Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 January 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.

Business System Analyst
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 488 443 414
Rank change year-on-year -45 -29 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 139 166 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 130 135
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £336 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £629 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £17.43 £44.75
% change year-on-year +129.49% -61.05% +19.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,046 39,950 41,331
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.97% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,026 28,477 29,128
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £641 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 563 633
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Central London -14 41 £500 +11.11% 6
North London - 6 £325 -
West London -10 5 £500 +127.27% 1
South London - 4 £350 -
East London -9 1 £450 +20.00%
Business Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Business 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 London region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (34.53%) Business Analysis
2 46 (33.09%) Finance
3 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.27%) Banking
5 22 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.67%) Change Management
7 18 (12.95%) Asset Management
8 16 (11.51%) Systems Analysis
8 16 (11.51%) SQL
8 16 (11.51%) CRM
8 16 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (10.79%) Front Office
10 14 (10.07%) Migration
11 13 (9.35%) Data Analysis
11 13 (9.35%) Retail
12 12 (8.63%) Fixed Income
13 11 (7.91%) thinkFolio
13 11 (7.91%) Use Case
13 11 (7.91%) Charles River
13 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
15 9 (6.47%) ERP
15 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
15 9 (6.47%) SAP
15 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
15 9 (6.47%) Data Migration
15 9 (6.47%) Waterfall
15 9 (6.47%) Process Improvement
16 8 (5.76%) User Stories
16 8 (5.76%) Project Management

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.16%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 11 (7.91%) thinkFolio
2 7 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.16%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.16%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.44%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (1.44%) Lawson
4 2 (1.44%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.44%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.44%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.44%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.16%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.72%) OLAP
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Toad
4 1 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 24 (17.27%) Banking
3 15 (10.79%) Front Office
4 13 (9.35%) Retail
5 4 (2.88%) Back Office
5 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.88%) Publishing
5 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.16%) International Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Local Government
6 3 (2.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.44%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.44%) Legal
7 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.44%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) .NET
2 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) Spring
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Fixed Income
2 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) Fintech
4 5 (3.60%) EPoS
5 4 (2.88%) Derivative
6 3 (2.16%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.44%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.53%) Business Analysis
2 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (13.67%) Change Management
5 18 (12.95%) Asset Management
6 16 (11.51%) CRM
6 16 (11.51%) Systems Analysis
6 16 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (10.07%) Migration
8 13 (9.35%) Data Analysis
9 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.91%) Use Case
10 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.47%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.47%) ERP
11 9 (6.47%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.47%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.76%) ITIL
12 8 (5.76%) Project Management
12 8 (5.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C#
3 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) ISEB
2 3 (2.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) CBAP
3 2 (1.44%) IIBA
3 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.44%) PMP
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) APMP
4 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) MiFID
2 5 (3.60%) EMIR
2 5 (3.60%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) Government Security Classifications
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (7.91%) Charles River
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) SAP
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 5 (3.60%) Yardi
5 4 (2.88%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.16%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.44%) Baan
7 2 (1.44%) CODA
7 2 (1.44%) Cognos
7 2 (1.44%) Epicor
7 2 (1.44%) hybris
7 2 (1.44%) Infor
7 2 (1.44%) Northgate
7 2 (1.44%) Sage
8 1 (0.72%) CA
8 1 (0.72%) FactSet
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Siemens
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau