The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
England / London
Rank 317 342 295
Rank change year-on-year +25 -47  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 89 98 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 84
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year +17.21% -9.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £34.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.37% -30.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £24.00 £22.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £24.00 £46.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.09 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.84% +18.00%  

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 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
City of London +2 14 £525 +13.51% 8
Uxbridge - 2 £335 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 54 (31.58%) Finance
1 54 (31.58%) SQL
2 38 (22.22%) Banking
3 33 (19.30%) Systems Analysis
4 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (12.87%) Retail
6 22 (12.87%) Business Analysis
6 22 (12.87%) SDLC
7 20 (11.70%) Data Analysis
7 20 (11.70%) ITIL
8 19 (11.11%) Migration
9 18 (10.53%) Oracle
10 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
11 15 (8.77%) ERP
11 15 (8.77%) Law
11 15 (8.77%) Data Centre
12 13 (7.60%) XML
13 12 (7.02%) .NET
14 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
14 11 (6.43%) Web Services
14 11 (6.43%) NetIQ
14 11 (6.43%) Tivoli
14 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (6.43%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.85%) Project Management
15 10 (5.85%) Validation
15 10 (5.85%) SLA
16 9 (5.26%) MS Excel

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.34%) IIS
3 3 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.09%) MS Office
4 6 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.17%) Demantra
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.17%) HFM
2 2 (1.17%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.17%) Summit
2 2 (1.17%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.58%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.17%) IaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) LAN
1 3 (1.75%) WAN
1 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) MVNO
3 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.17%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Essbase
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) MS Access
8 1 (0.58%) QlikView
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.17%) Toad
3 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) Rational Software Modeler
3 1 (0.58%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (31.58%) Finance
2 38 (22.22%) Banking
3 22 (12.87%) Retail
4 15 (8.77%) Law
5 6 (3.51%) Back Office
5 6 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.51%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.92%) Legal
7 4 (2.34%) Front Office
8 3 (1.75%) Marketing
9 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.17%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.17%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) XML
2 12 (7.02%) .NET
3 11 (6.43%) Web Services
4 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.34%) HTML
5 2 (1.17%) J2EE
5 2 (1.17%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.58%) CSS
6 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.58%) Flash
6 1 (0.58%) JSP
6 1 (0.58%) ODBC
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.58%) REST
6 1 (0.58%) SOAP
6 1 (0.58%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.09%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.51%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Learning Management System
5 5 (2.92%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.75%) Derivative
7 3 (1.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) APACS
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) PDA
8 1 (0.58%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.26%) Windows
2 7 (4.09%) Unix
3 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) Systems Analysis
2 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.87%) Business Analysis
3 22 (12.87%) SDLC
4 20 (11.70%) Data Analysis
4 20 (11.70%) ITIL
5 19 (11.11%) Migration
6 15 (8.77%) ERP
7 11 (6.43%) Waterfall
8 10 (5.85%) Project Management
8 10 (5.85%) Validation
9 9 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.26%) OO
9 9 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.26%) User Stories
10 8 (4.68%) OOD
10 8 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.09%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.58%) SQL
2 8 (4.68%) Python
2 8 (4.68%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.34%) C#
3 4 (2.34%) Java
3 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.75%) VB
5 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.17%) Perl
5 2 (1.17%) VBA
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) C++
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) UniBasic
6 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.51%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) ACCA
4 1 (0.58%) CIMA
4 1 (0.58%) CISSP
4 1 (0.58%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) SLA
2 7 (4.09%) IFRS
2 7 (4.09%) IFRS 9
3 6 (3.51%) QA
4 5 (2.92%) MiFID
5 4 (2.34%) SEPA
6 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.75%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.58%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.58%) TARGET2
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) IAG
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.43%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.17%) Control-M
3 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Kibana
4 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (10.53%) Oracle
2 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.43%) NetIQ
4 6 (3.51%) SAP
5 5 (2.92%) Hyperion
5 5 (2.92%) VMware
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco
6 4 (2.34%) Murex
7 3 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.75%) Orchard
7 3 (1.75%) Workday
8 2 (1.17%) Adobe
8 2 (1.17%) Charles River
8 2 (1.17%) Citrix
8 2 (1.17%) Dell
8 2 (1.17%) HP
8 2 (1.17%) NetApp
8 2 (1.17%) Northgate
8 2 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.58%) Cognos
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