The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 205 207
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 29 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.71% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.87% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 43 35
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £365 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.36 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.57% -23.52%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3744 4499 4351
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 269 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in the South East

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in the South East

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analysis in the South East

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in the South East

Systems Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +7 12 £425 - 4
Surrey +9 8 £465 -7.00% 5
Berkshire +3 3 £619 +37.50% 6
West Sussex +12 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -30 2 - -
Systems Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (20.97%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 11 (17.74%) PRINCE2
7 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.90%) ITIL
9 8 (12.90%) SQL
9 8 (12.90%) Migration
10 7 (11.29%) Logistics
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 6 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (9.68%) User Stories
12 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
12 5 (8.06%) ISEB
12 5 (8.06%) Java
13 4 (6.45%) .NET
13 4 (6.45%) XML
13 4 (6.45%) HP
13 4 (6.45%) IBM
13 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
13 4 (6.45%) Automotive
13 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management

Systems Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) iTrent
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) HP Helion
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) ATM
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) TETRA
2 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
3 1 (1.61%) OLAP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Automotive
2 4 (6.45%) Military
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) Business Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Business Systems Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) IT Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) EDI
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.35%) Project Management
3 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.74%) PRINCE2
5 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) Logistics
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) User Stories
9 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.45%) Change Control
10 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
10 4 (6.45%) Scrum
10 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Dependency Management
11 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) C
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) PMP
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) IBM
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Siebel
4 1 (1.61%) Software AG