The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Designer
Rank 584 567 564
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Designer 12 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.055% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.058% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 9
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Systems 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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 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% -

Systems Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Systems Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems 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 Systems Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 10 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
London +9 9 £408 +48.18%
South East +7 2 £500 +17.64%
South West - 1 £500 - 1
Systems Designer
UK

Systems Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Systems 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 Systems Designer in their job title.

1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Billing
2 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 9 (25.00%) COBOL
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) ISEB
5 7 (19.44%) JIRA
5 7 (19.44%) Confluence
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (16.67%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
6 6 (16.67%) Solaris
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
8 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (11.11%) Use Case
8 4 (11.11%) Network Management
8 4 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) XML

Systems Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Systems 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 Systems Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) ERwin
General
1 10 (27.78%) Billing
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Solaris
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (11.11%) Network Management
4 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Use Case
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) EAI
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) ITSM
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) COBOL
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.56%) Netcool
2 2 (5.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Juniper
3 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Remedy
5 3 (8.33%) Splunk
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe
7 1 (2.78%) ATG
7 1 (2.78%) Demandware
7 1 (2.78%) Elastic Path
7 1 (2.78%) hybris
7 1 (2.78%) Informatica
7 1 (2.78%) Lumension
7 1 (2.78%) VMware