Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 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.

Senior System Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 117 133
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Analyst 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.19% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 - £400
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 2826 2059 3020
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.67% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1196 1556
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -2.78%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £41.00 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (40.00%) VMware