Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £407 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 74 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 -34 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 13 8 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.63% 0.91% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.94% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 34
Essex median daily rate £407 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.67% -14.29% +46.60%
10th Percentile £310 £189 £316
90th Percentile £475 £494 £414
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.53% +7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Essex median hourly rate £33.17 £36.07 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +11.84% -3.73%
10th Percentile £33.08 £36.01 £32.03
90th Percentile £33.25 £36.13 £32.68
East of England median hourly rate £26.08 £31.44 £26.00
% change year-on-year -17.03% +20.91% -22.39%

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 773 851 1159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.15% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 503 653
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £214 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 149 157
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +8.47% +40.48%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.65
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 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
Southend-on-Sea -28 7 £420 +40.00%
Witham -1 4 £338 -38.64%
Systems Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Data Mapping
1 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) XML
1 7 (53.85%) XSLT
1 7 (53.85%) UML
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Ingres
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) Huawei
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 3 (23.08%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis

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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) BGP
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) HSRP
1 3 (23.08%) IPsec
1 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
1 3 (23.08%) Junos
1 3 (23.08%) NX-OS
1 3 (23.08%) OSPF
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
1 3 (23.08%) SNMP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) VRRP
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
1 4 (30.77%) Ingres
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
1 7 (53.85%) XML
1 7 (53.85%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
1 7 (53.85%) Data Mapping
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (23.08%) Data Munging
3 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) DFS Replication
2 3 (23.08%) NFS
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Huawei
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) IBM