The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 97 81 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 27 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.44% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 5
Median daily rate £400 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2221 2395 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 93.26% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1228 1158
Median daily rate £408 £382 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.67% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 80
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +1 12 £435 -6.45%
Reading -2 4 £380 -15.55%
Wokingham - 3 - -
Maidenhead +1 2 - -
Solutions Designer
South East

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Solutions Designer 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 Berkshire region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 33 (67.35%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.53%) Billing
3 12 (24.49%) Migration
4 8 (16.33%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
5 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (14.29%) Finance
5 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
6 6 (12.24%) SOA
7 5 (10.20%) ETL
7 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
7 5 (10.20%) Network Design
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.16%) Tellabs
8 4 (8.16%) Virgin Media
8 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.16%) Huawei
8 4 (8.16%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) DTV
8 4 (8.16%) Network Planning
8 4 (8.16%) HP
8 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.16%) Internet

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) HP Helion
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
1 4 (8.16%) PSTN
1 4 (8.16%) VoIP
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) OLTP
3 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 33 (67.35%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.53%) Billing
3 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) DTV
2 4 (8.16%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) SDLC
2 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (12.24%) SOA
4 5 (10.20%) Analytics
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) Network Design
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Network Planning
5 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.12%) B2B
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) EAI
6 3 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) HP
2 4 (8.16%) Huawei
2 4 (8.16%) Tellabs
2 4 (8.16%) Virgin Media
3 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.04%) BMC
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Intel
5 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.04%) VMware