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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 71
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 0 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.88% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £220 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +1.85%  

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 780 1256 1188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.74% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 706 673
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
4 1 (11.11%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland

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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) QGIS
1 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Charles River
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter