Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 478 438
Rank change year-on-year -3 -40 -44
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 446 472 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 313 324
UK median daily rate £431 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +5.59% -4.96%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £601 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £381
% change year-on-year +8.97% +2.30% -0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 13
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £21.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% -25.00% -9.15%
10th Percentile £33.40 £16.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £43.20 £49.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £25.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +92.23% -26.43% +40.00%

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 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
England +4 408 £445 +4.71% 40
UK excluding London +3 252 £425 +8.97% 29
London -9 191 £475 +7.04% 13
South East +6 86 £430 -0.58% 10
Midlands +26 52 £400 - 6
North of England +37 38 £388 +3.33% 6
West Midlands +24 32 £400 - 1
Scotland 0 30 £388 +3.33% 2
South West +2 27 £425 +9.68% 3
Yorkshire +16 24 £388 +3.33%
East of England -8 21 £400 +19.40% 2
East Midlands +8 15 £401 +2.88% 5
North West +12 14 £388 +10.71% 3
Wales +6 5 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 195 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.68%) Finance
3 88 (19.73%) SQL
4 85 (19.06%) Business Analysis
5 74 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (13.90%) Data Analysis
8 61 (13.68%) Scrum
9 55 (12.33%) JIRA
10 48 (10.76%) Oracle
10 48 (10.76%) Waterfall
11 46 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (10.09%) Project Management
13 41 (9.19%) Microsoft
13 41 (9.19%) MS Visio
14 40 (8.97%) User Stories
15 37 (8.30%) Data Modelling
16 35 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
17 34 (7.62%) XML
17 34 (7.62%) Migration
18 33 (7.40%) Java
18 33 (7.40%) Retail
19 32 (7.17%) SDLC
20 31 (6.95%) Banking
20 31 (6.95%) Degree
21 30 (6.73%) RESTful
21 30 (6.73%) Web Services
21 30 (6.73%) Service Delivery
22 29 (6.50%) Workflow
22 29 (6.50%) Business Intelligence

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 15 (3.36%) Confluence
2 11 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (2.24%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.79%) CMS
5 7 (1.57%) NetWeaver
5 7 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) Mule
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (9.19%) MS Visio
2 35 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (1.57%) Simulink
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.69%) Sonata
2 11 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.57%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.57%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (1.12%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.45%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.22%) Kypera Housing
9 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 16 (3.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.67%) GitHub
3 3 (0.67%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.22%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.81%) Internet
2 10 (2.24%) SAN
3 9 (2.02%) Network Security
4 7 (1.57%) Wireless
5 4 (0.90%) LAN
5 4 (0.90%) WAN
5 4 (0.90%) WLAN
6 3 (0.67%) 3G
6 3 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.67%) FTP
6 3 (0.67%) HTTP
6 3 (0.67%) Intranet
7 2 (0.45%) ATM
7 2 (0.45%) SMS
8 1 (0.22%) Extranet
8 1 (0.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.22%) OFDM
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 14 (3.14%) RDBMS
3 13 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.57%) SAP BW
6 6 (1.35%) Big Data
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.67%) DB2
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.67%) Siebel EIM
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.45%) Power BI
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 55 (12.33%) JIRA
2 29 (6.50%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.36%) Subversion
5 11 (2.47%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.24%) Hudson
6 10 (2.24%) Maven
6 10 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (2.24%) Selenium
6 10 (2.24%) WebDriver
7 9 (2.02%) git-flow
8 5 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.90%) AccuRev
9 4 (0.90%) MSTest
9 4 (0.90%) NUnit
10 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.45%) Toad
11 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 119 (26.68%) Finance
2 33 (7.40%) Retail
3 31 (6.95%) Banking
4 21 (4.71%) Legal
5 14 (3.14%) Law
6 13 (2.91%) Front Office
7 10 (2.24%) Billing
8 9 (2.02%) Back Office
9 8 (1.79%) Automotive
10 7 (1.57%) Publishing
11 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.90%) Marketing
12 4 (0.90%) Military
12 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 282 (63.23%) Analyst
2 139 (31.17%) Business Analyst
3 86 (19.28%) Systems Analyst
4 64 (14.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 62 (13.90%) Developer
6 22 (4.93%) Data Analyst
6 22 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (4.71%) Architect
8 18 (4.04%) IT Analyst
9 17 (3.81%) Service Analyst
10 15 (3.36%) Consultant
10 15 (3.36%) Salesforce Developer
11 14 (3.14%) Data Business Analyst
11 14 (3.14%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (2.91%) Technical Business Analyst
13 12 (2.69%) Agile Business Analyst
13 12 (2.69%) Programmer
14 11 (2.47%) Analyst Programmer
14 11 (2.47%) iOS Developer
14 11 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.62%) XML
2 30 (6.73%) RESTful
2 30 (6.73%) Web Services
3 27 (6.05%) .NET
4 19 (4.26%) CSS
4 19 (4.26%) HTML
4 19 (4.26%) SOAP
5 16 (3.59%) Visualforce
6 12 (2.69%) XML Schema
7 10 (2.24%) XSD
8 7 (1.57%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.57%) Middleware
8 7 (1.57%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.12%) FpML
9 5 (1.12%) WCF
10 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.67%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.67%) jQuery
11 3 (0.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.48%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.59%) User Experience
5 15 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.91%) Derivative
7 11 (2.47%) iPad
7 11 (2.47%) iPhone
8 10 (2.24%) Fixed Income
9 9 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.79%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.12%) CMDB
13 4 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
13 4 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.67%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.48%) Windows
2 18 (4.04%) Unix
3 11 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.02%) Linux
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (19.06%) Business Analysis
3 74 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (13.90%) Data Analysis
5 61 (13.68%) Scrum
6 48 (10.76%) Waterfall
7 46 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (10.09%) Project Management
9 40 (8.97%) User Stories
10 37 (8.30%) Data Modelling
11 34 (7.62%) Migration
12 32 (7.17%) SDLC
13 30 (6.73%) Service Delivery
14 29 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (6.50%) Workflow
15 28 (6.28%) Data Mapping
15 28 (6.28%) OO
16 26 (5.83%) Test Scripting
16 26 (5.83%) Use Case
17 23 (5.16%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (19.73%) SQL
2 33 (7.40%) Java
3 27 (6.05%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.81%) C++
5 16 (3.59%) Apex Code
6 15 (3.36%) SOQL
7 13 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.47%) Apple Swift
8 11 (2.47%) MATLAB
8 11 (2.47%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.02%) C#
11 8 (1.79%) Python
12 7 (1.57%) SAPscript
12 7 (1.57%) VBA
13 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.12%) C
14 5 (1.12%) VB
15 3 (0.67%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (6.95%) Degree
2 22 (4.93%) ISEB
2 22 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.67%) IIBA
8 3 (0.67%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) AAT
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) CBAP
10 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) HNC
10 1 (0.22%) MCP
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.48%) QA
2 17 (3.81%) GDPR
3 14 (3.14%) SLA
4 6 (1.35%) PMO
5 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.45%) GAAP
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.45%) MiFID
7 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) EMIR
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.02%) vSphere
2 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.67%) vRealize
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.22%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 48 (10.76%) Oracle
2 41 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (4.26%) SAP
5 11 (2.47%) HP
6 10 (2.24%) ATG
6 10 (2.24%) VMware
7 9 (2.02%) Cognos
8 8 (1.79%) IBM
9 6 (1.35%) hybris
10 4 (0.90%) Cisco
10 4 (0.90%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.90%) EMC
10 4 (0.90%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.90%) Retek
11 3 (0.67%) Capita
11 3 (0.67%) Citrix
11 3 (0.67%) Lotus
11 3 (0.67%) Siebel