Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 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.

System Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 125 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 -32 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 65 56 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 1.29% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.36% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 37
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £297
90th Percentile £440 £388 £496
UK median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year +60.00% -13.79% -29.84%

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 4814 4115 5788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.64% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2742 2410 2993
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £495 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 118 123
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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 -7 50 £375 +3.45% 2
Glasgow -5 11 £350 +12.00% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £375 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £225 -
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 37 (56.92%) Finance
2 27 (41.54%) SQL
3 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (16.92%) Oracle
5 11 (16.92%) XML
6 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) User Stories
8 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.77%) Degree
9 7 (10.77%) Banking
10 6 (9.23%) Skype
10 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Data Mapping
11 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.69%) SAP
11 5 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
12 4 (6.15%) Sequence Diagram
12 4 (6.15%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (6.15%) SDLC
12 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
12 4 (6.15%) Web Services
12 4 (6.15%) Windows
12 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
12 4 (6.15%) ISEB
12 4 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Project Management
12 4 (6.15%) Scrum

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 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.62%) SAS
1 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) DataStage
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (56.92%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Electronics
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.15%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.62%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
1 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (13.85%) User Stories
4 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Data Mapping
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Open Source
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) SDLC
7 4 (6.15%) Sequence Diagram
7 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Delphi
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ISEB
3 3 (4.62%) MCSA
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) EMC
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.54%) arcserve
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) Workday