The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 451 510 496
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 145 83 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 46 48
Average daily rate £475 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £393 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +57 61 £475 +5.55% 1
London +15 32 £450 -5.26% 4
East of England +20 28 £475 +11.76%
North West -16 8 £500 +16.48% 2
South West +7 6 £475 -12.24%
West Midlands -9 6 £375 -
East Midlands -11 4 - -
Yorkshire -32 3 £410 -8.88%
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 77 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.63%) Oracle
3 59 (20.92%) SOA
4 45 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (15.60%) Telecoms
6 43 (15.25%) Finance
7 38 (13.48%) Web Services
7 38 (13.48%) UML
8 37 (13.12%) Scrum
9 35 (12.41%) Migration
10 28 (9.93%) Data Modelling
11 24 (8.51%) Analytics
12 23 (8.16%) Microsoft
13 22 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.80%) TOGAF
14 18 (6.38%) MVNO
14 18 (6.38%) Banking
15 17 (6.03%) Java
16 15 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
16 15 (5.32%) Linux
16 15 (5.32%) ETL
16 15 (5.32%) E-Commerce
17 14 (4.96%) CRM
17 14 (4.96%) VMware
18 13 (4.61%) Oracle Database
18 13 (4.61%) Windows
18 13 (4.61%) SharePoint
19 12 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
19 12 (4.26%) Billing
19 12 (4.26%) Technical Architecture

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.48%) SAS
3 6 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.77%) CMS
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.71%) CICS
7 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 2 (0.71%) Node.js
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.71%) Magento
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.35%) Maximo
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.35%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.38%) MVNO
2 7 (2.48%) Firewall
3 5 (1.77%) SAN
4 4 (1.42%) Intranet
4 4 (1.42%) LAN
4 4 (1.42%) VPN
4 4 (1.42%) WAN
5 3 (1.06%) 3G
5 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 3 (1.06%) MPLS
5 3 (1.06%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.06%) Network Security
5 3 (1.06%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.71%) 2G
6 2 (0.71%) LTE
6 2 (0.71%) Node B
6 2 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.71%) RNC
6 2 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.61%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.06%) DB2
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.71%) Big Data
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
9 1 (0.35%) OLTP
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 44 (15.60%) Telecoms
2 43 (15.25%) Finance
3 18 (6.38%) Banking
4 12 (4.26%) Billing
5 10 (3.55%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.13%) Retail
7 4 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.48%) Web Services
2 11 (3.90%) Middleware
3 10 (3.55%) SOAP
3 10 (3.55%) XML
4 6 (2.13%) .NET
4 6 (2.13%) XSD
5 4 (1.42%) REST
5 4 (1.42%) WSDL
6 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.71%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.71%) JMX
6 2 (0.71%) JSP
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.71%) Sass
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) JSON
7 1 (0.35%) WCF
7 1 (0.35%) WF
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.84%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.13%) DTV
3 6 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.06%) PMI
6 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.71%) User Experience
6 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.35%) AS400
7 1 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.35%) BBC
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.35%) iSeries
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.32%) Linux
2 13 (4.61%) Windows
3 10 (3.55%) Unix
4 8 (2.84%) Solaris
5 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.06%) AIX
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.92%) SOA
3 45 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (13.48%) UML
5 37 (13.12%) Scrum
6 35 (12.41%) Migration
7 28 (9.93%) Data Modelling
8 24 (8.51%) Analytics
9 22 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (7.80%) TOGAF
10 15 (5.32%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (5.32%) ETL
11 14 (4.96%) CRM
12 12 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.90%) Requirements Management
14 9 (3.19%) Logical Data Model
14 9 (3.19%) RAD
14 9 (3.19%) RUP
15 7 (2.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.03%) Java
2 4 (1.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.06%) SQL
4 2 (0.71%) COBOL
4 2 (0.71%) PHP
4 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.19%) Degree
4 3 (1.06%) CISSP
4 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.71%) CCNP
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) CCDP
6 1 (0.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.35%) QA
1 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (2.48%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.42%) XenServer
3 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.35%) OpenView
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (21.63%) Oracle
2 23 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.96%) VMware
4 12 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.90%) IBM
6 10 (3.55%) SAP
7 9 (3.19%) Remedy
8 7 (2.48%) Citrix
9 5 (1.77%) Adobe
10 4 (1.42%) Cisco
10 4 (1.42%) Intel
10 4 (1.42%) Juniper
10 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.06%) Actimize
11 3 (1.06%) Cognos
11 3 (1.06%) Elastic Path
11 3 (1.06%) Google
11 3 (1.06%) HP
11 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.71%) Splunk
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