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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Analysis
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 104 100
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 10 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.96% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.17% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 19
Median daily rate £343 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £251 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £625 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +1.85%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1844 2222 1903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.07% 82.45% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1221 1087
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Solihull +3 3 £335 -47.45%
Coventry +2 2 £405 -8.73% 2
Birmingham -2 2 £220 -12.17%
Worcestershire - 1 £388 -
Systems Analysis
England

Systems Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (26.09%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Data Conversion
6 5 (21.74%) System Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Network Security
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) CMS
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Content Management
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis

Systems Analysis
Top Related 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Business Systems Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Coach
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Voice Recording Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) ODBC
1 1 (4.35%) OLE
1 1 (4.35%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Content Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Conversion
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) System Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) NICE Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) SAP