Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 91 70
Rank change year-on-year -13 -21 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.39% 0.95% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.98% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Essex median daily rate £438 £407 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.49% +35.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £414 £271 £223
90th Percentile £471 £439 £510
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Essex median hourly rate - £33.17 £36.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.05% +11.84%
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £33.17 £36.07
% change year-on-year -46.60% -8.05% +60.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 977 814 842
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 97.02% 98.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 532 476
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £261 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 78 169
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.62% +21.30% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.78 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.88 £63.75 £42.87
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.81% -5.07%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Essex

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Essex

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Essex

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea -3 2 £425 +3.41%
Basildon - 1 £450 -
Systems Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) HL7
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SystemC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (25.00%) Lorenzo
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (25.00%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (25.00%) RUP
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) HL7
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cerner
2 1 (25.00%) Civica
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (25.00%) MEDITECH