The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 135 143
Rank change year-on-year +31 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 28 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
Median daily rate £375 £328 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% +10.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £128 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £398 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
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 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 2453 3629 3440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.93% 94.33% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 2172 1806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 171 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire +28 9 £350 -5.08% 1
Lancashire +27 7 £350 +75.00%
Manchester +10 7 £400 +77.77% 4
Merseyside +5 5 £375 +15.38%
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) JIRA
4 8 (20.51%) Data Structures
5 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (17.95%) User Stories
5 7 (17.95%) Retail
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) UML
6 6 (15.38%) Banking
6 6 (15.38%) Data Management
6 6 (15.38%) Use Case
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Adobe
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) e-Learning
8 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (7.69%) QA
9 3 (7.69%) Master Data Management
9 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) MS Office
9 3 (7.69%) Service Management
9 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.69%) Firewall
9 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) Mingle
4 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Structures
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) e-Learning
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) User Stories
3 6 (15.38%) Data Management
3 6 (15.38%) UML
3 6 (15.38%) Use Case
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) APMP
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.56%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.56%) Yardi
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