Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 473 455
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18 -56
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 414 430 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 284 269
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £308
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 13
England median hourly rate £49.50 £27.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.65% -2.68% +12.00%
10th Percentile £33.40 £16.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £43.00 £49.45
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £27.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +81.65% -2.68% +12.00%

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 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +6 195 £475 +7.04% 17
South East +3 84 £430 +0.29% 14
Midlands +30 54 £400 - 1
North of England +35 37 £381 +1.67% 8
West Midlands +16 33 £400 -
South West -4 29 £425 +11.48% 1
Yorkshire +18 23 £388 +3.33% 5
East of England +4 22 £408 +35.83% 2
East Midlands -2 16 £393 -7.65% 1
North West +18 14 £335 -4.29% 2
Systems Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 178 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (25.12%) Finance
3 84 (20.29%) SQL
4 77 (18.60%) Business Analysis
5 65 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (14.73%) Data Analysis
7 59 (14.25%) Scrum
8 57 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (12.80%) JIRA
10 44 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (10.63%) Project Management
11 43 (10.39%) Oracle
11 43 (10.39%) MS Visio
12 42 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 38 (9.18%) Waterfall
14 37 (8.94%) User Stories
14 37 (8.94%) Retail
15 36 (8.70%) Data Modelling
16 35 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
17 33 (7.97%) XML
18 32 (7.73%) Java
19 31 (7.49%) Banking
20 30 (7.25%) .NET
21 29 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (7.00%) Workflow
21 29 (7.00%) Service Delivery
21 29 (7.00%) SDLC
22 28 (6.76%) Web Services
22 28 (6.76%) OO
22 28 (6.76%) Git (software)

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 13 (3.14%) Confluence
2 11 (2.66%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (1.93%) CMS
4 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.69%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (10.39%) MS Visio
2 35 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (1.69%) Simulink
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Sonata
2 10 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.69%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.69%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.21%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.97%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.72%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.72%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.48%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.24%) Maximo
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 16 (3.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 6 (1.45%) GitHub
2 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.72%) IaaS
3 3 (0.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Serverless
5 1 (0.24%) Taleo
5 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.11%) Internet
2 10 (2.42%) SAN
3 8 (1.93%) Network Security
4 7 (1.69%) Wireless
5 4 (0.97%) LAN
5 4 (0.97%) WAN
5 4 (0.97%) WLAN
6 3 (0.72%) 3G
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.72%) FTP
6 3 (0.72%) HTTP
6 3 (0.72%) Intranet
7 2 (0.48%) ATM
7 2 (0.48%) SMS
8 1 (0.24%) Extranet
8 1 (0.24%) Firewall
8 1 (0.24%) NAS
8 1 (0.24%) OFDM
8 1 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.83%) Relational Database
2 18 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.38%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.69%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.21%) Big Data
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.72%) DB2
8 3 (0.72%) Siebel EIM
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.48%) MySQL
9 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 53 (12.80%) JIRA
2 28 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.62%) Subversion
5 11 (2.66%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.42%) Hudson
6 10 (2.42%) Maven
6 10 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (2.42%) Selenium
6 10 (2.42%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.93%) git-flow
8 5 (1.21%) MSTest
8 5 (1.21%) NUnit
8 5 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.97%) AccuRev
10 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.48%) Toad
12 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 104 (25.12%) Finance
2 37 (8.94%) Retail
3 31 (7.49%) Banking
4 21 (5.07%) Legal
5 15 (3.62%) Law
6 13 (3.14%) Front Office
7 9 (2.17%) Back Office
8 8 (1.93%) Automotive
9 7 (1.69%) Publishing
10 6 (1.45%) Billing
11 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.97%) Marketing
11 4 (0.97%) Military
11 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 248 (59.90%) Analyst
2 123 (29.71%) Business Analyst
3 73 (17.63%) Systems Analyst
4 59 (14.25%) Developer
5 57 (13.77%) Business Systems Analyst
6 21 (5.07%) Architect
6 21 (5.07%) Data Analyst
7 18 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (4.11%) Service Analyst
9 15 (3.62%) Consultant
9 15 (3.62%) IT Analyst
9 15 (3.62%) Salesforce Developer
10 12 (2.90%) Data Business Analyst
10 12 (2.90%) Programmer
11 11 (2.66%) Analyst Programmer
11 11 (2.66%) Banking Analyst
11 11 (2.66%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (2.66%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.97%) XML
2 30 (7.25%) .NET
3 28 (6.76%) Web Services
4 26 (6.28%) RESTful
5 22 (5.31%) CSS
5 22 (5.31%) HTML
6 19 (4.59%) SOAP
7 16 (3.86%) Visualforce
8 12 (2.90%) XML Schema
9 10 (2.42%) XSD
10 8 (1.93%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.69%) Middleware
11 7 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
12 6 (1.45%) WCF
13 5 (1.21%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.21%) FpML
14 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.07%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.62%) User Experience
5 13 (3.14%) Derivative
6 10 (2.42%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.42%) iPad
6 10 (2.42%) iPhone
7 9 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.21%) CMDB
10 4 (0.97%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.72%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.83%) Windows
2 18 (4.35%) Unix
3 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.17%) Linux
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (18.60%) Business Analysis
3 61 (14.73%) Data Analysis
4 59 (14.25%) Scrum
5 57 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (10.63%) Project Management
6 44 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 38 (9.18%) Waterfall
8 37 (8.94%) User Stories
9 36 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 29 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (7.00%) SDLC
10 29 (7.00%) Service Delivery
10 29 (7.00%) Workflow
11 28 (6.76%) OO
12 26 (6.28%) Migration
12 26 (6.28%) Test Scripting
13 25 (6.04%) Data Mapping
14 24 (5.80%) Use Case
15 23 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.29%) SQL
2 32 (7.73%) Java
3 27 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.11%) C++
5 16 (3.86%) Apex Code
6 15 (3.62%) SOQL
7 12 (2.90%) C#
7 12 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.66%) MATLAB
9 10 (2.42%) Apple Swift
9 10 (2.42%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.93%) Python
11 7 (1.69%) SAPscript
11 7 (1.69%) VBA
12 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.21%) C
13 5 (1.21%) VB
14 3 (0.72%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (5.31%) Degree
2 20 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.59%) ISEB
4 10 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.97%) IIBA
9 3 (0.72%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) AAT
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) CBAP
11 1 (0.24%) HNC
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.35%) QA
2 17 (4.11%) GDPR
3 13 (3.14%) SLA
4 6 (1.45%) PMO
5 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.48%) GAAP
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) vSphere
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.72%) vRealize
3 2 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.48%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 43 (10.39%) Oracle
2 42 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.35%) SAP
4 17 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.66%) ATG
5 11 (2.66%) HP
6 10 (2.42%) VMware
7 9 (2.17%) Cognos
8 8 (1.93%) IBM
9 7 (1.69%) hybris
10 4 (0.97%) Cisco
10 4 (0.97%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.97%) EMC
10 4 (0.97%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.97%) Retek
11 3 (0.72%) Capita
11 3 (0.72%) Citrix
11 3 (0.72%) Siebel
11 3 (0.72%) Tableau