The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Analyst was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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.

Senior System Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Analyst 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% - 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £430 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £455 £350
% change year-on-year -6.59% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2088 2683 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.60% 92.68% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1496 1476
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -19.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Senior Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Analyst in Scotland

Senior Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Analyst in Scotland

Senior Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh - 4 £430 - 1
Senior Systems Analyst
UK

Senior Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Law
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (16.67%) NetScaler

Senior Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk