Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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.

Senior System Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 137 102
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Analyst 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £365 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -10.98% -
10th Percentile £393 £352 £379
90th Percentile £438 £388 £430
Scotland median daily rate £425 £365 £410
% change year-on-year +16.44% -10.98% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,419 2,863 1,680
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 96.20% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,282 1,709 1,059
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £240 £269 £218
90th Percentile £575 £568 £538
Scotland median daily rate £403 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +3.21% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 35
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.02 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +7.69% -0.05%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.88 £13.45
90th Percentile £44.71 £41.75 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year -2.50% +25.87% -36.44%

Senior Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, Senior Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas