The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
England / South East
Rank 131 194 134
Rank change year-on-year +63 -60  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 120 68 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 0.74% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.78% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 42 83
Median daily rate £435 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £341 £375
% change year-on-year +17.21% -9.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.09 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.84% +18.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7288 8686 9157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.05% 94.92% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 5321 4899
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 373 440
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the South East

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in the South East

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in the South East

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in the South East

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Surrey +75 80 £450 +8.43% 5
West Sussex +18 21 £451 +90.00% 2
Hampshire -3 11 £350 -17.64% 6
Berkshire +20 4 £488 +65.25% 1
Kent - 4 £390 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 £400 +100.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £445 +58.92% 4
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 94 (61.04%) Finance
2 89 (57.79%) SQL
3 87 (56.49%) Relational Database
4 77 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 76 (49.35%) Oracle
6 64 (41.56%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (39.61%) XML
8 56 (36.36%) SDLC
9 55 (35.71%) Web Services
10 53 (34.42%) OO
10 53 (34.42%) OOD
11 51 (33.12%) Business Analysis
12 35 (22.73%) Python
13 25 (16.23%) BPR
14 24 (15.58%) Degree
15 22 (14.29%) Workflow
16 21 (13.64%) MS Visio
16 21 (13.64%) Business Process Analysis
17 20 (12.99%) Oracle Database
18 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (10.39%) Data Flow Diagram
20 14 (9.09%) Unix
21 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
21 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 12c
21 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
22 9 (5.84%) ITIL
22 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
23 8 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
23 8 (5.19%) Project Management
24 7 (4.55%) Microsoft

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Infor CloudSuite
1 3 (1.95%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (1.30%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.30%) Sonata
3 1 (0.65%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.65%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.65%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) LDAP
2 2 (1.30%) TETRA
3 1 (0.65%) BGP
3 1 (0.65%) GSM
3 1 (0.65%) HSRP
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) OSPF
3 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) VRRP
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (56.49%) Relational Database
2 20 (12.99%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.65%) MS Access
9 1 (0.65%) QlikView
9 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
1 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (61.04%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (1.30%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.61%) XML
2 55 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (3.25%) XSD
3 5 (3.25%) XSL
4 3 (1.95%) SOAP
5 2 (1.30%) .NET
5 2 (1.30%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (41.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.65%) iSeries
3 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.65%) NHS
3 1 (0.65%) PKI
3 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (1.30%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 56 (36.36%) SDLC
3 53 (34.42%) OO
3 53 (34.42%) OOD
4 51 (33.12%) Business Analysis
5 25 (16.23%) BPR
6 22 (14.29%) Workflow
7 21 (13.64%) Business Process Analysis
8 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (10.39%) Data Flow Diagram
10 9 (5.84%) ITIL
11 8 (5.19%) Project Management
11 8 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (4.55%) ERP
12 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.90%) Regression Testing
13 6 (3.90%) Translating Business Requirements
14 5 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.79%) SQL
2 35 (22.73%) Python
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.60%) ISEB
3 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) PMP
4 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ACCA
5 1 (0.65%) CIMA
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 76 (49.35%) Oracle
2 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.60%) SAP
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco
4 3 (1.95%) Infor
5 2 (1.30%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.30%) Juniper
5 2 (1.30%) NetApp
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Aareon
6 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
6 1 (0.65%) F5
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.65%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.65%) Remedy
6 1 (0.65%) Sage
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton
PS Computer Services
Rate: Up to £340pd
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 8 days ago