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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 558 570 554
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 23 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.034% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 13
Average daily rate £613 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £424 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £483 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +9 15 £613 +28.94% 1
South East +6 3 £325 -31.57% 2
East of England +2 1 £475 +2.70% 1
South West -3 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 - -
Technical Design Authority
UK

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (33.33%) CCIE
4 9 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (33.33%) MPLS
5 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) IaaS
8 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Banking
9 2 (7.41%) Extranet
9 2 (7.41%) Finance
9 2 (7.41%) Avaya
9 2 (7.41%) LAN
9 2 (7.41%) .NET
9 2 (7.41%) C
9 2 (7.41%) Java
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) PaaS
9 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) VLAN
10 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
10 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.70%) Degree

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 9 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (7.41%) Extranet
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) H.323
4 1 (3.70%) ISDN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCIE
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 1 (3.70%) Acme Packet
4 1 (3.70%) Capita
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Civica
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) VMware