Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 23 July 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 76 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.37% 1.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
South Wales median daily rate £326 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £312 £309 £278
90th Percentile £347 £438 £450
Wales median daily rate £326 £388 £425
% change year-on-year -15.81% -8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £29.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £29.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1039 1017 1035
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.65% 98.36% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 671 754
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £200
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 68 46
South Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £17.25 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.19% +24.55% -13.44%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.29 £9.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.30 £27.88
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £15.32 £13.50
% change year-on-year +37.12% +13.44% -10.00%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in South Wales

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in South Wales

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in South Wales

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Cardiff +7 2 £326 +0.38%
Newport -1 2 - -
Systems Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Wales region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) CCAA
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) POP3
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) POP3
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) CCAA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft