The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 185 242 223
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 61 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 8
Average daily rate £475 £450 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 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
Hampshire +40 36 £475 +58.33% 1
Berkshire +11 21 £469 +4.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 38 (30.16%) Telecoms
2 33 (26.19%) Oracle
3 22 (17.46%) Finance
4 20 (15.87%) Data Modelling
4 20 (15.87%) Migration
5 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.49%) UML
7 16 (12.70%) SOA
8 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.90%) MVNO
9 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
10 12 (9.52%) Scrum
11 11 (8.73%) Analytics
11 11 (8.73%) Requirements Management
11 11 (8.73%) Billing
11 11 (8.73%) Web Services
12 10 (7.94%) TOGAF
12 10 (7.94%) General Ledger
13 8 (6.35%) Logical Data Model
13 8 (6.35%) Degree
13 8 (6.35%) Linux
14 7 (5.56%) Remedy
14 7 (5.56%) DRM
14 7 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
14 7 (5.56%) SOAP
14 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
14 7 (5.56%) SAS
14 7 (5.56%) CRM
14 7 (5.56%) SharePoint

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.56%) SAS
1 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.59%) Node.js
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) Magento
3 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.79%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) MVNO
2 3 (2.38%) Firewall
2 3 (2.38%) MPLS
2 3 (2.38%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.38%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (1.59%) 2G
3 2 (1.59%) 3G
3 2 (1.59%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.59%) LTE
3 2 (1.59%) Node B
3 2 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.59%) RNC
3 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) UTRAN
3 2 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (0.79%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.79%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.79%) Softswitch
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (30.16%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.46%) Finance
3 11 (8.73%) Billing
4 10 (7.94%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) Web Services
2 7 (5.56%) SOAP
3 5 (3.97%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) Middleware
4 4 (3.17%) WSDL
4 4 (3.17%) XSD
5 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.59%) REST
5 2 (1.59%) Sass
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) DTV
1 6 (4.76%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) AS400
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.87%) Data Modelling
1 20 (15.87%) Migration
2 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (13.49%) UML
4 16 (12.70%) SOA
5 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.52%) Scrum
7 11 (8.73%) Analytics
7 11 (8.73%) Requirements Management
8 10 (7.94%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.35%) Logical Data Model
10 7 (5.56%) CRM
10 7 (5.56%) DRM
11 6 (4.76%) Mobile Transformation
12 5 (3.97%) Coaching
12 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.97%) Test Strategy
12 5 (3.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.59%) Java
2 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) XenServer
3 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Remedy
4 5 (3.97%) Citrix
5 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.17%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) Google
6 3 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (1.59%) Elastic Path
7 2 (1.59%) Huawei
7 2 (1.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.59%) Siebel
8 1 (0.79%) ComArch
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Intel
8 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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