The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cambridgeshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% - -
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 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £27.50
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
398 322 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.18% 45.10% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 130 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £186
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 51 35 48
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £14.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.65 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SolidWorks
East of England

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SolidWorks
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SolidWorks Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SolidWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SolidWorks Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SolidWorks
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolidWorks within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Cambridge - 9 £313 - 4
SolidWorks
East of England

SolidWorks
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Designer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Engineer
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 14001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001