The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 530 485 504
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 73 136 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 94 65
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £449
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solutions Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
South East +10 44 £438 -5.66% 3
London +1 23 £475 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -17 2 £469 - 1
North West -5 1 - -
East of England -30 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 England region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 27 (15.52%) CRM
3 21 (12.07%) Oracle
3 21 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.07%) Billing
4 19 (10.92%) Microsoft
5 16 (9.20%) Retail
6 15 (8.62%) ETL
7 14 (8.05%) LDAP
7 14 (8.05%) UML
7 14 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
8 13 (7.47%) Windows
8 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (6.90%) SOA
10 11 (6.32%) Active Directory
10 11 (6.32%) ITIL
10 11 (6.32%) Web Services
10 11 (6.32%) SQL
10 11 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (6.32%) IVR
10 11 (6.32%) QA
11 10 (5.75%) Banking
11 10 (5.75%) SCOM
11 10 (5.75%) DNS
11 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (5.75%) Windows Server
11 10 (5.75%) Service Design
12 9 (5.17%) Service Management

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.30%) JBoss
2 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.72%) CICS
3 3 (1.72%) Smallworld
4 2 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.02%) Office 365
4 2 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) LDAP
2 10 (5.75%) DNS
3 7 (4.02%) Broadband
3 7 (4.02%) DHCP
3 7 (4.02%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.30%) SSL
5 3 (1.72%) DOCSIS
5 3 (1.72%) MVNO
5 3 (1.72%) SMTP
5 3 (1.72%) WAN
5 3 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.15%) FTP
6 2 (1.15%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (1.15%) LAN
6 2 (1.15%) SAN
6 2 (1.15%) VoIP
7 1 (0.57%) 3G
7 1 (0.57%) RTP
7 1 (0.57%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.60%) BusinessObjects XI
2 8 (4.60%) Data Mart
3 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.87%) Big Data
5 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) DB2
7 2 (1.15%) MySQL
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Gradle
2 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
3 21 (12.07%) Billing
4 16 (9.20%) Retail
5 10 (5.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) Web Services
2 7 (4.02%) OAuth
3 4 (2.30%) SAML
4 2 (1.15%) .NET
4 2 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.15%) CSS
4 2 (1.15%) HTML
4 2 (1.15%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) REST
4 2 (1.15%) WCF
4 2 (1.15%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.57%) J2EE
5 1 (0.57%) JPA
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) JRules
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) IVR
2 7 (4.02%) BYOD
2 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.02%) PKI
2 7 (4.02%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.30%) Handset
3 4 (2.30%) Social Network
4 3 (1.72%) Clustering
4 3 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.15%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.47%) Windows
2 10 (5.75%) Windows Server
2 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.02%) Linux
3 7 (4.02%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.15%) Solaris
6 2 (1.15%) Unix
7 1 (0.57%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.52%) CRM
2 21 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.62%) ETL
4 14 (8.05%) UML
5 12 (6.90%) SOA
6 11 (6.32%) ITIL
7 10 (5.75%) Service Design
8 9 (5.17%) Service Management
8 9 (5.17%) Use Case
9 8 (4.60%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (4.60%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.02%) Email Filtering
10 7 (4.02%) Patch Management
10 7 (4.02%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.45%) Migration
12 5 (2.87%) Analytics
12 5 (2.87%) eTOM
12 5 (2.87%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) SQL
2 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.72%) Java
3 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.15%) C#
4 2 (1.15%) COBOL
4 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Groovy
5 1 (0.57%) JCL
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.57%) CCDA
3 1 (0.57%) CCDP
3 1 (0.57%) CCNA
3 1 (0.57%) CCNP
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.57%) MCSE
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.75%) SCOM
2 9 (5.17%) SCCM
3 7 (4.02%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (2.30%) Netcool
5 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.15%) Simpana
6 1 (0.57%) Kibana
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Oracle
2 19 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.60%) Cisco
4 8 (4.60%) Genesys
5 7 (4.02%) Cramer
5 7 (4.02%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.02%) Splunk
6 5 (2.87%) Remedy
6 5 (2.87%) VMware
7 4 (2.30%) Huawei
8 3 (1.72%) Intergraph
8 3 (1.72%) Pega
9 2 (1.15%) Citrix
9 2 (1.15%) CommVault
9 2 (1.15%) EMC
9 2 (1.15%) HP
9 2 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.57%) BMC
10 1 (0.57%) IBM