The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 156 160 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 1 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.096% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.10% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solutions Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3008 3931 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.89% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 2365 1804
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 187 178
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 North West region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle