The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Authority role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Design Authority in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 557 529 517
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 22 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.050% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.054% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
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£440 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £378 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £540 £525
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical Design Authority
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Authority in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 14 £400 -33.33% 4
London -16 4 £550 +22.22%
South West +10 1 - -
East of England - 1 £395 - 2
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Technical Design Authority
UK

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical Design Authority in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Authority in their job title.

1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 9 (17.31%) Linux
6 8 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (13.46%) VMware
7 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.46%) WAN
7 7 (13.46%) Cisco
7 7 (13.46%) Citrix
8 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.54%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) Python
8 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
8 6 (11.54%) Perl
8 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (11.54%) Greenplum
8 6 (11.54%) Analytics
9 5 (9.62%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (9.62%) Migration
9 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.62%) Oracle
9 5 (9.62%) Solaris
9 5 (9.62%) LAN
9 5 (9.62%) RUP
9 5 (9.62%) SAN
10 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.69%) CCIE

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical Design Authority in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Authority in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) LAN
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 3 (5.77%) BGP
5 2 (3.85%) MPLS
5 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.92%) LTE
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) 4G
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) GSM
6 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) Ajax
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) PKI
1 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
1 1 (1.92%) User Experience
1 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.92%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) OO
1 6 (11.54%) Analytics
2 5 (9.62%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (9.62%) RUP
3 4 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (3.85%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL
4 2 (3.85%) UML
4 2 (3.85%) CRM
4 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.92%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (1.92%) Change Control
5 1 (1.92%) Requirements Management
5 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Python
1 6 (11.54%) Perl
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) CCIE
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.92%) MBA
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) VMware
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco
1 7 (13.46%) Citrix
2 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
2 6 (11.54%) Greenplum
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp
6 2 (3.85%) CommVault
6 2 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) SevOne
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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