The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 111 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.045% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.048% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £423
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -3.55%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2271 2088 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.92% 94.05% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 1222 945
Average daily rate £355 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 91 171
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire +4 11 £450 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (38.46%) SOA
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Billing
8 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.69%) Intel

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Broadband
4 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) FCoE
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) Multicast
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.85%) J2ME
3 1 (3.85%) J2SE
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) WSDL
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) XSD
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) Java ME
3 1 (3.85%) Java SE
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) IVR
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
1 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) RAD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) RUP
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
2 1 (3.85%) SRDF
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Software AG
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) DataSynapse