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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
England / South East
Rank 217 204 238
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 25 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.66% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 45 18
Median daily rate £405 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
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 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
7116 8310 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.57% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4154 5083 4898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 389 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 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
Hampshire -2 21 £400 -13.97% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £500 +9.58% 1
Solutions Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 19 (26.39%) Billing
2 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (18.06%) Service Management
3 13 (18.06%) CRM
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (13.89%) IVR
5 10 (13.89%) Citrix
5 10 (13.89%) LDAP
6 9 (12.50%) Finance
6 9 (12.50%) Cramer
6 9 (12.50%) VMware
6 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 9 (12.50%) XenServer
6 9 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 9 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
7 8 (11.11%) OAuth
7 8 (11.11%) UML
8 7 (9.72%) SOA
8 7 (9.72%) Web Services
8 7 (9.72%) DNS
8 7 (9.72%) Remedy

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 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.17%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) CICS
4 1 (1.39%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.39%) Commerce Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) CloudSense
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) LDAP
2 9 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 7 (9.72%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) Broadband
5 4 (5.56%) SMTP
5 4 (5.56%) SSL
6 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) DOCSIS
6 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.17%) MVNO
7 2 (2.78%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (1.39%) RTP
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.39%) DB2
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (26.39%) Billing
2 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) OAuth
2 7 (9.72%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) SAML
4 3 (4.17%) REST
4 3 (4.17%) SOAP
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) WSDL
5 2 (2.78%) XSD
6 1 (1.39%) .NET
6 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) ISPF
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) IVR
2 4 (5.56%) Handset
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) BYOD
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.39%) IPTV
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
1 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) CRM
1 13 (18.06%) Service Management
2 12 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 8 (11.11%) UML
4 7 (9.72%) SOA
5 6 (8.33%) Change Management
5 6 (8.33%) Data Encryption
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.56%) Logistics
8 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.17%) Email Filtering
8 3 (4.17%) eTOM
8 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.17%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.17%) Service Design
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) C#
2 1 (1.39%) COBOL
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) JCL
2 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) CCDA
2 1 (1.39%) CCDP
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) CCNP
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 9 (12.50%) XenServer
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.39%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
2 6 (8.33%) Netcool
3 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 3 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) Citrix
4 9 (12.50%) Cramer
4 9 (12.50%) VMware
5 7 (9.72%) Remedy
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco
7 4 (5.56%) Huawei
8 3 (4.17%) Intergraph
9 2 (2.78%) BMC
10 1 (1.39%) Genesys
10 1 (1.39%) KANA