The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank - 130 145
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 0 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.54% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.00%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2874 3017 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 95.90% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 1949 1858
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 199 179
Median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £43.83 £41.50
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 West

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) eTOM
1 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DataStage
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DataStage
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) eTOM
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata