Period
to 18 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 87 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.36% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Reading median daily rate £488 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -21.88% +8.84%
10th Percentile £463 £300 £378
90th Percentile £526 £381 £423
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £313 £450
% change year-on-year +52.00% -30.56% +18.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £187.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,324 1,355 1,159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 93.19% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 824 587
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £262 £250 £203
90th Percentile £625 £599 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 87
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.30% +43.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £9.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £48.88 £54.51
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +31.03% +3.57%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Reading

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Analyst in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Reading

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Reading

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) JDA
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) CODA
3 1 (20.00%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (20.00%) ACCA
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CIMA
3 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) JDA
2 1 (20.00%) CODA