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 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 375 326
Rank change year-on-year -19 -49  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 194 254 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 144 181
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £41.25 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.83%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 115 £475 +11.76% 17
South East -21 33 £450 +1.40% 7
South West -6 14 £405 +9.45% 3
West Midlands +2 11 £343 -14.37% 3
North West +15 9 £400 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire +6 7 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England -2 5 £300 -38.46% 8
Systems Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 113 (33.24%) Finance
2 109 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (19.71%) Business Analysis
4 63 (18.53%) SQL
5 49 (14.41%) Banking
6 46 (13.53%) Project Management
7 45 (13.24%) Migration
8 40 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (10.59%) JIRA
9 36 (10.59%) User Stories
10 35 (10.29%) ITIL
11 34 (10.00%) Degree
12 33 (9.71%) Microsoft
12 33 (9.71%) Scrum
13 32 (9.41%) Oracle
14 31 (9.12%) .NET
14 31 (9.12%) Retail
14 31 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (8.82%) Data Analysis
16 29 (8.53%) Waterfall
16 29 (8.53%) Java
17 28 (8.24%) Data Modelling
18 27 (7.94%) JavaScript
18 27 (7.94%) Management Information System
18 27 (7.94%) Test Scripting
19 26 (7.65%) RESTful
19 26 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (7.65%) PRINCE2
19 26 (7.65%) Windows
19 26 (7.65%) OO

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 11 (3.24%) CMS
2 10 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.35%) Confluence
4 6 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.18%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.59%) Drupal
8 2 (0.59%) IIS
8 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.59%) WordPress
9 1 (0.29%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.12%) MS Office
3 13 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.35%) MS Project
4 8 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.59%) Magento
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.59%) Sonata
3 2 (0.59%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.59%) Veeva
3 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.29%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.88%) Network Security
2 10 (2.94%) Internet
3 4 (1.18%) LAN
3 4 (1.18%) WAN
4 3 (0.88%) SAN
4 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.59%) DHCP
5 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.59%) NAS
5 2 (0.59%) Skype
5 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.59%) TETRA
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) SMTP
6 1 (0.29%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.18%) Big Data
4 15 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.88%) QlikView
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.59%) OLAP
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.29%) GIS
13 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (10.59%) JIRA
2 25 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (2.65%) git-flow
6 9 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.35%) Hudson
7 8 (2.35%) Maven
7 8 (2.35%) Selenium
7 8 (2.35%) Subversion
7 8 (2.35%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.47%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.18%) PVCS
9 4 (1.18%) Rational Software Modeler
10 3 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 113 (33.24%) Finance
2 49 (14.41%) Banking
3 31 (9.12%) Retail
4 23 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.53%) Legal
6 8 (2.35%) Marketing
7 7 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.06%) Front Office
7 7 (2.06%) Law
8 6 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.47%) Advertising
10 4 (1.18%) Local Government
10 4 (1.18%) Publishing
11 3 (0.88%) Back Office
11 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Automotive
12 2 (0.59%) Military
12 2 (0.59%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (55.29%) Analyst
2 110 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 70 (20.59%) Developer
4 62 (18.24%) Systems Analyst
5 55 (16.18%) Business Systems Analyst
6 29 (8.53%) Architect
7 17 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (4.71%) IT Analyst
8 16 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.82%) iOS Developer
11 13 (3.82%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.53%) Business IT Analyst
12 12 (3.53%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (3.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 11 (3.24%) Salesforce Developer
13 11 (3.24%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
14 10 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.12%) .NET
2 26 (7.65%) RESTful
3 25 (7.35%) HTML
4 22 (6.47%) XML
5 21 (6.18%) CSS
6 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.24%) SOAP
6 11 (3.24%) Visualforce
6 11 (3.24%) Web Services
7 9 (2.65%) Middleware
7 9 (2.65%) XML Schema
8 8 (2.35%) HTML5
8 8 (2.35%) XSD
9 7 (2.06%) jQuery
10 6 (1.76%) CSS3
11 5 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.18%) Cocoa
12 4 (1.18%) JSON
12 4 (1.18%) LINQ
13 3 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.12%) User Experience
6 13 (3.82%) iPad
6 13 (3.82%) iPhone
7 9 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.35%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.35%) Derivative
9 6 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.47%) CMDB
10 5 (1.47%) FMCG
11 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.18%) Equities
11 4 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.18%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.18%) PMI
12 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.65%) Windows
2 13 (3.82%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.24%) Linux
4 10 (2.94%) Unix
5 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) OS/400
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (19.71%) Business Analysis
3 46 (13.53%) Project Management
4 45 (13.24%) Migration
5 40 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (10.59%) User Stories
7 35 (10.29%) ITIL
8 33 (9.71%) Scrum
9 30 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 29 (8.53%) Waterfall
11 28 (8.24%) Data Modelling
12 27 (7.94%) Test Scripting
13 26 (7.65%) OO
13 26 (7.65%) PRINCE2
14 25 (7.35%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
15 23 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (6.18%) Automated Testing
17 21 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.53%) SQL
2 29 (8.53%) Java
3 27 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.88%) C#
5 13 (3.82%) Apple Swift
5 13 (3.82%) Objective-C
6 12 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.24%) Apex Code
7 11 (3.24%) Python
7 11 (3.24%) SOQL
8 10 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.06%) C
10 7 (2.06%) C++
11 6 (1.76%) Scala
12 5 (1.47%) COBOL
13 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.59%) VB
15 1 (0.29%) RPG
15 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (10.00%) Degree
2 18 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.00%) CISSP
4 16 (4.71%) ISSAP
5 12 (3.53%) ISEB
6 10 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.35%) PMP
9 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.18%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.59%) APMP
11 2 (0.59%) MCSD
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.29%) CBAP
12 1 (0.29%) CCSP
12 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.29%) IIBA
12 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) MiFID
3 4 (1.18%) PMO
4 3 (0.88%) COBIT
4 3 (0.88%) SEPA
5 2 (0.59%) GDPR
5 2 (0.59%) IFRS
5 2 (0.59%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.59%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.29%) GMP
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.59%) vCloud
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) QRadar
2 3 (0.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.41%) Oracle
3 12 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.65%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.35%) SAP
6 6 (1.76%) Splunk
6 6 (1.76%) Trend Micro
6 6 (1.76%) VMware
7 5 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.47%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.47%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 4 (1.18%) IBM
8 4 (1.18%) Remedy
8 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.18%) Sun
9 3 (0.88%) Cisco
9 3 (0.88%) HP
9 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.59%) BMC
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