The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolidWorks
Rank 39 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% - 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.40 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.70% +8.00%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 123 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.89% 46.59% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 77
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) 3G

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
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