Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 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.

System Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 79 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 49 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.89% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.95% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £311 £286 £313
90th Percentile £439 £419 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
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 2788 2102 3078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.78% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1214 1590
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £260
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.60% - +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.55 £11.09
90th Percentile £41.75 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.29%) User Stories
7 7 (14.29%) Banking
7 7 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Skype
9 5 (10.20%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (10.20%) Virtual Team
9 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) Data Mapping
10 4 (8.16%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
10 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.16%) Windows
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle
10 4 (8.16%) Credit Risk
10 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
10 4 (8.16%) Sequence Diagram
10 4 (8.16%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (6.12%) SDLC
11 3 (6.12%) EMC VNX
11 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
11 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012

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 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) SAS
1 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.04%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Skype
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA Agile
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.16%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.12%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (14.29%) User Stories
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Data Mapping
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (8.16%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Sequence Diagram
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.12%) SDLC
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Delphi
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSA
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) EMC
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.04%) arcserve
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.04%) IBM