Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 414 342
Rank change year-on-year -36 -72 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 430 559 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 370 476
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £242
90th Percentile £535 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 17
England median hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -10.71% -33.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.58 £15.95
90th Percentile £41.50 £36.90 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -10.71% -32.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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 -27 188 £406 -4.41% 13
South East -10 93 £400 - 9
North of England +12 50 £400 +6.67% 3
South West +10 34 £388 +13.97% 2
Midlands +2 34 £369 +5.36% 5
East of England -24 27 £407 +8.53% 3
North West +1 26 £425 +17.24% 1
West Midlands +20 19 £363 +7.41%
Yorkshire -9 18 £350 -17.65%
East Midlands +1 15 £410 +17.14% 5
North East +71 6 £375 +36.36% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 119 (27.67%) SQL
2 105 (24.42%) Finance
3 93 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.91%) Systems Analysis
5 64 (14.88%) Microsoft
6 61 (14.19%) Business Analysis
7 52 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (11.63%) Data Analysis
8 50 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (11.40%) Banking
10 46 (10.70%) Oracle
11 45 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (8.37%) SQL Server
13 33 (7.67%) Data Modelling
14 29 (6.74%) CRM
14 29 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (6.51%) ERP
15 28 (6.51%) Use Case
16 27 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
17 26 (6.05%) SDLC
18 25 (5.81%) UML
18 25 (5.81%) Windows
19 24 (5.58%) Scrum
20 23 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
21 22 (5.12%) User Stories
21 22 (5.12%) ITIL
21 22 (5.12%) Management Information System
22 21 (4.88%) SAP
22 21 (4.88%) MS Visio
23 20 (4.65%) Project Management

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 11 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.16%) CMS
4 5 (1.16%) SAS
5 4 (0.93%) Confluence
5 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) Mule
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.23%) Stata
7 1 (0.23%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.16%) iTrent
4 4 (0.93%) Actimize
4 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.93%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.70%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.70%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.47%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.02%) Office 365
2 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.09%) ATM
1 9 (2.09%) Firewall
1 9 (2.09%) SAN
2 7 (1.63%) SMS
2 7 (1.63%) VPN
3 6 (1.40%) DNS
3 6 (1.40%) Internet
4 5 (1.16%) DHCP
5 4 (0.93%) SSL
6 3 (0.70%) BGP
6 3 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.70%) HSRP
6 3 (0.70%) IPsec
6 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.70%) Junos
6 3 (0.70%) OSPF
6 3 (0.70%) Skype
6 3 (0.70%) SNMP
6 3 (0.70%) VRRP
6 3 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.63%) DataStage
4 7 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.40%) Power BI
6 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.93%) Ingres
7 4 (0.93%) MySQL
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.70%) Big Data
8 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.86%) JIRA
3 3 (0.70%) Toad
4 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) GitLab
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 105 (24.42%) Finance
2 49 (11.40%) Banking
3 18 (4.19%) Retail
4 11 (2.56%) Legal
4 11 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.86%) Marketing
6 7 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.63%) Law
7 6 (1.40%) Billing
7 6 (1.40%) Publishing
7 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.93%) Automotive
8 4 (0.93%) Front Office
8 4 (0.93%) Local Government
8 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.72%) XML
2 13 (3.02%) Middleware
3 11 (2.56%) .NET
3 11 (2.56%) Web Services
4 7 (1.63%) XSLT
5 5 (1.16%) JSON
5 5 (1.16%) SOAP
6 4 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.93%) J2EE
7 3 (0.70%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.70%) Spring
7 3 (0.70%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.47%) CSS
8 2 (0.47%) REST
8 2 (0.47%) WinForms
9 1 (0.23%) EDI
9 1 (0.23%) HTML
9 1 (0.23%) JDBC
9 1 (0.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.02%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.02%) SWIFT
4 10 (2.33%) User Experience
5 9 (2.09%) Derivative
6 7 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.63%) Equities
6 7 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.93%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.70%) AS400
10 3 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.70%) EPoS
10 3 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.70%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.47%) FMCG
11 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.81%) Windows
2 15 (3.49%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.93%) Unix
4 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) Linux
5 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.91%) Systems Analysis
3 61 (14.19%) Business Analysis
4 50 (11.63%) Data Analysis
4 50 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (7.67%) Data Modelling
7 29 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (6.74%) CRM
8 28 (6.51%) ERP
8 28 (6.51%) Use Case
9 26 (6.05%) SDLC
10 25 (5.81%) UML
11 24 (5.58%) Scrum
12 22 (5.12%) ITIL
12 22 (5.12%) User Stories
13 20 (4.65%) Project Management
14 18 (4.19%) Migration
15 17 (3.95%) Waterfall
16 15 (3.49%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.67%) SQL
2 14 (3.26%) PL/SQL
3 13 (3.02%) Java
4 10 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.40%) C#
6 5 (1.16%) C
6 5 (1.16%) Python
6 5 (1.16%) VBA
7 4 (0.93%) R
8 3 (0.70%) C++
8 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.70%) RPG
8 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.23%) Julia
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (4.42%) Degree
2 18 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.49%) ISEB
3 15 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.93%) HND
4 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.47%) CIMA
5 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) MCSE
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ACCA
6 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CFA
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.95%) GDPR
2 12 (2.79%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.09%) ISO 8583
3 9 (2.09%) QA
4 8 (1.86%) MiFID
5 7 (1.63%) SEPA
5 7 (1.63%) SLA
6 5 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.93%) EMIR
7 4 (0.93%) PMO
8 2 (0.47%) GAAP
8 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.47%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.47%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.23%) Basel II
9 1 (0.23%) COREP
9 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.09%) DFS Replication
3 3 (0.70%) NFS
3 3 (0.70%) vSphere
4 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.79%) SCCM
2 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.70%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.70%) Oracle
3 21 (4.88%) SAP
4 13 (3.02%) VMware
5 11 (2.56%) NetApp
6 10 (2.33%) IBM
7 9 (2.09%) Cognos
8 8 (1.86%) Tableau
9 7 (1.63%) Citrix
9 7 (1.63%) HP
9 7 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.16%) Cisco
10 5 (1.16%) Northgate
11 4 (0.93%) McAfee
11 4 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.70%) Clearswift
12 3 (0.70%) Huawei
12 3 (0.70%) Juniper
12 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.47%) Pega