The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 501 439 421
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 70 82 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 82
Average daily rate £448 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £333 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £658 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Solutions Designer
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 28 £475 +9.82% 4
South East -34 11 £400 +9.58% 2
North West -21 7 £420 +40.00% 1
East Midlands -13 4 £388 -43.43%
East of England -39 3 £475 +0.52% 2
West Midlands - 3 £600 -
Yorkshire -21 2 £348 -10.32%
South Coast - 1 £550 -
Solutions Designer
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Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 41 (27.33%) Finance
2 32 (21.33%) Retail
3 31 (20.67%) Banking
3 31 (20.67%) Oracle
4 25 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 25 (16.67%) SOA
5 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
7 19 (12.67%) Java
8 18 (12.00%) .NET
8 18 (12.00%) Windows
9 15 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.33%) Internet
11 13 (8.67%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.00%) UNIX
12 12 (8.00%) J2EE
12 12 (8.00%) WebLogic
12 12 (8.00%) IBM
12 12 (8.00%) QA
13 11 (7.33%) Mainframe
14 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
14 10 (6.67%) Middleware
15 9 (6.00%) ATG
15 9 (6.00%) UML
15 9 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (6.00%) Retail Banking
15 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database
16 8 (5.33%) Billing
16 8 (5.33%) MS Excel

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 12 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.67%) CICS
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.67%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Force.com
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) Internet
2 5 (3.33%) LAN
2 5 (3.33%) WAN
3 3 (2.00%) LDAP
3 3 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.00%) LTE
4 2 (1.33%) Firewall
4 2 (1.33%) 2G
4 2 (1.33%) SAN
4 2 (1.33%) VPN
4 2 (1.33%) VoIP
4 2 (1.33%) MVNO
5 1 (0.67%) ATM
5 1 (0.67%) 3G
5 1 (0.67%) MPLS
5 1 (0.67%) L2TP
5 1 (0.67%) NFC
5 1 (0.67%) RANAP
5 1 (0.67%) 4G
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.67%) Data Mart
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.33%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.33%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 41 (27.33%) Finance
2 32 (21.33%) Retail
3 31 (20.67%) Banking
4 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.00%) Retail Banking
6 8 (5.33%) Billing
7 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) .NET
2 12 (8.00%) J2EE
3 10 (6.67%) Middleware
4 8 (5.33%) XML
5 6 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.67%) JMS
6 4 (2.67%) SOAP
6 4 (2.67%) Web Services
7 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.00%) JDBC
7 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.33%) RESTful
8 2 (1.33%) JSON
8 2 (1.33%) Spring
8 2 (1.33%) JNDI
8 2 (1.33%) FpML
8 2 (1.33%) JSP
9 1 (0.67%) J2SE
9 1 (0.67%) FIXML
9 1 (0.67%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.67%) Online Banking
2 7 (4.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (4.67%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Derivative
4 5 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.67%) Tandem
6 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) PKI
6 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.33%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Exalytics
7 2 (1.33%) IVR
7 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Windows
2 12 (8.00%) UNIX
3 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.67%) Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) zOS
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 25 (16.67%) SOA
2 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (6.00%) UML
4 9 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.33%) CRM
6 7 (4.67%) Information Security
6 7 (4.67%) Data Mapping
6 7 (4.67%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (4.00%) ITIL
7 6 (4.00%) ERP
7 6 (4.00%) ETL
8 5 (3.33%) B2B
8 5 (3.33%) Validation
8 5 (3.33%) Migration
8 5 (3.33%) MVC
8 5 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) Java
2 6 (4.00%) SQL
3 4 (2.67%) C#
4 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.33%) C
4 2 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.67%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) Jython
5 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (2.00%) HND
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.67%) Netcool
2 1 (0.67%) OpenView
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Oracle
2 15 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.67%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (8.00%) IBM
5 9 (6.00%) ATG
6 8 (5.33%) SAP
7 7 (4.67%) VMware
8 6 (4.00%) ICL
8 6 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 6 (4.00%) Unisys
9 4 (2.67%) Citrix
9 4 (2.67%) BEA
10 3 (2.00%) Cisco
10 3 (2.00%) HP
11 2 (1.33%) Huawei
12 1 (0.67%) Sun
12 1 (0.67%) Remedy
12 1 (0.67%) Infovista
12 1 (0.67%) Informatica
12 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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