Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 147 141
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 45 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.66% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.80% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 33
Scotland median daily rate £375 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -6.63% +20.29%
10th Percentile £293 £356 £313
90th Percentile £441 £613 £475
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £48.00 £33.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year +43.28% +30.10% +3.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,037 3,137 4,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.33% 83.28% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,339 1,832 2,464
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £250 £245
90th Percentile £549 £500 £523
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 79
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.06% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.11 £46.00 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analysis in Scotland

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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

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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 20 January 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 -12 24 £355 -10.13% 1
Glasgow 0 15 £400 +9.59%
West Lothian - 4 - - 1
Stirling +1 1 £400 -15.79%
Dundee -7 1 £375 -3.23%
Systems Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle
4 12 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
6 10 (22.22%) CRM
7 9 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 8 (17.78%) User Stories
9 6 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
9 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 5 (11.11%) Data Mapping
10 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
11 4 (8.89%) Confluence
11 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
11 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
11 4 (8.89%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.89%) SDLC
11 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.89%) JIRA
11 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Supply Chain 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 4 (8.89%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.22%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Billing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 18 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Salesforce Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Business Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.22%) CRM
6 9 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 8 (17.78%) User Stories
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
9 5 (11.11%) Data Mapping
9 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.89%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (8.89%) Change Management
10 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
10 4 (8.89%) ETL
10 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 4 (8.89%) Supply Chain Management
10 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com