Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 412 370
Rank change year-on-year -27 -42 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 188 208 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 144 173
London median daily rate £406 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% - -
10th Percentile £272 £250 £309
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -16.67% -4.81%
10th Percentile £17.20 £16.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £27.80 £18.75 £34.30
England median hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -10.71% -33.32%

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 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in London

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in London

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in London

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 Systems Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in London

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Analyst in London

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 Systems Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +15 51 £425 -10.53% 4
West London -4 8 £413 +17.86% 2
South London -26 5 £353 -9.03%
North London -7 4 £325 -15.31%
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 57 (30.32%) SQL
2 45 (23.94%) Finance
3 40 (21.28%) Systems Analysis
4 29 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (15.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (13.83%) Business Analysis
5 26 (13.83%) Banking
6 25 (13.30%) Microsoft
7 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (11.17%) Oracle
9 20 (10.64%) Use Case
10 18 (9.57%) Data Modelling
11 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (8.51%) CRM
13 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
13 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (6.91%) Windows
14 13 (6.91%) Migration
14 13 (6.91%) SWIFT
15 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
15 12 (6.38%) ITIL
15 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (5.85%) Retail
16 11 (5.85%) GDPR
16 11 (5.85%) User Stories
17 10 (5.32%) Office 365
17 10 (5.32%) Windows Server
17 10 (5.32%) Degree

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 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (3.72%) MS Exchange
1 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) Confluence
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Stata
5 1 (0.53%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.13%) Actimize
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.60%) LatentZero
4 3 (1.60%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (1.60%) thinkFolio
5 2 (1.06%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (1.06%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.06%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.32%) Office 365
2 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) SAN
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) SMS
3 2 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) VLAN
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.13%) Power BI
5 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.53%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (2.13%) JIRA
2 3 (1.60%) Toad
3 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) JIRA Agile
General
1 45 (23.94%) Finance
2 26 (13.83%) Banking
3 11 (5.85%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.72%) Legal
5 4 (2.13%) Billing
5 4 (2.13%) Front Office
5 4 (2.13%) Local Government
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.53%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) .NET
2 4 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.13%) J2EE
2 4 (2.13%) Middleware
2 4 (2.13%) XML
3 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.60%) JSON
3 3 (1.60%) Spring
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) REST
4 2 (1.06%) SOAP
4 2 (1.06%) WinForms
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.53%) JDBC
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.53%) WSDL
5 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.91%) SWIFT
3 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.26%) Derivative
5 7 (3.72%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.72%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.72%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.19%) Equities
6 6 (3.19%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.06%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.06%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) FMCG
10 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.91%) Windows
2 10 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.53%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.28%) Systems Analysis
2 29 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (13.83%) Business Analysis
4 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.64%) Use Case
6 18 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (8.51%) CRM
9 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
10 13 (6.91%) Migration
11 12 (6.38%) ITIL
12 11 (5.85%) User Stories
13 9 (4.79%) Asset Management
13 9 (4.79%) ERP
13 9 (4.79%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.79%) Wireframes
14 8 (4.26%) SDLC
14 8 (4.26%) Task Automation
14 8 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.32%) SQL
2 10 (5.32%) Java
3 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.60%) C#
4 3 (1.60%) Python
4 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.60%) VBA
5 2 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) Julia
6 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.53%) R
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) ISEB
3 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) MCSE
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) GDPR
2 8 (4.26%) MiFID
3 7 (3.72%) QA
3 7 (3.72%) SEPA
4 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.13%) EMIR
5 2 (1.06%) GAAP
5 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.06%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.06%) SLA
5 2 (1.06%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.19%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) SCCM
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.17%) Oracle
3 9 (4.79%) VMware
4 7 (3.72%) Citrix
4 7 (3.72%) NetApp
5 6 (3.19%) SAP
6 4 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.60%) Cognos
7 3 (1.60%) Northgate
7 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.06%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.06%) Tableau
8 2 (1.06%) Workday
9 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.53%) Recommind
9 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.53%) Siemens
9 1 (0.53%) Snow