The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 98 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 21 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.34% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 13
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£375 £450 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £443
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solutions Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2270 2335 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.20% 91.21% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1016 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Designer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Berkshire region.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Berkshire region.

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 2 £400 -
Newbury 0 1 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Solutions Designer
South East

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (34.48%) SOA
3 7 (24.14%) Billing
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Legal
6 4 (13.79%) Remedy
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) CMDB
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) LTE
7 3 (10.34%) XML
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.34%) BMC
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (10.34%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) DTV
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.34%) Electronics
7 3 (10.34%) IVR
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) VMware

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LTE
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) 4G
2 2 (6.90%) VoLTE
3 1 (3.45%) Broadband
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) 3G
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Billing
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Legal
5 4 (13.79%) Retail
6 3 (10.34%) Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.34%) Electronics
7 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) RESTful
3 2 (6.90%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) JMS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) CMDB
1 3 (10.34%) DTV
1 3 (10.34%) IVR
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) SOA
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITSM
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) BMC
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Unica
4 1 (3.45%) Nintex
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.45%) Teradata
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