The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Senior System Analyst
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 421 428
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Analyst 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £455 £350
% change year-on-year -6.59% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Analyst in London

Senior Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Analyst in London

Senior Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Analyst in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Systems Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Systems Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Systems Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Systems Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +3 1 £575 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Senior Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 7 (70.00%) MiFID
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (30.00%) Workday
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Workday HCM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Senior 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (10.00%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) BPMN
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Workday
2 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft