The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Authority role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 422 418 417
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.023% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£800 £475 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £408
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) MBA
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) eTOM
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow