The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 9 34 11
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 49 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.64% 2.43% 9.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.69% 2.62% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £207 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
Designer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 382 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.69% 92.72% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 289 256
Average daily rate £403 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 26
Average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited 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 Designer in their job title.

1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
4 14 (24.56%) Network Security
5 13 (22.81%) Banking
6 12 (21.05%) Cisco
7 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (19.30%) Juniper
7 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
8 10 (17.54%) WAN
9 9 (15.79%) CCNP
9 9 (15.79%) OSPF
9 9 (15.79%) BGP
9 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) JNCIS
10 8 (14.04%) LAN
10 8 (14.04%) VPN
10 8 (14.04%) User Experience
11 7 (12.28%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (12.28%) IPv4
11 7 (12.28%) IPv6
11 7 (12.28%) Internet
11 7 (12.28%) MPLS
11 7 (12.28%) H.323
11 7 (12.28%) Retail Banking
11 7 (12.28%) Online Banking
11 7 (12.28%) Retail
11 7 (12.28%) Tandberg
11 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Network Security
2 10 (17.54%) WAN
3 9 (15.79%) OSPF
3 9 (15.79%) BGP
4 8 (14.04%) LAN
4 8 (14.04%) VPN
5 7 (12.28%) IPv4
5 7 (12.28%) IPv6
5 7 (12.28%) Internet
5 7 (12.28%) MPLS
5 7 (12.28%) H.323
6 6 (10.53%) IPsec
6 6 (10.53%) VoIP
6 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
7 5 (8.77%) QSIG
7 5 (8.77%) DPNSS
7 5 (8.77%) PBX
8 4 (7.02%) Firewall
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (12.28%) Retail Banking
4 7 (12.28%) Retail
5 5 (8.77%) Billing
6 4 (7.02%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) XACML
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) XSD
2 1 (1.75%) WSDL
2 1 (1.75%) SAML
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 7 (12.28%) Online Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (8.77%) E-Learning
4 5 (8.77%) IVR
5 3 (5.26%) iPad
6 2 (3.51%) DataPower
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.28%) Target Operating Model
3 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
3 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.02%) Content Management
5 3 (5.26%) WFM
5 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) OWASP
6 2 (3.51%) Network Design
6 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) Web Development
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Network Management
7 1 (1.75%) SIEM
7 1 (1.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.79%) CCNP
4 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 8 (14.04%) JNCIS
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
8 2 (3.51%) CCIE
8 2 (3.51%) MCITP
9 1 (1.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco
2 11 (19.30%) Juniper
3 7 (12.28%) Tandberg
4 6 (10.53%) SAP
4 6 (10.53%) Unisys
5 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) Avaya
6 4 (7.02%) ICL
7 3 (5.26%) F5
7 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.51%) Talend
8 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.51%) Adobe
8 2 (3.51%) Nokia
9 1 (1.75%) Nortel
9 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.75%) Radware