The first table below looks at the demand for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 129 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing CAD 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £9.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+170.27% -53.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
CAD
England

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
CAD
England

CAD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (85.71%) AutoCAD
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) QA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) AutoCAD
2 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) CAD Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
Cumbria
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago