The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 30 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.

System Analyst
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.57% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year +17.21% -9.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.18 - -
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 302 322 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.97% 95.55% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 211 155
Median daily rate £365 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Merseyside

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Merseyside

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Merseyside

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 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
Liverpool +3 2 £375 +15.38%
Systems Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Merseyside region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Captivate
1 4 (57.14%) e-Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds