The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 104 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 17 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.76% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
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£381 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 2223 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.58% 90.88% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 958 1034
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 100
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Designer
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +1 3 £450 +12.50%
Newbury -3 1 £400 -
Wokingham - - - -
Solutions Designer
South East

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Billing
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Legal
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) LTE
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) Unica
7 2 (8.70%) QA
7 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) Internet
7 2 (8.70%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) LTE
2 1 (4.35%) 4G
2 1 (4.35%) VoLTE
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Billing
3 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SOA
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) BPR
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy
1 2 (8.70%) Unica
2 1 (4.35%) Nintex
2 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Teradata
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) BMC
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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