The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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.

Business System Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 151 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Median daily rate £394 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% +14.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £130 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £454 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.47

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2718 3555 3523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.72% 94.75% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2207 2028
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 196
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the North West

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the North West

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the North West

Business Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the North West 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
Cheshire +29 4 £425 +25.92% 1
Manchester +17 3 £350 -14.11%
Merseyside -4 1 £375 +188.46%
Business Systems Analyst
England

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Business 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 North West region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Use Case
2 8 (29.63%) User Stories
3 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
3 7 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) UML
5 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Data Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
6 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) ResourceLink
7 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 3 (11.11%) Trello
7 3 (11.11%) User Experience
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Mingle

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Mingle
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ResourceLink
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Use Case
2 8 (29.63%) User Stories
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Workday
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.70%) Yardi