The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 137 121
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 9 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.20% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.21% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £275 £315 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.69% +15.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £310 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £413 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +11.49% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £22.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year -46.97% +15.68%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2603 2852 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.32% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1843 1914
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 198
Median hourly rate £39.50 £26.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.47% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +3 7 £338 -25.00%
Wiltshire +2 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 £250 - 4
Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Practice Management
3 2 (18.18%) Billing
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (9.09%) QGIS
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Postilion
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) BASE24
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) New Relic
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) BYOD

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 (9.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (9.09%) BASE24
2 1 (9.09%) Postilion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
2 2 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Practice Management
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) BMC
1 1 (9.09%) New Relic
Plymouth, Devon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago