The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Analysis
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 381 384
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 249 295 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.66% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 197 171
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £314 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £30.36 £32.50 £30.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% +7.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.67 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.36 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.57% -23.52%  

Systems Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in the UK

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in the UK

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analysis in the UK

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in the UK

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Analysis in the UK

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -13 219 £413 -2.94% 48
London +12 112 £475 - 14
South East -21 29 £425 -5.55% 16
City of London +10 25 £525 -4.54%
South West +7 18 £356 +7.95% 4
West Midlands +22 17 £335 -24.71% 4
Yorkshire +27 16 £340 -9.33% 3
West Yorkshire +15 15 £340 -9.33% 3
Scotland +30 14 £400 +8.10% 1
Edinburgh +25 13 £400 +4.57% 1
North West +19 12 £419 +19.64% 2
Hampshire +10 12 £425 - 4
Leeds +19 11 £400 +6.66% 3
Newport +6 10 £425 +1.49%
South Wales 0 10 £425 +3.03% 1
Wales -1 10 £425 +3.03% 1
Devon +4 9 £294 +17.50% 1
East Midlands -12 9 £475 -2.56% 4
Surrey +8 8 £465 -7.00% 5
East of England -7 8 £375 -
Plymouth -14 8 £250 -
Nottinghamshire -7 7 £500 - 4
Nottingham -9 7 £500 - 4
Solihull - 7 £335 -
Cheshire +26 6 £425 +30.76% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £335 -
Shropshire +14 5 £365 - 2
Manchester +12 5 £388 +10.71%
Fareham -1 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Belfast - 5 £433 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 160 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (32.43%) Finance
3 86 (19.37%) SQL
4 82 (18.47%) Business Analysis
5 67 (15.09%) Banking
6 60 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (12.39%) Waterfall
8 53 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (11.94%) Scrum
9 45 (10.14%) JIRA
9 45 (10.14%) Git (software)
10 43 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 41 (9.23%) Data Centre
11 41 (9.23%) SDLC
12 40 (9.01%) XML
13 38 (8.56%) .NET
13 38 (8.56%) Migration
14 37 (8.33%) Java
15 36 (8.11%) RESTful
16 34 (7.66%) QA
16 34 (7.66%) Windows
16 34 (7.66%) User Stories
17 33 (7.43%) OO
17 33 (7.43%) Microsoft
18 31 (6.98%) Project Management
18 31 (6.98%) Web Services
18 31 (6.98%) Retail
18 31 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (6.98%) Big Data
19 30 (6.76%) JavaScript

Systems Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (4.50%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.58%) CMS
3 4 (0.90%) Alfresco
3 4 (0.90%) Confluence
3 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.68%) SAS
4 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.45%) Drupal
5 2 (0.45%) IIS
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.45%) WordPress
6 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.68%) Mingle
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.90%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.45%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.45%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.45%) Kypera Housing
4 2 (0.45%) Magento
4 2 (0.45%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.45%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.45%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.23%) iTrent
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 16 (3.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) PaaS
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) GitHub
3 3 (0.68%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) Trello
4 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.60%) Network Security
2 14 (3.15%) SAN
3 13 (2.93%) Internet
4 9 (2.03%) NAS
5 8 (1.80%) HTTP
6 7 (1.58%) FTP
7 4 (0.90%) LAN
7 4 (0.90%) WAN
8 3 (0.68%) Wireless
8 3 (0.68%) WLAN
9 2 (0.45%) ATM
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.45%) Intranet
9 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.45%) TETRA
10 1 (0.23%) Skype
10 1 (0.23%) SMS
10 1 (0.23%) SSL
10 1 (0.23%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.98%) Big Data
2 28 (6.31%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.08%) Hadoop
4 25 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.18%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.58%) Siebel EIM
7 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.90%) MS Access
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.68%) DB2
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.45%) OLAP
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (10.14%) Git (software)
1 45 (10.14%) JIRA
2 29 (6.53%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.60%) Vagrant
4 15 (3.38%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.15%) Subversion
6 12 (2.70%) git-flow
6 12 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (2.48%) Hudson
7 11 (2.48%) Maven
7 11 (2.48%) Selenium
7 11 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 9 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.23%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 144 (32.43%) Finance
2 67 (15.09%) Banking
3 31 (6.98%) Retail
4 15 (3.38%) Legal
4 15 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.93%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.58%) Front Office
8 6 (1.35%) Law
9 5 (1.13%) Automotive
10 4 (0.90%) Back Office
10 4 (0.90%) Military
11 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.68%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.45%) Local Government
12 2 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 261 (58.78%) Analyst
2 142 (31.98%) Business Analyst
3 103 (23.20%) Systems Analyst
4 76 (17.12%) Developer
5 73 (16.44%) Business Systems Analyst
6 34 (7.66%) Architect
7 26 (5.86%) IT Analyst
8 25 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
9 24 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 16 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
10 16 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.60%) Technical Business Analyst
11 15 (3.38%) Business IT Analyst
11 15 (3.38%) Salesforce Developer
12 14 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
13 13 (2.93%) Data Business Analyst
14 12 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
14 12 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
14 12 (2.70%) Insurance Systems Analyst
14 12 (2.70%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.01%) XML
2 38 (8.56%) .NET
3 36 (8.11%) RESTful
4 31 (6.98%) Web Services
5 30 (6.76%) HTML
6 27 (6.08%) CSS
7 21 (4.73%) SOAP
8 16 (3.60%) Visualforce
9 14 (3.15%) XML Schema
10 12 (2.70%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.25%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.25%) XSD
12 9 (2.03%) jQuery
13 8 (1.80%) JSON
14 7 (1.58%) Middleware
15 5 (1.13%) AngularJS
15 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (1.13%) HTML5
15 5 (1.13%) REST
16 4 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.38%) CMDB
4 15 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.93%) User Experience
6 12 (2.70%) iPad
6 12 (2.70%) iPhone
7 11 (2.48%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.58%) Derivative
9 7 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.13%) FMCG
10 5 (1.13%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
12 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.66%) Windows
2 23 (5.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.93%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.68%) Linux
6 2 (0.45%) AIX
6 2 (0.45%) Unix
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (18.47%) Business Analysis
3 60 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (12.39%) Waterfall
5 53 (11.94%) Scrum
6 43 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 41 (9.23%) SDLC
8 38 (8.56%) Migration
9 34 (7.66%) User Stories
10 33 (7.43%) OO
11 31 (6.98%) Project Management
11 31 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (6.53%) SOA
13 27 (6.08%) PRINCE2
14 25 (5.63%) Data Modelling
14 25 (5.63%) ITIL
14 25 (5.63%) Test Automation
15 24 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (5.41%) Workflow
16 23 (5.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.37%) SQL
2 37 (8.33%) Java
3 30 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.41%) Python
5 16 (3.60%) Apex Code
5 16 (3.60%) Scala
6 15 (3.38%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.38%) SOQL
7 14 (3.15%) C#
8 12 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 12 (2.70%) C
8 12 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.58%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 7 (1.58%) VB
10 7 (1.58%) VBA
11 5 (1.13%) C++
12 3 (0.68%) COBOL
13 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (5.86%) Degree
2 23 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.38%) ISEB
4 11 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.03%) CISSP
5 9 (2.03%) ISSAP
6 7 (1.58%) Siebel Certification
7 4 (0.90%) PMP
8 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.45%) CBAP
9 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) IIBA
9 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) APMP
10 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) HNC
10 1 (0.23%) MCP
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.66%) QA
2 16 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.35%) GDPR
3 6 (1.35%) MiFID
4 5 (1.13%) SEPA
5 4 (0.90%) IFRS
5 4 (0.90%) IFRS 9
5 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.45%) GAAP
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) HL7
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.03%) XenDesktop
3 5 (1.13%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.45%) vCloud
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.15%) SCCM
2 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.90%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.45%) QRadar
4 2 (0.45%) vRealize
5 1 (0.23%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.53%) Oracle
3 22 (4.95%) ServiceNow
4 18 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.83%) VMware
6 16 (3.60%) Cloudera
6 16 (3.60%) Hortonworks
7 14 (3.15%) SAP
8 12 (2.70%) Citrix
9 11 (2.48%) Cisco
10 8 (1.80%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.80%) Siebel
11 7 (1.58%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.35%) HP
12 6 (1.35%) IBM
13 5 (1.13%) Talend
13 5 (1.13%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.90%) BMC
14 4 (0.90%) ClickSoftware Technologies
14 4 (0.90%) New Relic
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Oblix IT
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resource Group
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 11 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 19 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 19 days ago