The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 118 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 7 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.43% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 23
Median daily rate £540 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1652 2395 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.27% 93.92% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1267 1461
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 57
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow -4 5 - -
Edinburgh +20 2 £540 +13.68%
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Data Security
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware