The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 360 297
Rank change year-on-year +44 -63  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 288 271 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.58% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 175 214
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.41% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £19.45 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £36.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.09 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.84% +18.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst 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
South East +59 121 £435 +24.28% 18
London +23 97 £450 +12.50% 19
North West +31 28 £375 +14.50% 5
East of England -2 12 £433 +20.13% 7
Yorkshire +10 11 £325 -3.70% 4
East Midlands -10 9 £388 +24.00% 1
West Midlands +8 5 £405 +22.72% 1
South West -22 2 £318 -9.28% 7
Midlands +7 1 - -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 182 (37.30%) Finance
2 160 (32.79%) SQL
3 111 (22.75%) Oracle
3 111 (22.75%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (22.54%) Data Analysis
5 100 (20.49%) Relational Database
6 83 (17.01%) SDLC
6 83 (17.01%) Business Analysis
7 81 (16.60%) XML
8 71 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (13.93%) Web Services
10 64 (13.11%) OO
11 63 (12.91%) OOD
12 62 (12.70%) Systems Analysis
13 50 (10.25%) Banking
14 47 (9.63%) ITIL
15 45 (9.22%) Python
16 43 (8.81%) Microsoft
17 42 (8.61%) Migration
18 40 (8.20%) Retail
19 36 (7.38%) Degree
20 35 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
21 34 (6.97%) MS Visio
22 30 (6.15%) BPR
23 29 (5.94%) Unix
24 28 (5.74%) Windows
24 28 (5.74%) Oracle Database
25 27 (5.53%) Workflow
26 26 (5.33%) SQL Server
26 26 (5.33%) Data Centre

Systems Analyst Skill Set
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 10 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.84%) CMS
3 6 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.82%) IIS
5 3 (0.61%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.41%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (6.97%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.28%) MS Office
4 15 (3.07%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Mingle
7 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.02%) MFGPRO
2 3 (0.61%) Infor CloudSuite
2 3 (0.61%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 3 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) Demantra
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.41%) HFM
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.41%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.41%) Sonata
3 2 (0.41%) Summit
3 2 (0.41%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.41%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.05%) SaaS
2 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
3 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Taleo
4 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.05%) Firewall
2 8 (1.64%) Network Security
3 5 (1.02%) LAN
3 5 (1.02%) WAN
4 4 (0.82%) Internet
5 3 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.61%) SAN
5 3 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.41%) BGP
6 2 (0.41%) HSRP
6 2 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.41%) OSPF
6 2 (0.41%) SMS
6 2 (0.41%) TETRA
6 2 (0.41%) VRRP
7 1 (0.20%) DHCP
7 1 (0.20%) GSM
7 1 (0.20%) SMTP
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.49%) Relational Database
2 28 (5.74%) Oracle Database
3 26 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.82%) GIS
11 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.61%) MS Access
11 3 (0.61%) QlikView
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.41%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 16 (3.28%) JIRA
2 9 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.41%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Software Modeler
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
General
1 182 (37.30%) Finance
2 50 (10.25%) Banking
3 40 (8.20%) Retail
4 16 (3.28%) Law
5 10 (2.05%) Back Office
6 7 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Legal
6 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Front Office
8 5 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.60%) XML
2 68 (13.93%) Web Services
3 16 (3.28%) .NET
4 5 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.02%) HTML
4 5 (1.02%) XSD
4 5 (1.02%) XSL
5 4 (0.82%) SOAP
6 3 (0.61%) REST
6 3 (0.61%) XSLT
7 2 (0.41%) CSS
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) Murex MxML
7 2 (0.41%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.20%) Drools
8 1 (0.20%) Flash
8 1 (0.20%) HTML5
8 1 (0.20%) JSP
8 1 (0.20%) ODBC
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 111 (22.75%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.12%) Data Structures
4 14 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.84%) User Experience
6 6 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.02%) Learning Management System
7 5 (1.02%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.82%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.82%) EPoS
8 4 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.82%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.61%) Derivative
10 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.41%) NHS
10 2 (0.41%) PKI
10 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.94%) Unix
2 28 (5.74%) Windows
3 15 (3.07%) Linux
4 10 (2.05%) AIX
5 9 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.41%) OS/390
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Fedora
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (22.54%) Data Analysis
2 83 (17.01%) Business Analysis
2 83 (17.01%) SDLC
3 71 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (13.11%) OO
5 63 (12.91%) OOD
6 62 (12.70%) Systems Analysis
7 47 (9.63%) ITIL
8 42 (8.61%) Migration
9 35 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (6.15%) BPR
11 27 (5.53%) Workflow
12 25 (5.12%) Data Modelling
12 25 (5.12%) ERP
13 24 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (4.71%) User Stories
15 22 (4.51%) Business Process Analysis
15 22 (4.51%) Project Management
15 22 (4.51%) Service Management
15 22 (4.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 160 (32.79%) SQL
2 45 (9.22%) Python
3 9 (1.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.43%) C#
6 6 (1.23%) Java
6 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.61%) VB
7 3 (0.61%) VBA
8 2 (0.41%) C
8 2 (0.41%) JCL
8 2 (0.41%) Perl
9 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.20%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) UniBasic
9 1 (0.20%) VB6
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (7.38%) Degree
2 20 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.66%) ISEB
3 13 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.61%) ACCA
6 3 (0.61%) CIMA
6 3 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.20%) APMP
8 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CISSP
8 1 (0.20%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.87%) SLA
2 12 (2.46%) QA
3 9 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.64%) IFRS
4 8 (1.64%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.23%) MiFID
6 4 (0.82%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.61%) SEPA
8 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.20%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.20%) IAG
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) Control-M
3 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 111 (22.75%) Oracle
2 43 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.28%) NetIQ
4 15 (3.07%) SAP
5 11 (2.25%) VMware
6 10 (2.05%) Cisco
7 9 (1.84%) HP
8 6 (1.23%) Adobe
8 6 (1.23%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.23%) QAD
9 5 (1.02%) NetApp
10 4 (0.82%) Casewise
10 4 (0.82%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.82%) Murex
10 4 (0.82%) Orchard
10 4 (0.82%) Workday
11 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.61%) Infor
11 3 (0.61%) Northgate
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