The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 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.

System Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 132 129
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 27 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.81% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.86% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
Median daily rate £419 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +11.49% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £22.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year -46.97% +15.68%  

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 2759 3624 3542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.75% 94.75% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 2242 2012
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 132 207
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 £45.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 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 23 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 +39 16 £425 +25.92% 2
Merseyside 0 6 £375 +136.22%
Manchester -1 4 £475 +112.29%
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 10 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 9 (16.36%) JIRA
4 9 (16.36%) Unix
4 9 (16.36%) User Stories
4 9 (16.36%) Data Structures
5 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) AIX
5 8 (14.55%) Linux
5 8 (14.55%) UML
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL
5 8 (14.55%) Use Case
6 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) Veritas
6 7 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (10.91%) Data Quality
7 6 (10.91%) Internet
7 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.91%) Retail
7 6 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Java
8 5 (9.09%) SQL
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management

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 (5.45%) ColdFusion
1 3 (5.45%) SAS
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe Captivate
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Mingle
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.45%) DataStage
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
1 3 (5.45%) J2EE
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) JSP
2 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Structures
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) e-Learning
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) PlayStation
6 2 (3.64%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Unix
2 8 (14.55%) AIX
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 9 (16.36%) User Stories
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) UML
4 8 (14.55%) Use Case
5 7 (12.73%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (7.27%) Data Management
8 4 (7.27%) Kanban
8 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.27%) System Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) APMP
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Veritas
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.45%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Workday
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Yardi
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