Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Designer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Designer
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 851 839
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Designer 9 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
England median daily rate £440 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +69.23% -
10th Percentile £392 £430 £313
90th Percentile £688 £590 £533
UK median daily rate £440 £550 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +69.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89210 92159 99333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59487 60657 64240
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2625 3000 3817
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%

Systems Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Designer in England

Systems Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Designer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Designer in England

Systems Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Designer in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Designer in England

Systems Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Designer in England

Systems Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -3 4 £440 -20.00% 2
East of England - 3 £625 -
North of England +43 1 £350 -46.15% 3
South West +2 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 -
Systems Designer
UK

Systems Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Systems 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 England region featuring Systems Designer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) GDPR
3 2 (22.22%) Compliance Management
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy

Systems Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SNMP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Compliance Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Traceability Matrix
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy