The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 85 66
Rank change year-on-year +34 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 32 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.60% 0.96% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.00% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £264 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.65% -41.38%  
10th Percentile £344 £145 £309
90th Percentile £445 £363 £496
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £383
% change year-on-year +23.07% -15.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1185 1299 1366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.19% 95.58% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2477 2628
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.35%  
10th Percentile £245 £263 £265
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 41
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
10th Percentile £13.81 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.50 £41.00
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +89.65% -22.66%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Windows
5 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (18.92%) Retail
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Banking
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) Citrix
7 6 (16.22%) XenApp
7 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
8 5 (13.51%) Internet
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) VMware
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.81%) EMC
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco
9 4 (10.81%) arcserve
9 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC

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 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) HFM
1 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) DataStage
2 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
1 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (27.03%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) ERP
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.41%) Scorecard
7 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Case Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Lineage
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Delphi
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
2 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) AppDNA
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Citrix
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) arcserve
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) EMC
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) CyberArk
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
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