The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 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.

System Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 139 83
Rank change year-on-year +60 -56  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 33 18 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.54% 0.61% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.66% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 21
Median daily rate £400 £333 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.07% -14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £161 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £390 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £22.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year -46.97% +15.68%  

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 2049 2720 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.57% 92.74% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1521 1502
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -21.44%  
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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Scotland

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 Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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 +33 29 £400 +37.93% 4
Glasgow - 3 £350 - 1
Renfrewshire +53 1 £375 +4.16%
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) Citrix
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) XenApp
7 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
7 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Banking
7 6 (13.04%) Retail
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
8 5 (10.87%) Internet
9 4 (8.70%) arcserve
9 4 (8.70%) EMC
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco
9 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.70%) VMware
9 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell

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 (6.52%) IIS
1 3 (6.52%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) HFM
1 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) DataStage
2 1 (2.17%) DBAmp
2 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) EMC VNX
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) SDLC
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) ERP
5 3 (6.52%) Use Case
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Data Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Open Source
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.17%) Delphi
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (13.04%) XenApp
2 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Citrix
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) arcserve
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) EMC
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 2 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
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