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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
UK / England
Rank 498 473 504
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 74 144 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 97 48
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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 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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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
London +2 30 £500 - 2
South East -22 24 £403 -15.26% 6
East of England -21 7 £413 -13.15%
East Midlands +2 5 - -
South West +9 4 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands 0 2 £469 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 1 £375 -21.05% 2
North West +6 1 £525 +13.51% 1
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 England region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 27 (17.53%) Oracle
2 25 (16.23%) Finance
3 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.64%) Billing
5 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
6 18 (11.69%) CRM
6 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.04%) Windows
8 15 (9.74%) Java
8 15 (9.74%) SOA
9 14 (9.09%) Web Services
10 13 (8.44%) Windows Server
10 13 (8.44%) ETL
10 13 (8.44%) Service Management
10 13 (8.44%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (8.44%) TOGAF
10 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
10 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
11 12 (7.79%) VMware
12 11 (7.14%) Migration
12 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (7.14%) LDAP
12 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
12 11 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (6.49%) SQL
13 10 (6.49%) Citrix
13 10 (6.49%) IVR
14 9 (5.84%) Banking
14 9 (5.84%) XenServer
14 9 (5.84%) XenDesktop

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 9 (5.84%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.25%) JBoss
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.95%) Smallworld
4 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.30%) CICS
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.25%) CloudSense
3 4 (2.60%) Office 365
4 3 (1.95%) SaaS
5 2 (1.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.65%) Akamai
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) LDAP
2 9 (5.84%) NetScaler
3 8 (5.19%) Broadband
3 8 (5.19%) DNS
4 4 (2.60%) DHCP
4 4 (2.60%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.60%) SMTP
4 4 (2.60%) SSL
5 3 (1.95%) DOCSIS
5 3 (1.95%) MVNO
6 2 (1.30%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (1.30%) SAN
6 2 (1.30%) WAN
6 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.65%) Firewall
7 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.65%) IPsec
7 1 (0.65%) RTP
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.19%) Data Mart
3 6 (3.90%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.95%) Big Data
5 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.95%) Hazelcast
5 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.30%) GIS
6 2 (1.30%) MySQL
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) Essbase
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.95%) Maven
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) Gradle
4 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 21 (13.64%) Billing
3 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.84%) Banking
5 8 (5.19%) Retail
6 5 (3.25%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Back Office
7 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) Web Services
2 9 (5.84%) .NET
3 8 (5.19%) OAuth
4 7 (4.55%) SOAP
4 7 (4.55%) XML
5 6 (3.90%) REST
6 5 (3.25%) SAML
7 4 (2.60%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.60%) Java EE
7 4 (2.60%) JPA
7 4 (2.60%) Spring
8 3 (1.95%) JAXB
8 3 (1.95%) jQuery
8 3 (1.95%) SAP PI
9 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.30%) CSS
9 2 (1.30%) DOM
9 2 (1.30%) HTML
9 2 (1.30%) WSDL
9 2 (1.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) IVR
2 7 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.60%) BYOD
4 4 (2.60%) Handset
4 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.60%) PKI
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.30%) Clustering
6 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) IPTV
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.04%) Windows
2 13 (8.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.60%) Linux
5 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.30%) Unix
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (11.69%) CRM
3 15 (9.74%) SOA
4 13 (8.44%) ETL
4 13 (8.44%) Service Management
4 13 (8.44%) TOGAF
5 11 (7.14%) Migration
6 9 (5.84%) ITIL
6 9 (5.84%) UML
7 8 (5.19%) Change Management
7 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (5.19%) Scrum
7 8 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.55%) Use Case
9 6 (3.90%) Data Encryption
9 6 (3.90%) Service Design
10 5 (3.25%) Analytics
10 5 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.25%) SDLC
10 5 (3.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.74%) Java
2 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.49%) SQL
4 4 (2.60%) C#
4 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.30%) ABAP
5 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.65%) C
6 1 (0.65%) COBOL
6 1 (0.65%) Groovy
6 1 (0.65%) JCL
6 1 (0.65%) RPG
6 1 (0.65%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) CCDP
2 2 (1.30%) CCNP
2 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.65%) CCDA
3 1 (0.65%) CCNA
3 1 (0.65%) CCVP
3 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.65%) MCSE
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) OCP
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
2 11 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.84%) XenDesktop
3 9 (5.84%) XenServer
4 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) Amdocs OSS
1 7 (4.55%) SCOM
2 6 (3.90%) SCCM
3 4 (2.60%) Netcool
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.30%) Simpana
5 1 (0.65%) Kibana
5 1 (0.65%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) Oracle
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.44%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (7.79%) VMware
5 10 (6.49%) Citrix
6 9 (5.84%) IBM
7 7 (4.55%) Cisco
7 7 (4.55%) Cramer
8 6 (3.90%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (3.25%) Remedy
9 5 (3.25%) SAP
10 4 (2.60%) Huawei
10 4 (2.60%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.95%) hybris
11 3 (1.95%) Intergraph
11 3 (1.95%) Pega
12 2 (1.30%) EMC
12 2 (1.30%) Genesys
12 2 (1.30%) HP
12 2 (1.30%) webMethods
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