 5 (11.36%) SWIFT
6 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) SEPA
7 4 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (9.09%) Actimize
7 4 (9.09%) Cash Management
7 4 (9.09%) J2EE
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
8 3 (6.82%) Data Management

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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Actimize
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) Power BI
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
General
1 10 (22.73%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.27%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) JDBC
4 1 (2.27%) WSDL
4 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.27%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
2 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Use Case
6 4 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (9.09%) Cash Management
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (6.82%) Data Management
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (6.82%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) Julia
4 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) R
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) SEPA
3 3 (6.82%) GDPR
4 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.27%) MiFID
4 1 (2.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Cognos
3 2 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.27%) HP