The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Systems Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Designer
England / South West
Rank - 144 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Designer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
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 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
2551 2840 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.08% 96.24% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1889 1941
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 161 165
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Systems Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems 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 Systems Designer across the South West region.

Systems Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Designer across the South West region.

Systems Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West