The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Design Authority featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 601 607 608
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 7 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.016% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.017% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 15
Median daily rate £525 £606 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Technical Design Authority
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Design Authority in the job title.

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the England region.

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Design Authority
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the England region.

Technical Design Authority Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Design Authority
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 Technical Design Authority within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -3 5 £575 -6.12% 1
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 £525 - 1
Technical Design Authority
UK

Technical Design Authority Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Technical Design Authority 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 Technical Design Authority in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Flash
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting

Technical Design Authority Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) IPsec
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) SS7
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) X.400
3 1 (6.25%) X.500
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Content Management
2 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) KYC
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) MODAF
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) SIEM
2 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Threat Management
2 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware