Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 258 242
Rank change year-on-year -23 -16 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 95 117 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.70% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.75% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 127
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £303 £256 £230
90th Percentile £526 £550 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
South East median hourly rate £18.47 £15.01 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.02% -4.70% -71.36%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.55 £12.88
90th Percentile £143.13 £17.34 £18.63
England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +71.43% -19.54% -29.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15787 15598 18484
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.94% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9372 9268 10872
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £236 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 783 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +2.29% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in the South East

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 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
Thames Valley -15 43 £345 -15.08% 6
Hampshire +16 31 £425 +13.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 22 £333 +46.15%
Surrey -13 15 £450 +12.50% 2
Berkshire -18 15 £400 -7.51% 4
Oxfordshire +5 6 £425 +41.67% 2
West Sussex -8 2 £400 - 1
East Sussex -11 2 - -
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 18 (18.95%) Finance
4 15 (15.79%) SQL
5 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
6 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 10 (10.53%) Business Process Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.47%) Oracle
8 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (9.47%) ERP
8 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.47%) ATM
8 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.47%) ISO 8583
9 7 (7.37%) Banking
9 7 (7.37%) Scrum
9 7 (7.37%) Project Management
10 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
10 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
10 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.32%) GDPR
11 5 (5.26%) Traceability Matrix
11 5 (5.26%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.26%) Analytics
11 5 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
12 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing

Systems Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (2.11%) MS Project Server
1 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) SAS
2 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.11%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (1.05%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.05%) iTrent
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.05%) Primavera
2 1 (1.05%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) ATM
2 3 (3.16%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) VPN
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) Broadband
4 1 (1.05%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) Power BI
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) DataStage
4 1 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.05%) MS Access
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.05%) QlikView
4 1 (1.05%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) GitLab
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Automotive
5 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.16%) Publishing
6 2 (2.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) CSS
3 2 (2.11%) JSON
3 2 (2.11%) SOAP
3 2 (2.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.05%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.05%) EPoS
4 1 (1.05%) Equities
4 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Unix
2 2 (2.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
4 10 (10.53%) Business Process Analysis
4 10 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 9 (9.47%) ERP
5 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.37%) Project Management
6 7 (7.37%) Scrum
7 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.26%) Analytics
8 5 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (5.26%) Traceability Matrix
9 4 (4.21%) BPR
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.21%) Change Management
9 4 (4.21%) ITIL
9 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) C#
2 3 (3.16%) R
3 2 (2.11%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
1 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) ISEB
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) ISO 8583
2 6 (6.32%) GDPR
3 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle
2 4 (4.21%) SAP
3 3 (3.16%) Capita
4 2 (2.11%) Northgate
4 2 (2.11%) Pega
5 1 (1.05%) Baan
5 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.05%) Cerner
5 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.05%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.05%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.05%) Lumension
5 1 (1.05%) Meridio
5 1 (1.05%) NetApp
5 1 (1.05%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.05%) Tableau
5 1 (1.05%) Varonis