The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 21 April 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 247 242 217
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing CAD 12 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £163 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £538 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £17.75 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £27.25 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
CAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7561 6953 5999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 71.86% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3871 3116
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 278 266
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CAD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

CAD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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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
Hampshire -13 4 £300 +140.00% 5
Berkshire -2 3 £219 -12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire -18 1 - - 4
Surrey - - - - 8
West Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 1
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (24.44%) Electronics
2 9 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) MS Office
5 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (6.67%) PMP
7 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.67%) Military
8 2 (4.44%) System Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.44%) 3ds Max
8 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
8 2 (4.44%) Intergraph
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) C++

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.44%) 3ds Max
5 1 (2.22%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.22%) Modbus
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (24.44%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Hardware Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) CAD Technician
5 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) CAD Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Project Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.22%) PDA
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Project Management
2 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) System Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Operations Research
5 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) C++
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) IronPython
2 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PMP
2 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
2 2 (4.44%) Intergraph
3 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.22%) Cadence
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) Avaya
3 1 (2.22%) CA
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