The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 South 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 128 103 124
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing CAD 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £435 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +128.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £338 £213
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +58.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £9.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+170.27% -53.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2173 1521 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.02% 70.71% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 986 1276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 70 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £45.25
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 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 23 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
Bristol -26 2 - - 6
Dorset +9 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - - 4
Devon - - - -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) SolidWorks
2 4 (19.05%) PLM
2 4 (19.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Robotics
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) PDM
4 2 (9.52%) Windchill
4 2 (9.52%) Siemens
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) ARCserve
4 2 (9.52%) 3G
4 2 (9.52%) CAE
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) SLA
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (9.52%) Windchill
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) 3G
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) CAD Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
2 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) IT Support
2 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Trainer
3 1 (4.76%) Trainer
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) GIS Technician
3 1 (4.76%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) CAD Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) OpenMP
2 1 (4.76%) GWT
2 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Robotics
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) CUDA
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) PLM
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) CAE
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) PDM
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) ARCserve
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SolidWorks
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Siemens
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Cadence
3 1 (4.76%) Allen-Bradley
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £24 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £22 - £26 per hour + Long term contract
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £20 - £26 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago