The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 89 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 13 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.78% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -18.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.36 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.57% -35.00%  

Systems Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in Edinburgh

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in Edinburgh

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Case Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (7.69%) APMP
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) FMCG
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL

Systems Analysis
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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) IT Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle