The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 399 308
Rank change year-on-year +70 -91  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 271 241 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 173 205
Median daily rate £425 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Median hourly rate £24.66 £19.25 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.10% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £16.65 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.46 £21.85 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £22.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year -46.97% +15.68%  

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 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +51 116 £443 -6.84% 17
South East +35 85 £435 +14.92% 6
North West +14 27 £419 +67.50% 3
West Midlands +26 10 £381 +1.66% 8
South West +8 9 £275 -12.69% 7
East Midlands -9 8 £500 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire +21 7 £375 +4.89% 4
East of England -9 7 £240 -41.81% 1
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 199 (35.99%) Finance
2 197 (35.62%) SQL
3 143 (25.86%) Oracle
4 138 (24.95%) Data Analysis
5 135 (24.41%) Relational Database
6 127 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
7 97 (17.54%) SDLC
7 97 (17.54%) XML
8 94 (17.00%) Business Analysis
9 91 (16.46%) Web Services
10 86 (15.55%) Systems Analysis
11 83 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (14.83%) OO
13 79 (14.29%) OOD
14 55 (9.95%) Python
15 52 (9.40%) Unix
16 51 (9.22%) MS Visio
17 50 (9.04%) Banking
18 46 (8.32%) Automated Trading
19 44 (7.96%) Workflow
20 43 (7.78%) Microsoft
21 42 (7.59%) Degree
22 40 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
23 39 (7.05%) BPR
24 37 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
25 35 (6.33%) Business Process Analysis
26 34 (6.15%) User Stories
27 33 (5.97%) Data Flow Diagram
27 33 (5.97%) Data Modelling
28 30 (5.42%) Oracle Database

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 17 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (1.81%) CMS
3 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.27%) SAS
5 5 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.90%) Confluence
6 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.18%) Mule
8 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (9.22%) MS Visio
2 30 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.71%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) Stata
6 3 (0.54%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) HFM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.54%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.36%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.18%) iTrent
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.18%) Postilion
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.45%) SaaS
2 5 (0.90%) Office 365
3 4 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.54%) Trello
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.35%) Internet
2 8 (1.45%) ATM
3 6 (1.08%) Firewall
4 5 (0.90%) Network Security
5 3 (0.54%) LAN
5 3 (0.54%) VPN
5 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 2 (0.36%) LDAP
6 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.36%) SSH
6 2 (0.36%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) TETRA
6 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) DKIM
7 1 (0.18%) DMARC
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) SMS
7 1 (0.18%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (24.41%) Relational Database
2 30 (5.42%) Oracle Database
3 27 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (3.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.08%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.54%) DataStage
11 3 (0.54%) GIS
11 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.54%) MS Access
11 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.54%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (3.80%) JIRA
2 9 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.27%) Selenium
4 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.72%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.54%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.36%) TestRail
6 2 (0.36%) Toad
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 199 (35.99%) Finance
2 50 (9.04%) Banking
3 30 (5.42%) Retail
4 12 (2.17%) Legal
5 10 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.45%) Law
7 5 (0.90%) Back Office
7 5 (0.90%) General Ledger
7 5 (0.90%) Marketing
7 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.72%) Automotive
8 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (17.54%) XML
2 91 (16.46%) Web Services
3 17 (3.07%) .NET
4 11 (1.99%) HTML
5 8 (1.45%) J2EE
6 6 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.08%) SOAP
7 4 (0.72%) Flash
8 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.54%) CSS
8 3 (0.54%) JSON
8 3 (0.54%) JSP
8 3 (0.54%) REST
8 3 (0.54%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.36%) Middleware
9 2 (0.36%) Murex MxML
9 2 (0.36%) WinForms
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 127 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.80%) Data Structures
2 21 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.89%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.17%) User Experience
5 8 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.45%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.08%) e-Learning
6 6 (1.08%) PlayStation
7 5 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 5 (0.90%) Learning Management System
7 5 (0.90%) Reinsurance
8 4 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.72%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.54%) Derivative
9 3 (0.54%) FMCG
10 2 (0.36%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.40%) Unix
2 21 (3.80%) Linux
3 20 (3.62%) Windows
4 14 (2.53%) AIX
5 9 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) OS/390
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Fedora
9 1 (0.18%) HPUX
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (24.95%) Data Analysis
2 97 (17.54%) SDLC
3 94 (17.00%) Business Analysis
4 86 (15.55%) Systems Analysis
5 83 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (14.83%) OO
7 79 (14.29%) OOD
8 46 (8.32%) Automated Trading
9 44 (7.96%) Workflow
10 40 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 39 (7.05%) BPR
12 37 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (6.33%) Business Process Analysis
14 34 (6.15%) User Stories
15 33 (5.97%) Data Flow Diagram
15 33 (5.97%) Data Modelling
16 27 (4.88%) Project Management
17 24 (4.34%) Migration
18 23 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (4.16%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 197 (35.62%) SQL
2 55 (9.95%) Python
3 15 (2.71%) Java
4 11 (1.99%) VBA
5 7 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.90%) C#
7 5 (0.90%) MATLAB
7 5 (0.90%) R
8 4 (0.72%) Julia
8 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.36%) C
9 2 (0.36%) Delphi
9 2 (0.36%) JCL
9 2 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (7.59%) Degree
2 20 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.35%) ISEB
4 12 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) ACCA
7 2 (0.36%) CIMA
7 2 (0.36%) PMP
7 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) APMP
8 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.18%) CBAP
8 1 (0.18%) IIBA
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.99%) Data Quality
1 11 (1.99%) QA
2 10 (1.81%) MiFID
3 9 (1.63%) IFRS
3 9 (1.63%) IFRS 9
4 8 (1.45%) ISO 8583
5 6 (1.08%) SLA
6 5 (0.90%) GDPR
7 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.54%) SEPA
7 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.36%) GAAP
8 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) IAG
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 143 (25.86%) Oracle
2 43 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.44%) SAP
4 11 (1.99%) HP
5 10 (1.81%) Adobe
5 10 (1.81%) Hyperion
5 10 (1.81%) Workday
6 9 (1.63%) Veritas
7 6 (1.08%) Cognos
8 4 (0.72%) IBM
8 4 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.72%) Tableau
8 4 (0.72%) VMware
9 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix
9 3 (0.54%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.54%) QAD
9 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.36%) BEA
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Washington Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £380 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago