The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Analysis
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.90% 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.90% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £198 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +1.85%  

Systems Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 178 332 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 84.76% 77.03% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 204 185
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 25
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in Lancashire

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in Lancashire

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in Lancashire

Systems Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Preston -3 1 £400 +102.53%
Systems Analysis
North West

Systems Analysis
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Systems Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle