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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 5 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.81% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.90% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1764 2232 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.60% 90.58% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1139 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 119 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 21 January 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
Reading +10 3 £500 +9.58%
Solutions Designer
South East

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) QA
4 4 (18.18%) Billing
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) EAI
6 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) eTOM
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Big Data
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.55%) Data Encryption
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.55%) CMS
7 1 (4.55%) PLM
7 1 (4.55%) IVR
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intelligent Network
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) PSTN
2 1 (4.55%) RTP
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
General
1 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
2 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) EAI
3 2 (9.09%) eTOM
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) B2B
4 1 (4.55%) Data Encryption
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
4 1 (4.55%) PLM
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCDA
1 1 (4.55%) CCDP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Genesys
2 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat