The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 26 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.82% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 205 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.76% 97.16% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 154 48
Average daily rate £400 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £25.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited 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 Designer in their job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) PBX
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DPNSS
3 2 (18.18%) QSIG
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) H.323
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQLBase
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) IVR
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
3 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Tandberg
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft