The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 210 206 230
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 55 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.64% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 10
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £436 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £476 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £432
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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 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
8441 8947 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5122 4622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 425 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +4 27 £463 +2.77% 1
Berkshire 0 26 £431 -9.21% 1
Surrey -5 1 £550 +22.22% 1
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South East region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 79 (66.39%) Telecoms
2 39 (32.77%) SOA
3 35 (29.41%) Oracle
4 31 (26.05%) XML
5 28 (23.53%) SOAP
6 25 (21.01%) Data Modelling
7 24 (20.17%) WSDL
7 24 (20.17%) XSD
7 24 (20.17%) Finance
8 23 (19.33%) Web Services
9 20 (16.81%) TOGAF
9 20 (16.81%) SoapUI
10 18 (15.13%) Test Strategy
11 15 (12.61%) Billing
11 15 (12.61%) UML
12 14 (11.76%) Mobile Transformation
13 13 (10.92%) Middleware
13 13 (10.92%) Migration
14 12 (10.08%) Internet
14 12 (10.08%) SDLC
15 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (9.24%) Oracle Service Bus
15 11 (9.24%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (9.24%) CRM
16 10 (8.40%) Scrum
17 9 (7.56%) Linux
17 9 (7.56%) ETL
17 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (6.72%) 4G

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.24%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.68%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Taleo
3 1 (0.84%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Internet
2 8 (6.72%) 4G
3 7 (5.88%) VPN
4 4 (3.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.36%) HTTP
4 4 (3.36%) PSTN
4 4 (3.36%) VoIP
5 3 (2.52%) MVNO
5 3 (2.52%) SSL
6 2 (1.68%) FTP
6 2 (1.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.84%) SMS
7 1 (0.84%) SNMP
7 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.04%) Big Data
2 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.68%) OLTP
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (66.39%) Telecoms
2 24 (20.17%) Finance
3 15 (12.61%) Billing
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.05%) XML
2 28 (23.53%) SOAP
3 24 (20.17%) WSDL
3 24 (20.17%) XSD
4 23 (19.33%) Web Services
5 13 (10.92%) Middleware
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.36%) JMS
7 4 (3.36%) REST
7 4 (3.36%) XSL
8 2 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.84%) JSON
9 1 (0.84%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.84%) CMDB
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 4 (3.36%) Unix
3 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.77%) SOA
2 25 (21.01%) Data Modelling
3 20 (16.81%) TOGAF
4 18 (15.13%) Test Strategy
5 15 (12.61%) UML
6 14 (11.76%) Mobile Transformation
7 13 (10.92%) Migration
8 12 (10.08%) SDLC
9 11 (9.24%) CRM
10 10 (8.40%) Scrum
11 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.56%) ETL
11 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.72%) Analytics
13 6 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (5.04%) DRM
13 6 (5.04%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (5.04%) Network Design
13 6 (5.04%) Physical Data Model
13 6 (5.04%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.52%) Java
2 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) CCNP
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.84%) CRISC
2 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.68%) Netcool
2 1 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.88%) Remedy
4 6 (5.04%) Cisco
5 5 (4.20%) Adobe
5 5 (4.20%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
6 4 (3.36%) Huawei
6 4 (3.36%) Tellabs
6 4 (3.36%) Virgin Media
6 4 (3.36%) VMware
7 2 (1.68%) BMC
7 2 (1.68%) Siebel
8 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.84%) Avaya
8 1 (0.84%) Genesys
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.84%) Splunk
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