Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 564 440 440
Rank change year-on-year -124 0 -25
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 311 435 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 277 321
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £295
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
England median hourly rate £30.00 £49.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +20.00% +21.32%
10th Percentile £9.98 £33.50 £21.31
90th Percentile £50.15 £50.25 £49.55
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £49.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -39.39% +20.00% +21.32%

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 80,659 75,516 85,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.31% 85.72% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,744 49,807 57,234
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,886 2,048
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.91
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.58 £23.88
% change year-on-year -14.56% +2.95% +9.77%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -116 127 £478 +0.53% 25
South East -37 63 £475 +11.76% 20
North of England -8 51 £390 +0.65% 13
East of England +22 31 £420 +24.44% 1
Yorkshire -11 29 £383 +6.99% 5
Midlands -35 24 £440 +20.55% 11
West Midlands -40 18 £440 +25.71% 8
North West -17 17 £400 -3.03% 8
South West -15 16 £450 +17.65% 6
East Midlands -2 6 £375 -13.04% 3
North East - 5 £381 -
Systems Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 115 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.26%) Finance
3 71 (22.83%) SQL
4 67 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (20.90%) SDLC
6 64 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (17.36%) Business Analysis
8 51 (16.40%) Data Modelling
9 49 (15.76%) Data Analysis
9 49 (15.76%) JIRA
10 48 (15.43%) Waterfall
11 45 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
12 44 (14.15%) User Stories
13 42 (13.50%) Java
14 41 (13.18%) Microsoft
14 41 (13.18%) Degree
15 35 (11.25%) Scrum
16 34 (10.93%) Project Management
16 34 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (10.61%) Windows
18 31 (9.97%) Management Information System
18 31 (9.97%) Confluence
19 30 (9.65%) SQL Server
19 30 (9.65%) Self-Motivation
20 29 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (9.00%) Web Services
21 28 (9.00%) Workflow
22 27 (8.68%) XML
23 26 (8.36%) Migration
24 24 (7.72%) PRINCE2

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 31 (9.97%) Confluence
2 7 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.29%) JBoss
6 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.11%) MS Visio
3 17 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (3.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.93%) Fireworks
5 6 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) iTrent
2 3 (0.96%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (0.96%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.96%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.64%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.32%) JDE World
4 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.29%) PaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Force.com
5 3 (0.96%) Office 365
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.64%) Serverless
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.82%) HTTP
2 13 (4.18%) FTP
2 13 (4.18%) Internet
3 7 (2.25%) Intranet
4 5 (1.61%) Network Security
5 4 (1.29%) SMS
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.32%) BGP-4
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) Multicast
7 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.32%) Unicast
7 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.22%) Siebel EIM
4 8 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.61%) MySQL
7 4 (1.29%) Big Data
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.96%) Power BI
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.64%) QlikView
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (15.76%) JIRA
2 10 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.89%) Maven
4 6 (1.93%) Hudson
4 6 (1.93%) Selenium
4 6 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.93%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.29%) git-flow
6 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.64%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.32%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.32%) Rational Software Modeler
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.32%) Subversion
8 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 91 (29.26%) Finance
2 18 (5.79%) Retail
3 13 (4.18%) Banking
3 13 (4.18%) Financial Institution
3 13 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.57%) Legal
4 8 (2.57%) Marketing
5 5 (1.61%) Back Office
5 5 (1.61%) Law
6 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (62.38%) Analyst
2 131 (42.12%) Business Analyst
3 53 (17.04%) Developer
4 45 (14.47%) Systems Analyst
5 21 (6.75%) Agile Business Analyst
5 21 (6.75%) Business Systems Analyst
6 17 (5.47%) Architect
6 17 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (4.18%) Consultant
7 13 (4.18%) Data Analyst
8 12 (3.86%) IT Analyst
8 12 (3.86%) Project Analyst
8 12 (3.86%) Siebel Developer
9 11 (3.54%) Business IT Analyst
9 11 (3.54%) IT Business Analyst
10 10 (3.22%) Lead Business Analyst
10 10 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.89%) Project Manager
11 9 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (2.57%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.00%) Web Services
2 27 (8.68%) XML
3 21 (6.75%) .NET
4 18 (5.79%) CSS
4 18 (5.79%) HTML
5 10 (3.22%) REST
6 7 (2.25%) CSS3
6 7 (2.25%) Sass
6 7 (2.25%) Spring
7 6 (1.93%) Handlebars
7 6 (1.93%) HTML5
7 6 (1.93%) jQuery
7 6 (1.93%) JSON
7 6 (1.93%) LESS
7 6 (1.93%) Mustache
7 6 (1.93%) React
7 6 (1.93%) SOAP
8 5 (1.61%) J2EE
8 5 (1.61%) Node.js
9 4 (1.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.97%) Management Information System
3 30 (9.65%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.18%) User Experience
5 10 (3.22%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.57%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.57%) Reinsurance
7 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.29%) iPad
8 4 (1.29%) iPhone
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.96%) Fintech
9 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.61%) Windows
2 19 (6.11%) Unix
3 7 (2.25%) Linux
4 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) FreeNAS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (20.90%) SDLC
3 64 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (17.36%) Business Analysis
5 51 (16.40%) Data Modelling
6 49 (15.76%) Data Analysis
7 48 (15.43%) Waterfall
8 44 (14.15%) User Stories
9 35 (11.25%) Scrum
10 34 (10.93%) Project Management
10 34 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (9.00%) Workflow
13 26 (8.36%) Migration
14 24 (7.72%) PRINCE2
15 19 (6.11%) CRM
15 19 (6.11%) UML
16 18 (5.79%) Unit Testing
17 17 (5.47%) Business Process Modelling
17 17 (5.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 71 (22.83%) SQL
2 42 (13.50%) Java
3 21 (6.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.86%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 9 (2.89%) C#
6 7 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.93%) ES6
7 6 (1.93%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.61%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (0.96%) Python
9 3 (0.96%) Ruby
10 2 (0.64%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.64%) Perl
10 2 (0.64%) Tcl
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (13.18%) Degree
2 11 (3.54%) Siebel Certification
3 6 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.61%) ISEB
5 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) IIBA
6 3 (0.96%) PMP
7 2 (0.64%) CEH
7 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) APMP
8 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.32%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) CRISC
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) HND
8 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.07%) QA
2 17 (5.47%) GDPR
3 3 (0.96%) HL7
3 3 (0.96%) IFRS
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.96%) PMO
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.64%) SEPA
5 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) DICOM
5 1 (0.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (3.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.93%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) Consul
3 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.96%) Puppet
3 3 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.96%) Terraform
4 2 (0.64%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.32%) Mesos
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.75%) Oracle
3 14 (4.50%) SAP
4 13 (4.18%) Siebel
5 11 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.89%) Google
7 7 (2.25%) Adobe
8 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.96%) Cognos
9 3 (0.96%) Epicor
9 3 (0.96%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.96%) Maconomy
9 3 (0.96%) Northgate
9 3 (0.96%) Tableau
10 2 (0.64%) ATG
10 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.64%) EMC
10 2 (0.64%) hybris
10 2 (0.64%) Sitecore