Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 178 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 - +200
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Analyst 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Scotland median daily rate £365 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £483 £455
% change year-on-year -22.28% +6.04% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,241 4,493 4,807
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.43% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,905 2,542 2,757
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +0.69%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £226
90th Percentile £550 £537 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 122 118
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.73% +19.23% -6.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.71 £44.95 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £17.85 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.05% - +5.56%

Senior Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Edinburgh -4 5 £355 -8.97%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Senior Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas