The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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.

System Analyst
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 348 296
Rank change year-on-year +41 -52  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 115 79 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 62 77
Median daily rate £443 £469 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +11.49% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £24.66 - £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £22.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year -46.97% +15.68%  

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 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 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 +18 35 £500 - 6
Hayes - 1 £335 -
South Croydon - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £325 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 62 (30.24%) SQL
2 54 (26.34%) Finance
3 44 (21.46%) Systems Analysis
4 37 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (15.61%) Data Analysis
5 32 (15.61%) Banking
6 30 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (13.17%) SDLC
8 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
9 23 (11.22%) Business Analysis
10 22 (10.73%) Oracle
11 17 (8.29%) XML
11 17 (8.29%) Data Modelling
11 17 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (7.80%) Migration
12 16 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (6.83%) Web Services
13 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
13 14 (6.83%) User Stories
14 13 (6.34%) Relational Database
14 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
14 13 (6.34%) Python
15 12 (5.85%) Use Case
15 12 (5.85%) Retail
15 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.85%) UML
15 12 (5.85%) .NET
16 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (5.37%) MS Visio
16 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 6 (2.93%) CMS
2 5 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.95%) SAS
3 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (5.37%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.39%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.95%) Stata
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.95%) HFM
3 2 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.98%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.49%) Demantra
4 1 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.49%) iTrent
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) SaaS
2 4 (1.95%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) DKIM
2 1 (0.49%) DMARC
2 1 (0.49%) DNS
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.49%) Network Security
2 1 (0.49%) SAN
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
2 1 (0.49%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
2 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.34%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.46%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.98%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.49%) Essbase
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.49%) Power BI
10 1 (0.49%) QlikView
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 7 (3.41%) JIRA
2 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.95%) Selenium
3 4 (1.95%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.98%) Toad
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) Rational Software Modeler
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (26.34%) Finance
2 32 (15.61%) Banking
3 12 (5.85%) Retail
4 9 (4.39%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.44%) Law
7 4 (1.95%) Marketing
8 3 (1.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) XML
2 14 (6.83%) Web Services
3 12 (5.85%) .NET
4 7 (3.41%) HTML
5 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.44%) J2EE
6 4 (1.95%) Flash
7 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.98%) Middleware
8 2 (0.98%) Murex MxML
8 2 (0.98%) WinForms
9 1 (0.49%) CSS
9 1 (0.49%) JSON
9 1 (0.49%) JSP
9 1 (0.49%) ODBC
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.49%) REST
9 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.93%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.93%) User Experience
5 5 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.44%) Learning Management System
5 5 (2.44%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.95%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.46%) Derivative
7 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.98%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.49%) APACS
9 1 (0.49%) Equities
9 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.90%) Windows
2 6 (2.93%) Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Unix
3 4 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) CentOS
6 1 (0.49%) Debian
6 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.46%) Systems Analysis
2 32 (15.61%) Data Analysis
3 30 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.17%) SDLC
5 23 (11.22%) Business Analysis
6 17 (8.29%) Data Modelling
6 17 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (7.80%) Migration
7 16 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.83%) User Stories
9 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.85%) UML
9 12 (5.85%) Use Case
10 11 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (5.37%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.88%) ERP
11 10 (4.88%) OO
12 9 (4.39%) Project Management
12 9 (4.39%) System Testing
13 8 (3.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.24%) SQL
2 13 (6.34%) Python
3 6 (2.93%) Java
4 5 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.95%) Julia
5 4 (1.95%) MATLAB
5 4 (1.95%) R
5 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.46%) VBA
7 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) UniBasic
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.93%) Degree
4 5 (2.44%) ISEB
5 3 (1.46%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) ACCA
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CBAP
6 1 (0.49%) CIMA
6 1 (0.49%) IIBA
6 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) MiFID
2 9 (4.39%) IFRS
2 9 (4.39%) IFRS 9
3 6 (2.93%) QA
4 4 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.95%) GDPR
5 3 (1.46%) SEPA
6 2 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.98%) GAAP
6 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.98%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.49%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.49%) IAG
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.49%) vSphere
2 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.73%) Oracle
3 7 (3.41%) Hyperion
4 6 (2.93%) Adobe
4 6 (2.93%) SAP
5 5 (2.44%) Workday
6 4 (1.95%) Cognos
6 4 (1.95%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.95%) VMware
7 3 (1.46%) Citrix
8 2 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.98%) Murex
8 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.49%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) NetApp
9 1 (0.49%) NGA Human Resources
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
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