The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolidWorks
Rank 553 521 509
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 10 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.040% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.047% 0.089% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.40 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.70% +8.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21232 20301 19024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.98% 45.61% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 11634 10217
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 938 931 1232
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

SolidWorks
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Daily Rate Trend in England

SolidWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Hourly Rate Trend in England

SolidWorks
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 SolidWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
East of England +10 9 £375 +50.00% 3
South West -19 1 - - 14
London - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 12
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SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Autodesk
1 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
1 8 (47.06%) PTC
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CAD
2 4 (23.53%) AutoCAD
3 3 (17.65%) CorelDRAW
3 3 (17.65%) InDesign
3 3 (17.65%) Acrobat
3 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) 4G
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (5.88%) 3G

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (23.53%) AutoCAD
2 3 (17.65%) CorelDRAW
2 3 (17.65%) InDesign
2 3 (17.65%) Acrobat
2 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) 4G
1 1 (5.88%) 3G
1 1 (5.88%) 2G
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Author
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Author
4 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) CAD Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) CAD
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Autodesk
1 8 (47.06%) PTC
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
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OHO Group
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
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Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £23 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £31 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £18 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per month + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £32 per hour + Long Term Contract
Posted: 23 days ago