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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 606 603 571
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 19 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.031% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.033% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Median daily rate £555 £401 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.57% -15.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £365 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £775 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £400 £465
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.97%
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +9 9 £550 -29.03%
South East -10 4 £401 +0.31%
South West - 3 £600 -
East Midlands - 1 £650 -
North West - 1 - -
Technical Design Authority
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (26.47%) Cisco
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) VPN
3 7 (20.59%) WAN
3 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 7 (20.59%) Google
4 6 (17.65%) IaaS
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) SOA
5 5 (14.71%) Google Apps
6 4 (11.76%) SaaS
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.76%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) LAN
6 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (11.76%) Finance
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Mule
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 6 (17.65%) IaaS
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (14.71%) Google Apps
5 4 (11.76%) SaaS
6 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) VPN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.82%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) H.323
5 1 (2.94%) ISDN
5 1 (2.94%) PBX
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) X.400
5 1 (2.94%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
1 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) SOA
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) UML
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Google
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Apple
4 3 (8.82%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Avaya
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Acme Packet
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Polycom
6 1 (2.94%) Riverbed