The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the SolidWorks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.16% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 - £269
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
211 187 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.67% 47.83% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 76 102
Average daily rate £350 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £208 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £49.30 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolidWorks across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SolidWorks Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SolidWorks Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks.

1 11 (100.00%) CAD
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Mechanical Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Designer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) CAD
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001