Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 178 147
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31 +21
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 33 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 7
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +16.28%
10th Percentile £313 £254 £318
90th Percentile £469 £580 £471
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £26.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +85.05% -4.46% +12.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Systems Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in the West Midlands

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in the West Midlands

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analysis in the West Midlands

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in the West Midlands

Systems Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +20 14 £400 +8.11%
Shropshire +21 7 £370 -
Coventry +7 4 £451 -8.06%
Warwickshire +4 3 £359 +59.44%
Solihull - 2 £350 -
Worcestershire +5 1 £363 -27.50%
Systems Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Simulink
6 6 (18.18%) Windows
6 6 (18.18%) QA
7 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) Python
8 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (9.09%) JIRA
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Conflict Management
9 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.09%) Wireless
9 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 3 (9.09%) WLAN
9 3 (9.09%) WAN

Systems Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Simulink
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (3.03%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
1 3 (9.09%) WLAN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) EDMS
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) MATLAB Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Server Support
7 2 (6.06%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Network Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Conflict Management
6 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) BPMN
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Citrix
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) FNZ
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.03%) SAP