The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 143 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs citing CAD 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Average daily rate
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- £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £215 £383
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -43.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -18.11%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -18 2 - - 11
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Somerset - - - - 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) PDA
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) MetaFrame
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) AutoCAD
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) AutoCAD
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MicroStation
4 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) CAD Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) CAD Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Database Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) WSDL
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) PDA
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) MetaFrame
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Dell
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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