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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 536 493 546
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 88 143 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 95 50
Median daily rate £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £454 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +6.82%
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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
London +3 38 £425 -8.10% 2
South East -8 32 £408 -9.44% 3
Yorkshire +11 9 £463 -0.53%
East of England -4 4 £463 -2.63%
West Midlands -30 3 £425 -
North West -2 2 £363 -23.68%
South West +5 1 £488 +5.40% 1
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 58 (26.61%) Telecoms
2 47 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.81%) Finance
4 32 (14.68%) SOA
5 25 (11.47%) Oracle
6 23 (10.55%) Java
7 21 (9.63%) Web Services
8 19 (8.72%) Microsoft
9 17 (7.80%) Data Modelling
9 17 (7.80%) MS Excel
9 17 (7.80%) RUP
9 17 (7.80%) RAD
9 17 (7.80%) Banking
10 16 (7.34%) Retail
10 16 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (6.88%) Billing
11 15 (6.88%) CRM
11 15 (6.88%) Red Hat
12 14 (6.42%) Analytics
12 14 (6.42%) UML
12 14 (6.42%) SOAP
12 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (5.96%) TOGAF
13 13 (5.96%) Linux
13 13 (5.96%) Windows
14 12 (5.50%) XML
14 12 (5.50%) ETL
14 12 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (5.50%) Test Strategy
15 11 (5.05%) Windows Server

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 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.83%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.83%) CMS
2 4 (1.83%) JBoss
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) CICS
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) Liferay
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.13%) MS Office
3 7 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.21%) Office 365
4 3 (1.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.92%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.67%) Internet
1 8 (3.67%) LDAP
2 7 (3.21%) DHCP
2 7 (3.21%) DNS
2 7 (3.21%) Kerberos
3 6 (2.75%) VoIP
4 5 (2.29%) 4G
4 5 (2.29%) PSTN
5 3 (1.38%) MVNO
5 3 (1.38%) SSL
5 3 (1.38%) VPN
5 3 (1.38%) WAN
6 2 (0.92%) FTP
6 2 (0.92%) LAN
6 2 (0.92%) MPLS
7 1 (0.46%) 2G
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) RTP
7 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.21%) Big Data
3 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.92%) MySQL
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.29%) JUnit
3 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.83%) Maven
3 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (26.61%) Telecoms
2 41 (18.81%) Finance
3 17 (7.80%) Banking
4 16 (7.34%) Retail
5 15 (6.88%) Billing
6 5 (2.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.63%) Web Services
2 14 (6.42%) SOAP
3 12 (5.50%) XML
4 11 (5.05%) WSDL
4 11 (5.05%) XSD
5 9 (4.13%) Middleware
6 5 (2.29%) RESTful
7 4 (1.83%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.83%) Spring
8 3 (1.38%) .NET
8 3 (1.38%) REST
9 2 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.46%) CSS
10 1 (0.46%) EJB
10 1 (0.46%) HTML5
10 1 (0.46%) J2EE
10 1 (0.46%) JDBC
10 1 (0.46%) JMS
10 1 (0.46%) JSR 168
10 1 (0.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.21%) BYOD
1 7 (3.21%) PKI
2 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.83%) Social Network
4 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.38%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.92%) Clustering
5 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.92%) IVR
5 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.46%) EFT
6 1 (0.46%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.46%) EPoS
6 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.96%) Linux
1 13 (5.96%) Windows
2 11 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.21%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.21%) Unix
5 5 (2.29%) Solaris
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.68%) SOA
3 17 (7.80%) Data Modelling
3 17 (7.80%) RAD
3 17 (7.80%) RUP
4 16 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (6.88%) CRM
6 14 (6.42%) Analytics
6 14 (6.42%) UML
7 13 (5.96%) TOGAF
8 12 (5.50%) ETL
8 12 (5.50%) Test Strategy
9 11 (5.05%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.05%) Scrum
10 10 (4.59%) Mobile Transformation
10 10 (4.59%) SDLC
11 9 (4.13%) Migration
11 9 (4.13%) Service Design
11 9 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.55%) Java
2 9 (4.13%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.67%) SQL
4 4 (1.83%) COBOL
5 1 (0.46%) C
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (2.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) CCNP
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) SCOM
2 8 (3.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.92%) Netcool
4 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.46%) Kibana
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.46%) Simpana
Vendors
1 25 (11.47%) Oracle
2 19 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.88%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.13%) Genesys
5 7 (3.21%) Cisco
5 7 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.21%) Splunk
6 6 (2.75%) VMware
7 5 (2.29%) HP
8 4 (1.83%) Huawei
8 4 (1.83%) Tellabs
8 4 (1.83%) Virgin Media
9 3 (1.38%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.38%) ATG
9 3 (1.38%) BMC
9 3 (1.38%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.92%) Netezza
10 2 (0.92%) Pega
10 2 (0.92%) Remedy
10 2 (0.92%) SAP
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