The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Consultant
Rank 586 572 597
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Consultant 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £410 -
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52003 49259 54721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.60% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31467 29159 30637
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2008 2125 2736
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Technical Design Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Design Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Design Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Consultant
Top 7 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 August 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 -29 6 £500 +21.95%
Middlesex 0 3 £500 -
South East 0 3 £500 +21.95%
West Midlands - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Staines - - - -

Technical Design Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR

Technical Design Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Mercator
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Genesys