Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 180 198
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Analyst 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.092% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.097% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Scotland median daily rate £375 - £400
10th Percentile £333 - £335
90th Percentile £388 - £425
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +3.16% +18.75% -5.88%
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 4719 4107 5873
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.63% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 2403 3038
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £230
90th Percentile £531 £492 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 126
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 19 November 2017. 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 -9 5 £375 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Senior Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell

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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
1 2 (28.57%) VMware