Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 176 193
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 26 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 30
North West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £320 £288 £309
90th Percentile £490 £463 £397
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -10.71% -33.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5392 6506 8112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.36% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 4186 4845
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 240 403
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.91 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the North West

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 Systems Analyst in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in the North West

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in the North West

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 Systems Analyst in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in the North West

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 Systems Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 10 £425 +6.25%
Lancashire +16 6 £350 - 1
Cheshire +8 6 £450 +9.09%
Merseyside +2 2 £350 +24.44%
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North West region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Data Analysis
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Banking
5 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (26.92%) IBM
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) DataStage
8 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Cognos
8 5 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) Time Management
8 5 (19.23%) Kanban
8 5 (19.23%) Tableau
9 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
9 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (15.38%) CRM
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) SLA
10 3 (11.54%) SAS
10 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (11.54%) Data Lineage
11 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
11 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation

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 3 (11.54%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 802.15
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) IPv6
1 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) DataStage
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.85%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Data Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Kanban
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Lineage
6 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Telesales
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cognos
2 5 (19.23%) Tableau
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) HP