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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 200 217 239
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 78 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 6
Average daily rate £465 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.69%
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
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +35 45 £465 +3.33% 2
Berkshire -1 27 £450 -
Surrey -11 3 £550 +22.22%
East Sussex +1 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 69 (52.67%) Telecoms
2 38 (29.01%) Oracle
3 33 (25.19%) SOA
4 27 (20.61%) XML
5 25 (19.08%) SOAP
6 22 (16.79%) Data Modelling
6 22 (16.79%) Finance
7 21 (16.03%) Web Services
8 20 (15.27%) XSD
8 20 (15.27%) WSDL
8 20 (15.27%) Migration
9 18 (13.74%) Test Strategy
10 16 (12.21%) SoapUI
11 15 (11.45%) TOGAF
11 15 (11.45%) UML
12 13 (9.92%) Billing
12 13 (9.92%) Middleware
13 11 (8.40%) Internet
13 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.40%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (7.63%) MVNO
14 10 (7.63%) Mobile Transformation
14 10 (7.63%) SDLC
14 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (7.63%) Scrum
15 9 (6.87%) CRM
16 8 (6.11%) 4G
16 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
16 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (6.11%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (8.40%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.53%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.76%) Taleo
3 1 (0.76%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Internet
2 10 (7.63%) MVNO
3 8 (6.11%) 4G
4 6 (4.58%) VPN
5 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.05%) HTTP
6 3 (2.29%) Firewall
7 2 (1.53%) MPLS
7 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.53%) PSTN
7 2 (1.53%) SSL
7 2 (1.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.76%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (0.76%) MGW
8 1 (0.76%) SAN
8 1 (0.76%) SMS
8 1 (0.76%) SNMP
8 1 (0.76%) Softswitch
8 1 (0.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.29%) Big Data
4 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.53%) OLTP
5 2 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) SoapUI
General
1 69 (52.67%) Telecoms
2 22 (16.79%) Finance
3 13 (9.92%) Billing
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.61%) XML
2 25 (19.08%) SOAP
3 21 (16.03%) Web Services
4 20 (15.27%) WSDL
4 20 (15.27%) XSD
5 13 (9.92%) Middleware
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.05%) JMS
7 4 (3.05%) XSL
8 3 (2.29%) REST
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.76%) JSON
9 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.58%) DTV
2 6 (4.58%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.53%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) Linux
2 3 (2.29%) Unix
3 2 (1.53%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) SOA
2 22 (16.79%) Data Modelling
3 20 (15.27%) Migration
4 18 (13.74%) Test Strategy
5 15 (11.45%) TOGAF
5 15 (11.45%) UML
6 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.63%) Mobile Transformation
6 10 (7.63%) Scrum
6 10 (7.63%) SDLC
7 9 (6.87%) CRM
8 8 (6.11%) Requirements Management
9 7 (5.34%) DRM
10 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.58%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.82%) ETL
11 5 (3.82%) Network Design
12 4 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.05%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) Java
2 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CRISC
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) XenServer
3 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Oracle
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.34%) Remedy
3 7 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.82%) Adobe
4 5 (3.82%) SAP
5 4 (3.05%) HP
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
6 3 (2.29%) Huawei
6 3 (2.29%) Tellabs
6 3 (2.29%) Virgin Media
6 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.53%) Siebel
8 1 (0.76%) Avaya
8 1 (0.76%) BMC
8 1 (0.76%) Genesys
8 1 (0.76%) Intel
8 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
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