The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties 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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solutions Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 95.12% 95.65% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Average daily rate £413 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £363 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties