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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 135 145
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 9 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.73% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.52 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +1.85%  

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 2127 3164 2871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.38% 82.44% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1916 1562
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Lancashire +19 4 £375 +89.87% 1
Manchester +6 4 £400 +4.23% 5
Cheshire +22 1 £413 +57.14%
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (7.69%) HDInsight
5 1 (7.69%) Spark SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Trello
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management

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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mingle
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) HDInsight
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior COBOL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior COBOL Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) ATDD
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) RPG
3 1 (7.69%) RPG IV
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle