The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 29 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 1.89% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.04% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £330 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £313 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year +17.21% -9.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 540 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.94% 92.62% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 303 474
Median daily rate £358 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Glasgow

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Glasgow

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Glasgow region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.69%) SAS
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft