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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 225 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 51 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 7
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£450 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
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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 +23 33 £475 -40.62% 2
Berkshire -12 12 £450 +18.03%
Oxfordshire - 5 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 36 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 33 (28.45%) Oracle
3 24 (20.69%) SOA
4 23 (19.83%) UML
4 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.10%) Finance
5 21 (18.10%) Requirements Management
6 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
6 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
7 13 (11.21%) Migration
7 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.21%) Linux
7 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.48%) Middleware
8 11 (9.48%) SOAP
8 11 (9.48%) REST
9 10 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (8.62%) Analytics
9 10 (8.62%) WebLogic
9 10 (8.62%) BPEL
9 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (7.76%) Information Security
10 9 (7.76%) Web Services
10 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.76%) User Experience
11 8 (6.90%) Scrum
12 7 (6.03%) IVR
12 7 (6.03%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (8.62%) WebLogic
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.59%) Node.js
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 3 (2.59%) Magento
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.72%) Maximo
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Taleo
2 1 (0.86%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) MVNO
2 3 (2.59%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.59%) FTP
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) 3G
3 2 (1.72%) LTE
3 2 (1.72%) 2G
4 1 (0.86%) RNC
4 1 (0.86%) VLAN
4 1 (0.86%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.86%) GGSN
4 1 (0.86%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.86%) UTRAN
4 1 (0.86%) MPLS
4 1 (0.86%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 21 (18.10%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Billing
3 7 (6.03%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.59%) Publishing
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) SOAP
1 11 (9.48%) Middleware
1 11 (9.48%) REST
2 9 (7.76%) Web Services
3 7 (6.03%) XML
4 4 (3.45%) SAML
5 3 (2.59%) XSD
5 3 (2.59%) WSDL
5 3 (2.59%) JSON
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.59%) Sass
5 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.59%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.72%) Java EE
6 2 (1.72%) .NET
7 1 (0.86%) CSS
7 1 (0.86%) HTML
7 1 (0.86%) RESTful
7 1 (0.86%) jQuery
7 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) User Experience
2 7 (6.03%) IVR
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.59%) AS400
4 3 (2.59%) iSeries
5 2 (1.72%) Economics
5 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 7 (6.03%) UNIX
3 6 (5.17%) Windows
4 3 (2.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) SOA
2 23 (19.83%) UML
2 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.10%) Requirements Management
4 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
5 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.21%) Migration
5 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.62%) BPEL
6 10 (8.62%) Analytics
7 9 (7.76%) Information Security
7 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.90%) Scrum
9 7 (6.03%) CRM
9 7 (6.03%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (5.17%) Budget Control
10 6 (5.17%) Validation
10 6 (5.17%) Service Management
11 5 (4.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) Java
2 4 (3.45%) SQL
3 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.59%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.86%) XQuery
4 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) HNC
2 2 (1.72%) HND
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
1 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (28.45%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) SAP
2 6 (5.17%) Citrix
3 5 (4.31%) VMware
3 5 (4.31%) Elastic Path
3 5 (4.31%) Splunk
4 4 (3.45%) IBM
4 4 (3.45%) Adobe
4 4 (3.45%) KANA
5 3 (2.59%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) ComArch
5 3 (2.59%) Pega
6 2 (1.72%) Amdocs
6 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.86%) Genesys
7 1 (0.86%) BEA
7 1 (0.86%) Informatica
7 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
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