Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 498 460
Rank change year-on-year -10 -38 -42
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 400 382 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 251 275
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £320 £285
90th Percentile £567 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
UK median hourly rate £48.00 £33.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.28% +30.10% +3.00%
10th Percentile £33.00 £16.50 £21.13
90th Percentile £50.85 £49.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £34.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year +38.13% +34.95% +9.57%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,462 80,467 89,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.78% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,891 53,304 57,800
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,947 2,244 2,718
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% -2.00% +25.00%

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Systems Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Analysis in the UK

Systems Analysis
Top 14 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
England -4 351 £450 +5.88% 100
UK excluding London +50 245 £425 +8.97% 85
London -58 154 £475 +2.70% 24
South East +14 73 £431 -4.22% 29
Scotland +5 45 £375 -3.23% 2
Midlands +9 41 £425 +7.59% 11
North of England +41 33 £410 +9.33% 15
South West +7 29 £438 +12.54% 7
East of England 0 24 £363 -12.12% 14
West Midlands +7 19 £400 +3.23% 3
East Midlands +8 17 £410 -4.09% 8
Yorkshire +4 17 £399 +6.33% 3
North West +15 16 £425 +17.24% 9
Wales +3 3 - - 6

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 155 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (30.00%) Finance
3 81 (20.25%) SQL
4 77 (19.25%) Business Analysis
5 69 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (17.00%) Data Analysis
7 52 (13.00%) Project Management
8 50 (12.50%) Oracle
8 50 (12.50%) JIRA
9 48 (12.00%) User Stories
10 39 (9.75%) Scrum
11 36 (9.00%) Waterfall
12 35 (8.75%) Retail
13 34 (8.50%) MS Visio
14 33 (8.25%) Banking
15 32 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (8.00%) Microsoft
16 31 (7.75%) Degree
17 29 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (7.25%) E-Commerce
17 29 (7.25%) ITIL
17 29 (7.25%) SDLC
18 28 (7.00%) Data Modelling
18 28 (7.00%) SQL Server
18 28 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
18 28 (7.00%) Workflow
19 27 (6.75%) Service Delivery
19 27 (6.75%) .NET
20 26 (6.50%) Line Management

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 21 (5.25%) Confluence
2 16 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.00%) CMS
4 11 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (2.00%) NetWeaver
6 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (8.50%) MS Visio
2 28 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.75%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (2.75%) Sonata
2 7 (1.75%) SAP MM
2 7 (1.75%) SAP SD
3 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.75%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.75%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.50%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 7 (1.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 6 (1.50%) GitHub
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.50%) IaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Serverless
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.25%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Slack
5 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.75%) Internet
2 8 (2.00%) Wireless
3 4 (1.00%) SAN
3 4 (1.00%) SMS
4 3 (0.75%) 3G
5 2 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) MIMO
6 1 (0.25%) OFDM
6 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.25%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.75%) Big Data
8 7 (1.75%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.25%) MySQL
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.00%) DB2
11 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.00%) Power BI
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (12.50%) JIRA
2 16 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.75%) MSTest
4 7 (1.75%) NUnit
4 7 (1.75%) Subversion
5 6 (1.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.25%) Hudson
6 5 (1.25%) Maven
6 5 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.25%) Selenium
6 5 (1.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.00%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.50%) Toad
9 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 120 (30.00%) Finance
2 35 (8.75%) Retail
3 33 (8.25%) Banking
4 20 (5.00%) Legal
5 18 (4.50%) Law
6 14 (3.50%) Billing
7 8 (2.00%) Front Office
7 8 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.50%) Publishing
9 5 (1.25%) Automotive
9 5 (1.25%) Marketing
10 4 (1.00%) Back Office
10 4 (1.00%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.75%) Advertising
11 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.50%) Electronics
12 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (60.00%) Analyst
2 121 (30.25%) Business Analyst
3 80 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 45 (11.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 45 (11.25%) Developer
5 18 (4.50%) Architect
6 17 (4.25%) E-Commerce Product Owner
6 17 (4.25%) Product Owner
7 16 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (3.25%) Data Business Analyst
8 13 (3.25%) Programmer
8 13 (3.25%) Service Analyst
9 12 (3.00%) Analyst Programmer
10 11 (2.75%) Consultant
10 11 (2.75%) Data Analyst
10 11 (2.75%) Digital Business Analyst
10 11 (2.75%) IT Analyst
10 11 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (2.75%) Technical Business Analyst
11 10 (2.50%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.75%) .NET
2 19 (4.75%) XML
3 17 (4.25%) HTML
3 17 (4.25%) Web Services
4 16 (4.00%) CSS
5 9 (2.25%) SOAP
6 8 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.00%) RESTful
7 7 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (1.75%) SAP Smart Forms
7 7 (1.75%) Visualforce
7 7 (1.75%) WCF
8 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.50%) jQuery
9 5 (1.25%) XML Schema
9 5 (1.25%) XSD
10 4 (1.00%) Kendo UI
11 3 (0.75%) FpML
11 3 (0.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.25%) CMDB
7 8 (2.00%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.50%) Derivative
8 6 (1.50%) User Experience
9 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.00%) EPoS
10 4 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.75%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.75%) FMCG
11 3 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.00%) Unix
2 19 (4.75%) Windows
3 9 (2.25%) Linux
4 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.25%) Business Analysis
3 69 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (17.00%) Data Analysis
5 52 (13.00%) Project Management
6 48 (12.00%) User Stories
7 39 (9.75%) Scrum
8 36 (9.00%) Waterfall
9 32 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (7.25%) E-Commerce
10 29 (7.25%) ITIL
10 29 (7.25%) SDLC
11 28 (7.00%) Data Modelling
11 28 (7.00%) Workflow
12 27 (6.75%) Service Delivery
13 26 (6.50%) Line Management
14 25 (6.25%) Data Mapping
14 25 (6.25%) SOA
14 25 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.25%) SQL
2 22 (5.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (5.25%) Java
4 15 (3.75%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.25%) C#
6 12 (3.00%) C++
7 8 (2.00%) MATLAB
7 8 (2.00%) Python
8 7 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.75%) SAPscript
8 7 (1.75%) SOQL
9 6 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.00%) C
10 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.75%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.75%) VBA
12 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.50%) PHP
12 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (7.75%) Degree
2 16 (4.00%) ISEB
3 13 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) AAT
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) IIBA
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.50%) SLA
2 13 (3.25%) GDPR
2 13 (3.25%) QA
3 8 (2.00%) PMO
4 4 (1.00%) MiFID
5 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.25%) EMIR
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) vSphere
2 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (12.50%) Oracle
2 32 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.50%) SAP
4 16 (4.00%) ATG
5 14 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.25%) hybris
7 11 (2.75%) Cognos
8 7 (1.75%) Tableau
9 6 (1.50%) HP
10 4 (1.00%) Capita
10 4 (1.00%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.00%) IBM
10 4 (1.00%) VMware
11 3 (0.75%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.75%) Retek
12 2 (0.50%) Pega
13 1 (0.25%) Blackboard
13 1 (0.25%) Infor
13 1 (0.25%) Wallstreet Suite