The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 69 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 11 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.53% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.58% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -2.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £423
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solutions Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1307 1039 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 92.36% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 309
Average daily rate £390 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.84% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
2 7 (26.92%) Data Management
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) DB2
3 6 (23.08%) Informatica
4 5 (19.23%) Middleware
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Big Data
5 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Teradata
5 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) SAS
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
6 3 (11.54%) Veritas
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
7 2 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 4 (15.38%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) SSH
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) International Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
1 7 (26.92%) Data Management
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Informatica
2 4 (15.38%) Teradata
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Genesys
4 2 (7.69%) Chordiant
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