The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Analysis
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 146 145
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £419 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £247 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.23 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.36 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.57% -23.52%  

Systems Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2381 3115 2862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.85% 82.06% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1960 1689
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in the North West

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in the North West

Systems Analysis
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 Systems Analysis in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in the North West

Systems Analysis
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 Systems Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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 +26 6 £425 +30.76% 2
Manchester +12 5 £388 +10.71%
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Systems Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 8 (38.10%) Finance
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) VBA
3 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
4 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 3 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (14.29%) MS Access
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2

Systems Analysis
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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Trello
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Liquidity Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
2 3 (14.29%) User Stories
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Data Strategy
3 2 (9.52%) Kanban
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBA
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) COBOL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) JD Edwards
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec