The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
UK
Rank 517 469 496
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 78 149 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 91 69
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £373 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK.

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solutions Designer
Top 28 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 January 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
England -41 73 £450 -5.26% 9
South East -1 38 £450 -5.26% 1
Hampshire +20 32 £413 -13.15%
London +5 26 £475 +0.52% 1
Basingstoke - 7 - -
Hook +14 6 £450 -
Berkshire -10 6 £500 +6.66% 1
Scotland +13 4 £420 -11.57% 1
Glasgow +8 4 £420 -
East of England -14 4 £413 -13.15% 3
Reading +7 3 £500 +9.58%
Winchester +2 2 £390 +5.48%
Ipswich -9 2 - -
West Midlands -9 2 £469 - 1
Suffolk -11 2 - -
South West +7 1 - -
Slough +6 1 £470 +4.44%
Norwich +3 1 £413 -13.15% 1
City of London -7 1 £450 -4.76%
Norfolk -12 1 £413 -13.15% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Luton - 1 - - 2
Havant - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Somerset - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 -
Coventry - 1 £438 -

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 32 (17.58%) Finance
2 27 (14.84%) Telecoms
3 25 (13.74%) Microsoft
4 24 (13.19%) Oracle
5 23 (12.64%) CRM
6 22 (12.09%) Windows
7 21 (11.54%) Billing
8 19 (10.44%) Windows Server
9 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.34%) PowerShell
10 17 (9.34%) Hyper-V
11 16 (8.79%) TOGAF
11 16 (8.79%) SOA
12 15 (8.24%) ETL
12 15 (8.24%) UML
12 15 (8.24%) Retail
13 14 (7.69%) LDAP
14 13 (7.14%) Oracle Database
14 13 (7.14%) ITIL
14 13 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (6.59%) Active Directory
15 12 (6.59%) VMware
15 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (6.59%) QA
16 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (6.04%) IVR
16 11 (6.04%) Service Management
16 11 (6.04%) Web Services
16 11 (6.04%) SQL
16 11 (6.04%) Java

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (4.95%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.20%) JBoss
3 3 (1.65%) CICS
3 3 (1.65%) Smallworld
3 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.10%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.40%) Office 365
4 3 (1.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Akamai
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) LDAP
2 10 (5.49%) DNS
3 9 (4.95%) NetScaler
4 7 (3.85%) Broadband
4 7 (3.85%) DHCP
4 7 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.75%) WAN
6 4 (2.20%) SSL
7 3 (1.65%) DOCSIS
7 3 (1.65%) LAN
7 3 (1.65%) MVNO
7 3 (1.65%) SMTP
7 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.10%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (1.10%) SAN
8 2 (1.10%) VoIP
9 1 (0.55%) 3G
9 1 (0.55%) BGP
9 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.40%) Data Mart
3 6 (3.30%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.20%) Big Data
5 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) DB2
6 2 (1.10%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) ObjectStore
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.10%) Maven
2 2 (1.10%) Selenium
2 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.55%) Gradle
3 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (17.58%) Finance
2 27 (14.84%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.54%) Billing
4 15 (8.24%) Retail
5 10 (5.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) Web Services
2 7 (3.85%) OAuth
3 6 (3.30%) SOAP
3 6 (3.30%) XML
4 5 (2.75%) REST
5 4 (2.20%) SAML
6 3 (1.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.65%) JPA
6 3 (1.65%) Middleware
6 3 (1.65%) Spring
7 2 (1.10%) .NET
7 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.10%) CSS
7 2 (1.10%) HTML
7 2 (1.10%) Java EE
7 2 (1.10%) JAXB
7 2 (1.10%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.10%) WCF
7 2 (1.10%) WSDL
7 2 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) IVR
2 7 (3.85%) BYOD
2 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.85%) PKI
2 7 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.75%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.20%) Handset
6 3 (1.65%) Clustering
6 3 (1.65%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.65%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.10%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) DataPower
8 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.09%) Windows
2 19 (10.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.95%) Linux
6 7 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.65%) Unix
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.55%) CentOS
9 1 (0.55%) MVS
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.64%) CRM
2 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.79%) SOA
3 16 (8.79%) TOGAF
4 15 (8.24%) ETL
4 15 (8.24%) UML
5 13 (7.14%) ITIL
6 11 (6.04%) Service Management
7 10 (5.49%) Migration
8 9 (4.95%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.95%) Service Design
8 9 (4.95%) Use Case
9 8 (4.40%) Change Management
9 8 (4.40%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.85%) Email Filtering
10 7 (3.85%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.34%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.04%) Java
2 11 (6.04%) SQL
3 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.10%) C
4 2 (1.10%) C#
4 2 (1.10%) COBOL
4 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.55%) Groovy
5 1 (0.55%) JCL
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) RPG
5 1 (0.55%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) CCDP
2 2 (1.10%) CCNP
2 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.55%) CCDA
3 1 (0.55%) CCNA
3 1 (0.55%) CCVP
3 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.55%) MCSE
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.59%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (9.34%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.95%) XenDesktop
4 9 (4.95%) XenServer
5 8 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) SCOM
2 9 (4.95%) SCCM
3 7 (3.85%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (2.20%) Netcool
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.10%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.10%) Simpana
6 1 (0.55%) Kibana
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.19%) Oracle
3 13 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (6.59%) VMware
5 10 (5.49%) Citrix
6 8 (4.40%) Cisco
6 8 (4.40%) IBM
7 7 (3.85%) Cramer
8 6 (3.30%) IBM Sterling
8 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.30%) Splunk
9 5 (2.75%) Genesys
9 5 (2.75%) Remedy
10 4 (2.20%) EMC
10 4 (2.20%) Huawei
11 3 (1.65%) Intergraph
11 3 (1.65%) Pega
12 2 (1.10%) CommVault
12 2 (1.10%) HP
12 2 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
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