The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Authority role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 602 558 565
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 20 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.053% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £369 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £555 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Authority Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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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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
England -2 20 £450 +12.50% 8
London +2 6 £475 -11.62% 3
South East -21 6 £393 -3.68% 4
City of London +29 3 £413 - 3
West Midlands -13 3 £400 -
Reading +8 2 £589 - 2
Berkshire +3 2 £589 - 3
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Leeds +8 1 £563 +50.00%
Yorkshire +3 1 £563 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -1 1 £563 +50.00%
North West -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £410 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £410 - 1
Poole - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Dorset - - - -

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) SAN
5 6 (13.95%) UNIX
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) C
7 4 (9.30%) NHS
7 4 (9.30%) Local Government
8 3 (6.98%) Information Management
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) Firewall
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.65%) C#
9 2 (4.65%) SQL
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
9 2 (4.65%) WAN

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Intranet
4 1 (2.33%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.33%) IDOL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Human Factors
3 2 (4.65%) GIS
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) Information Management
5 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) VCDX
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) Verint
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) Lagan
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Radware
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
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