Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Designer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 369 393
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Designer 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.031% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.033% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
South East median daily rate £440 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median daily rate £440 £550 £393
% change year-on-year -20.00% +40.13% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15857 15293 18347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 93.80% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9078 10844
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £233
90th Percentile £575 £551 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 777 938
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.28 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Systems Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Designer in the South East

Systems Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Designer in the South East

Systems Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Designer in the South East

Systems Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Berkshire +8 4 £440 -6.38%
Thames Valley -7 4 £440 -6.38%
Systems Designer
England

Systems Designer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 South East region featuring Systems Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (25.00%) Intelligent Network

Systems Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy