Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 460 471
Rank change year-on-year -106 +11 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 76 158 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 115 116
London median daily rate £435 £438 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% -4.89% +2.22%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £356
90th Percentile £550 £620 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £409
% change year-on-year - +3.98% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £30.00 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -

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 43,019 42,105 42,682
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.99% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,101 30,251 30,626
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 524 514
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.59 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -53 21 £450 -5.26% 5
West London -12 8 £303 -37.95% 2
North London -3 3 £325 -
Business Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Business 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 London region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 29 (38.16%) Business Analysis
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
6 12 (15.79%) Migration
7 10 (13.16%) Degree
7 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (13.16%) Analytics
8 9 (11.84%) Retail
9 8 (10.53%) Change Management
10 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
10 7 (9.21%) Banking
10 7 (9.21%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.89%) Workflow
11 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
12 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.58%) Front Office
12 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (6.58%) ERP
13 4 (5.26%) ITIL
13 4 (5.26%) CRM
13 4 (5.26%) Project Management
13 4 (5.26%) Marketing
13 4 (5.26%) Legal
13 4 (5.26%) System Testing
13 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.26%) SDLC

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 1 (1.32%) Confluence
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.32%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) CTI
2 2 (2.63%) PBX
3 1 (1.32%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.63%) QlikView
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Retail
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Front Office
5 4 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) Back Office
7 2 (2.63%) French Language
7 2 (2.63%) Publishing
8 1 (1.32%) Advertising
8 1 (1.32%) Billing
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Law
8 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Web Services
1 2 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) COM
2 1 (1.32%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) J2EE
2 1 (1.32%) JSP
2 1 (1.32%) REST
2 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.63%) IVR
3 2 (2.63%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Equities
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) LIMS
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.32%) Robotics
4 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Business Analysis
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) Migration
4 10 (13.16%) Analytics
5 8 (10.53%) Change Management
6 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
6 7 (9.21%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
8 5 (6.58%) ERP
8 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.26%) CRM
9 4 (5.26%) ITIL
9 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) SDLC
9 4 (5.26%) System Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.95%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
10 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
2 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) MBA
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) GDPR
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) MiFID
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) Epicor
3 2 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (1.32%) FactSet
4 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.32%) Kofax
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Wallstreet Suite