Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 174 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 -31 +16
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 19 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.62% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.72% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% +32.81%
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +41.43% - +12.00%

Systems Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3492 4691 5083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.87% 85.00% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 2676 2648
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 119
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £43.15 £45.34
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Systems Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in Scotland

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in Scotland

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in Scotland

Systems Analysis
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 Systems Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 July 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 +22 16 £400 +15.94% 1
Glasgow 0 3 £338 +3.85% 1
Systems Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) BPMN
5 2 (10.53%) SAS
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) FMCG
6 1 (5.26%) Case Management

Systems Analysis
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 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) IT Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Payments Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) BPMN
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) APMP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft