The table below looks at the statistics for AutoCAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AutoCAD over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 545 541 549
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 56 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.064% 0.092%
As % of the Applications category 0.78% 0.50% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 11
Average daily rate
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£280 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £122 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £250 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £150 £305
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -50.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 17
Average hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7163 6734 7689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.66% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 3703 4024
Average daily rate £335 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 707 644 801
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

AutoCAD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

AutoCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AutoCAD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK.

AutoCAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AutoCAD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

AutoCAD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AutoCAD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK.

AutoCAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AutoCAD
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

AutoCAD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
England -2 53 £280 +40.00% 45
London +31 24 £311 +24.50% 4
South East +4 8 £215 - 10
Buckinghamshire - 6 £215 - 1
South West -33 4 - - 9
North West -8 3 £225 - 3
West Midlands -12 2 - - 4
East of England -17 2 - - 5
Cheshire - 2 - -
Norfolk -5 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -13 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 4
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Redditch - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 2
St Albans - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 4
Doncaster - - - -
Havant - - - -
Haverhill - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AutoCAD 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 AutoCAD.

1 39 (34.82%) Telecoms
2 38 (33.93%) CAD
3 35 (31.25%) MS Office
3 35 (31.25%) Degree
4 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 15 (13.39%) MS Visio
7 14 (12.50%) Windows
8 13 (11.61%) Adobe
9 11 (9.82%) GIS
9 11 (9.82%) SAP
9 11 (9.82%) Revit
10 10 (8.93%) Project Management
10 10 (8.93%) SolidWorks
11 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
11 9 (8.04%) ERP
11 9 (8.04%) MicroStation
12 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
12 8 (7.14%) WAN
12 8 (7.14%) SQL
12 8 (7.14%) Finance
13 7 (6.25%) Network Design
13 7 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
13 7 (6.25%) Data Entry
14 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
14 6 (5.36%) TOWER Software
14 6 (5.36%) .NET
14 6 (5.36%) C

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AutoCAD 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 AutoCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.46%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.89%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 35 (31.25%) MS Office
2 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 15 (13.39%) MS Visio
4 11 (9.82%) Revit
5 9 (8.04%) MicroStation
6 7 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (3.57%) Photoshop
8 4 (3.57%) MS Project
9 3 (2.68%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (1.79%) 3ds Max
10 2 (1.79%) CorelDRAW
10 2 (1.79%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.89%) Simulink
11 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.89%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.68%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) WAN
2 5 (4.46%) LAN
2 5 (4.46%) Firewall
3 4 (3.57%) ATM
3 4 (3.57%) Network Security
3 4 (3.57%) Multicast
4 3 (2.68%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (2.68%) VPN
5 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.89%) 2G
6 1 (0.89%) LTE
6 1 (0.89%) DNS
6 1 (0.89%) 3G
6 1 (0.89%) DVB
6 1 (0.89%) Telnet
6 1 (0.89%) SMS
6 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Toad
2 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (34.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
5 3 (2.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.79%) French Language
6 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 14 (12.50%) CAD Technician
2 12 (10.71%) Design Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Architect
3 11 (9.82%) Designer
4 10 (8.93%) Junior Architect
4 10 (8.93%) Junior
5 8 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Civil Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Draughtsman
8 4 (3.57%) Administrator
9 3 (2.68%) Cabling Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.68%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Network Designer
9 3 (2.68%) AutoCAD Technician
9 3 (2.68%) Electrical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) WPF
3 2 (1.79%) jQuery
3 2 (1.79%) HTML
3 2 (1.79%) WCF
3 2 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (0.89%) WebGL
4 1 (0.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.89%) V-Ray
4 1 (0.89%) STL
4 1 (0.89%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.89%) DirectX
4 1 (0.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) GIS
2 4 (3.57%) Statistics
3 3 (2.68%) Robotics
3 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.68%) DTV
4 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Physics
5 1 (0.89%) SCADA
5 1 (0.89%) Life Science
5 1 (0.89%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) CAD
2 10 (8.93%) Project Management
3 9 (8.04%) ERP
4 7 (6.25%) Network Design
4 7 (6.25%) Data Entry
4 7 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (4.46%) Change Control
5 5 (4.46%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (4.46%) ITIL
6 4 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.57%) Network Management
7 3 (2.68%) Budget Control
7 3 (2.68%) Validation
7 3 (2.68%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.79%) Six Sigma
8 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) C
3 5 (4.46%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.89%) XAML
5 1 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) C++
5 1 (0.89%) Java
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) CCNP
4 4 (3.57%) CCNA
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.68%) HNC
6 2 (1.79%) HND
6 2 (1.79%) BICSI Certification
6 2 (1.79%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) OpenView
1 4 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (3.57%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Adobe
3 11 (9.82%) SAP
4 10 (8.93%) SolidWorks
5 6 (5.36%) Mapinfo
5 6 (5.36%) TOWER Software
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle
6 5 (4.46%) Google
7 4 (3.57%) Cisco
7 4 (3.57%) HP
7 4 (3.57%) BT
8 2 (1.79%) Lotus
8 2 (1.79%) ESRI
8 2 (1.79%) Remedy
9 1 (0.89%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.89%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.89%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.89%) Sage
9 1 (0.89%) CA
9 1 (0.89%) Ericsson
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