The first table below looks at the demand for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 512 450 432
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -18
Contract jobs citing CAD 59 71 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 33
Average daily rate £323 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 49
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.70 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37851 31900 38847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.90% 72.96% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23963 19486 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1111 983 1322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
CAD
UK

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in England

CAD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

CAD Daily Rate Histogram in England

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in England

CAD
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

CAD Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 15 £418 -18.93% 4
South West -6 14 £315 - 4
East Midlands -6 10 - - 3
South East -28 10 £263 -16.66% 6
West Midlands -19 9 - - 5
North West -23 2 - - 3
East of England -41 2 £165 -58.75% 2
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (26.88%) AutoCAD
2 36 (22.50%) Manufacturing
3 34 (21.25%) MS Office
4 31 (19.38%) Degree
5 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 25 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 25 (15.63%) Windows
7 22 (13.75%) Project Management
7 22 (13.75%) SC Cleared
8 20 (12.50%) SolidWorks
8 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 16 (10.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 16 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 14 (8.75%) HNC
10 14 (8.75%) LAN
10 14 (8.75%) Migration
11 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
12 11 (6.88%) Network Design
12 11 (6.88%) Electronics
12 11 (6.88%) Automotive
12 11 (6.88%) Validation
12 11 (6.88%) Change Management
12 11 (6.88%) Cisco
13 10 (6.25%) CCNA
13 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (6.25%) WAN
13 10 (6.25%) JSP
13 10 (6.25%) MS Project
13 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
13 10 (6.25%) PLM

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.50%) ArcGIS
1 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) LiveLink
3 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.63%) WinCC
Applications
1 43 (26.88%) AutoCAD
2 34 (21.25%) MS Office
3 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 16 (10.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 10 (6.25%) MS Project
6 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
7 8 (5.00%) CATIA
8 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (3.75%) Revit
10 4 (2.50%) Simulink
10 4 (2.50%) Solid Edge
11 3 (1.88%) MicroStation
11 3 (1.88%) ProjectWise
11 3 (1.88%) Windchill
12 1 (0.63%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Teamcenter
1 3 (1.88%) Maximo
2 2 (1.25%) DELMIA
2 2 (1.25%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) LAN
2 10 (6.25%) WAN
3 5 (3.13%) Wireless
4 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) VPN
4 2 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) SMTP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) Broadband
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MSI
2 2 (1.25%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
General
1 36 (22.50%) Manufacturing
2 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.88%) Electronics
3 11 (6.88%) Automotive
4 7 (4.38%) Publishing
4 7 (4.38%) Finance
5 4 (2.50%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.88%) Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Military
6 3 (1.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.25%) Front Office
7 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (16.88%) Design Engineer
2 14 (8.75%) CAD Technician
2 14 (8.75%) Mechanical Engineer
2 14 (8.75%) Analyst
3 13 (8.13%) Designer
4 12 (7.50%) CAD Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) CAD Designer
6 9 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) Electrical Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) PLC Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.50%) Project Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) CAD Design Engineer
11 3 (1.88%) Information Manager
11 3 (1.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) JSP
2 7 (4.38%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.50%) .NET
4 2 (1.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) GWT
5 1 (0.63%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.63%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.63%) GIS
3 8 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.13%) SCADA
5 4 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.25%) Robotics
8 1 (0.63%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) CUDA
8 1 (0.63%) Arduino
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.63%) Windows
2 16 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.25%) UNIX
3 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.75%) Project Management
2 14 (8.75%) Migration
3 11 (6.88%) Network Design
3 11 (6.88%) Validation
3 11 (6.88%) Change Management
4 10 (6.25%) PLM
5 9 (5.63%) Time Management
6 7 (4.38%) PDM
6 7 (4.38%) Document Management
6 7 (4.38%) Six Sigma
7 6 (3.75%) Data Management
7 6 (3.75%) Finite Element Analysis
7 6 (3.75%) Stress Analysis
8 5 (3.13%) CAE
9 4 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.50%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (1.88%) Change Control
10 3 (1.88%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) C
2 4 (2.50%) MATLAB
2 4 (2.50%) SQL
3 3 (1.88%) C#
3 3 (1.88%) C++
3 3 (1.88%) Java
4 2 (1.25%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) Degree
2 25 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.75%) HNC
5 10 (6.25%) CCNA
5 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.75%) HND
7 2 (1.25%) MCSE
7 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.75%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.75%) QA
3 3 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (1.25%) Basel II
4 2 (1.25%) Basel III
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) SCOM
1 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.50%) SolidWorks
3 11 (6.88%) Cisco
4 9 (5.63%) Blue Coat
4 9 (5.63%) McAfee
4 9 (5.63%) Siemens
5 8 (5.00%) Autodesk
6 7 (4.38%) HP
7 6 (3.75%) Progress
7 6 (3.75%) SAP
7 6 (3.75%) Allen-Bradley
8 4 (2.50%) EMC
8 4 (2.50%) ANSYS
9 3 (1.88%) Open Text
9 3 (1.88%) Cadence
10 2 (1.25%) Symantec
10 2 (1.25%) ESRI
10 2 (1.25%) Cognos
10 2 (1.25%) VMware
11 1 (0.63%) LANDesk
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Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
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Rate: £21 - £24 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £37 - £40 per hour
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Rate: £25.00 - £27.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
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