The median contractor rate for a Systems Analyst was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 44 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.64% 2.15% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 2.22% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £326 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.80% -8.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.47 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.93% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 540 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.30% 96.95% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 352 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 38
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Wales

Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analyst in Wales

Systems Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analyst in Wales

Systems Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region 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
South Wales -10 4 £326 -13.00%
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) CCAA
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) POP3
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) POP3
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) CCAA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft