Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 167 200
Rank change year-on-year +6 +33 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 35 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.63% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 13
South West median daily rate £375 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £247 £158 £200
90th Percentile £535 £418 £400
England median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England 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 the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5393 5449 6174
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.96% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3387 3539 4015
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £209 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 348 392
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.43
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the South West

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in the South West

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analyst in the South West

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in the South West

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Analyst in the South West

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Devon +9 15 £280 +34.94% 1
Dorset +8 8 £490 +46.82%
Bristol -9 7 £400 +22.14%
Gloucestershire +15 3 £375 -3.85% 1
Wiltshire -7 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Systems Analyst
England

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

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 South West region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
2 12 (34.29%) SDLC
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (25.71%) ERP
6 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
7 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) UML
7 7 (20.00%) User Experience
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Data Management
8 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) User Stories
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.43%) PMO
10 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) Banking
10 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.86%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (2.86%) BASE24
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.86%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
1 12 (34.29%) SDLC
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.71%) ERP
4 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (17.14%) Data Management
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
6 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 3 (8.57%) Use Case
9 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) HND
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sage
3 1 (2.86%) Capita
3 1 (2.86%) ESRI
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle