The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 116 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing CAD 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.052% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £311 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.55% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -27.69%
CAD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region.

CAD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

CAD Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region.

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Reading - 2 £275 - 2
CAD
South East

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CAD also 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 that cited CAD.

1 6 (60.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Avionics
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) HNC
4 1 (10.00%) HND
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CAD also 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 that cited CAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Avionics
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) CAD Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) CAD Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) System Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Line Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya
1 1 (10.00%) CA