Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Solution Designer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 117 126
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 42 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.18% 1.23% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.33% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 51
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £438 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.89% -24.92%
10th Percentile £371 £396 £375
90th Percentile £432 £478 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -7.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3395 3602 4268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.48% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2237 2602
Hampshire median daily rate £399 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 251 283
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +28.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Hampshire

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Designer in Hampshire

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Basingstoke -21 11 £475 -
Winchester +18 5 £415 -2.35% 1
Southampton - 2 £400 - 1
Solutions Designer
South East

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the Hampshire region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Windows Server
3 30 (71.43%) Citrix
3 30 (71.43%) VMware
3 30 (71.43%) XenServer
3 30 (71.43%) Skype for Business
4 28 (66.67%) NetScaler
4 28 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 27 (64.29%) TOGAF
5 27 (64.29%) XenDesktop
5 27 (64.29%) Hyper-V
6 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (59.52%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (40.48%) IaaS
7 17 (40.48%) PaaS
7 17 (40.48%) Firewall
8 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (9.52%) ITSM
9 4 (9.52%) Intergraph
9 4 (9.52%) Smallworld
9 4 (9.52%) BMC
9 4 (9.52%) Remedy
9 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.52%) Frameworx
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) CMDB
9 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 30 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.52%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy AR System
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) IaaS
1 17 (40.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 17 (40.48%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) CMDB
1 4 (9.52%) Frameworx
2 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Windows Server
3 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) TOGAF
2 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) ITSM
3 4 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (4.76%) CRM
4 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Data Security
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.38%) Information Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) XenServer
2 27 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 27 (64.29%) XenDesktop
3 25 (59.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Citrix
1 30 (71.43%) VMware
2 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) BMC
3 4 (9.52%) Intergraph
3 4 (9.52%) Remedy
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Verint
5 1 (2.38%) PayPal
5 1 (2.38%) Pega
5 1 (2.38%) WorldPay