Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 23 May 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 449 452
Rank change year-on-year -76 +3 -49
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 327 391 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 252 280
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -0.62%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £305
90th Percentile £563 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
England median hourly rate £30.00 £44.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +7.27% -17.50%
10th Percentile £9.98 £19.50 £21.31
90th Percentile £48.65 £50.03 £49.13
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £40.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -19.75% -1.82% -17.50%

Systems Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,110 70,744 81,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.81% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,522 46,685 54,423
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,086 1,873 2,100
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.45 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.45 £50.28
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.84% - +19.05%

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in England

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in England

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analysis in England

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in England

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Analysis in England

Systems Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -141 136 £500 +5.26% 24
South East -6 68 £475 +11.76% 16
North of England -2 50 £387 -3.19% 22
South West +14 29 £438 +19.86% 10
Yorkshire -10 27 £345 -1.43% 6
East of England +13 25 £395 +31.67% 11
North West -14 22 £406 -1.52% 14
Midlands -24 20 £500 +29.03% 5
East Midlands +14 15 £500 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -39 5 £450 +34.33% 3
North East +14 1 - - 2
Systems Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 112 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (30.89%) Finance
3 91 (27.83%) SQL
4 74 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (20.18%) Business Analysis
7 48 (14.68%) SDLC
7 48 (14.68%) User Stories
8 47 (14.37%) Project Management
9 46 (14.07%) Degree
10 45 (13.76%) SQL Server
11 44 (13.46%) Data Analysis
12 42 (12.84%) Microsoft
13 41 (12.54%) Data Modelling
14 38 (11.62%) Waterfall
15 36 (11.01%) Java
15 36 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (10.70%) Management Information System
17 34 (10.40%) JIRA
18 33 (10.09%) Workflow
18 33 (10.09%) Relational Database
19 31 (9.48%) Oracle
20 30 (9.17%) .NET
21 29 (8.87%) PRINCE2
21 29 (8.87%) Unix
21 29 (8.87%) Scrum
21 29 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
22 28 (8.56%) MS Visio
22 28 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
23 27 (8.26%) Retail

Systems Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (7.34%) Confluence
2 12 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.53%) CMS
4 5 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
1 28 (8.56%) MS Visio
2 19 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.92%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.92%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.61%) Magento
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.61%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) iTrent
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.53%) PaaS
4 4 (1.22%) GitHub
4 4 (1.22%) Office 365
4 4 (1.22%) SaaS
4 4 (1.22%) Serverless
5 3 (0.92%) Force.com
6 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.61%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
7 1 (0.31%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.59%) HTTP
2 13 (3.98%) FTP
3 7 (2.14%) Internet
3 7 (2.14%) Intranet
4 5 (1.53%) SMS
4 5 (1.53%) Wireless
5 3 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.61%) DNS
6 2 (0.61%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
6 2 (0.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) ATM
7 1 (0.31%) BGP
7 1 (0.31%) BGP-4
7 1 (0.31%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) OSPF
7 1 (0.31%) PPP
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.36%) Siebel EIM
5 11 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.06%) MySQL
7 9 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.83%) Power BI
10 5 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.22%) Big Data
11 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.22%) DataStage
11 4 (1.22%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.22%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.22%) QlikView
11 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (10.40%) JIRA
2 7 (2.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.22%) MSTest
4 4 (1.22%) NUnit
5 3 (0.92%) Maven
5 3 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.31%) Rational Software Modeler
7 1 (0.31%) Zephyr
General
1 101 (30.89%) Finance
2 27 (8.26%) Retail
3 23 (7.03%) Banking
4 15 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.28%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.36%) Legal
6 11 (3.36%) Marketing
7 10 (3.06%) Law
8 6 (1.83%) Billing
8 6 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.53%) Back Office
9 5 (1.53%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.92%) Automotive
10 3 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Advertising
11 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (62.08%) Analyst
2 117 (35.78%) Business Analyst
3 71 (21.71%) Systems Analyst
4 49 (14.98%) Developer
5 29 (8.87%) Business Systems Analyst
6 18 (5.50%) Architect
6 18 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (4.59%) Data Analyst
7 15 (4.59%) Pensions Analyst
8 13 (3.98%) Consultant
9 12 (3.67%) E-Commerce Product Owner
9 12 (3.67%) Pensions Business Analyst
9 12 (3.67%) Product Owner
9 12 (3.67%) Siebel Developer
9 12 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.06%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (3.06%) Lead Business Analyst
10 10 (3.06%) Project Analyst
11 9 (2.75%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.17%) .NET
2 25 (7.65%) Web Services
3 23 (7.03%) XML
4 13 (3.98%) HTML
5 12 (3.67%) CSS
6 9 (2.75%) jQuery
7 8 (2.45%) Spring
8 7 (2.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.53%) J2EE
10 5 (1.53%) JSON
10 5 (1.53%) SOAP
11 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.22%) Kendo UI
11 4 (1.22%) Node.js
11 4 (1.22%) REST
11 4 (1.22%) WCF
12 3 (0.92%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.92%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 74 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.70%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.98%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.36%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.45%) Reinsurance
7 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.22%) CMDB
10 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.22%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.92%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.92%) NHS
11 3 (0.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.87%) Unix
2 20 (6.12%) Windows
3 9 (2.75%) Linux
4 5 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (20.18%) Business Analysis
4 48 (14.68%) SDLC
4 48 (14.68%) User Stories
5 47 (14.37%) Project Management
6 44 (13.46%) Data Analysis
7 41 (12.54%) Data Modelling
8 38 (11.62%) Waterfall
9 36 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (10.09%) Workflow
11 29 (8.87%) PRINCE2
11 29 (8.87%) Scrum
11 29 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (7.65%) Migration
13 24 (7.34%) Business Process Modelling
13 24 (7.34%) Unit Testing
14 22 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.73%) System Testing
15 21 (6.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.83%) SQL
2 36 (11.01%) Java
3 16 (4.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 9 (2.75%) C#
6 6 (1.83%) Python
7 5 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.22%) COBOL
8 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.92%) PHP
10 2 (0.61%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.61%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.61%) C
10 2 (0.61%) Korn
10 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.61%) Tcl
11 1 (0.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 46 (14.07%) Degree
2 12 (3.67%) Siebel Certification
3 10 (3.06%) ISEB
4 7 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.92%) PMP
7 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) IIBA
9 1 (0.31%) APMP
9 1 (0.31%) CCIE
9 1 (0.31%) CCNA
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) HND
9 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.65%) QA
2 14 (4.28%) GDPR
3 7 (2.14%) PMO
4 4 (1.22%) SLA
5 3 (0.92%) IFRS
5 3 (0.92%) MiFID
5 3 (0.92%) SEPA
6 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.61%) HL7
6 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) DICOM
7 1 (0.31%) EMIR
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.31%) TARGET2
System Software
1 5 (1.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) Ansible
2 3 (0.92%) Consul
2 3 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.92%) Terraform
3 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) Salt
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.48%) Oracle
3 15 (4.59%) SAP
4 13 (3.98%) Siebel
5 10 (3.06%) Intapp
6 9 (2.75%) ATG
6 9 (2.75%) hybris
7 8 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.83%) Tableau
9 5 (1.53%) Cognos
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe
10 4 (1.22%) IBM
10 4 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.92%) Blackboard
11 3 (0.92%) Epicor
11 3 (0.92%) Maconomy
11 3 (0.92%) Northgate
12 2 (0.61%) Informatica
12 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.61%) Sitecore