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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 547 525 535
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 41 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.087% 0.054%
As % of the Applications category 0.59% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £345 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +38.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.84 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.05 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £38.85 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £26.67 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.51% +24.04%

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
6948 6690 6231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.53% 12.94% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 3634 3156
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 661 742
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £31.58 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 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
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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
England -24 40 £275 -20.28% 38
London +16 20 £233 -44.97% 3
South East -29 10 £275 +2.04% 14
Berkshire - 7 £275 - 2
East Midlands +2 3 - - 3
South West -38 3 - - 10
Derbyshire - 3 - -
North West - 2 - - 3
Manchester - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £275 -
East of England -6 1 £320 +2.40%
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £260 -
Derby - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £320 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 7
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Durham - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 8
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 36 (38.71%) CAD
2 25 (26.88%) MS Office
3 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.58%) Degree
4 19 (20.43%) Windows
5 17 (18.28%) Adobe
5 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
6 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
7 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
7 14 (15.05%) Revit
7 14 (15.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (11.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (9.68%) MicroStation
9 9 (9.68%) ERP
9 9 (9.68%) Project Management
10 8 (8.60%) Cisco
11 7 (7.53%) WAN
11 7 (7.53%) GIS
11 7 (7.53%) Autodesk
12 6 (6.45%) 3D Modelling
12 6 (6.45%) Tandberg
12 6 (6.45%) SolidWorks
12 6 (6.45%) Validation
12 6 (6.45%) Internet
13 5 (5.38%) A+ Certification
13 5 (5.38%) Mapinfo
13 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (5.38%) CCNA
13 5 (5.38%) C

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (3.23%) Lync
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (26.88%) MS Office
2 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
3 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
3 14 (15.05%) Revit
3 14 (15.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (11.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (9.68%) MicroStation
6 5 (5.38%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (4.30%) MS Project
8 3 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (3.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
9 1 (1.08%) 3ds Max
9 1 (1.08%) CATIA
9 1 (1.08%) Simulink
9 1 (1.08%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SmartPlant
1 2 (2.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) WAN
2 6 (6.45%) Internet
3 4 (4.30%) Firewall
3 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.23%) VPN
4 3 (3.23%) ATM
4 3 (3.23%) DVB
4 3 (3.23%) Telnet
4 3 (3.23%) H.323
4 3 (3.23%) Network Security
4 3 (3.23%) Multicast
4 3 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.15%) Wireless
5 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) SMS
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) 2G
6 1 (1.08%) 3G
6 1 (1.08%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) MS Access
1 1 (1.08%) MySQL
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Toad
2 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Finance
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Architect
2 14 (15.05%) Junior
2 14 (15.05%) Junior Architect
3 13 (13.98%) CAD Technician
4 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Design Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Designer
6 5 (5.38%) Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) GIS Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Cabling Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) CAD Designer
9 2 (2.15%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.15%) UX Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Draughtsman
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) HTML
1 3 (3.23%) CSS
1 3 (3.23%) XMPP
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) Flash
3 1 (1.08%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.08%) DirectX
3 1 (1.08%) STL
3 1 (1.08%) WinForms
3 1 (1.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.08%) V-Ray
3 1 (1.08%) WPF
3 1 (1.08%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) GIS
2 5 (5.38%) E-Learning
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) Life Science
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Physics
5 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) CAD
2 9 (9.68%) ERP
2 9 (9.68%) Project Management
3 6 (6.45%) 3D Modelling
3 6 (6.45%) Validation
4 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.30%) Line Management
5 4 (4.30%) Change Control
5 4 (4.30%) Network Design
6 3 (3.23%) ITIL
6 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.23%) Network Management
6 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.15%) MSF
7 2 (2.15%) MOF
7 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) C
2 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) C++
4 1 (1.08%) XAML
4 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) A+ Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.38%) CCNA
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) MOS
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
3 3 (3.23%) HND
3 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (2.15%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (3.23%) OpenView
1 3 (3.23%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Adobe
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco
4 7 (7.53%) Autodesk
5 6 (6.45%) Tandberg
5 6 (6.45%) SolidWorks
6 5 (5.38%) Mapinfo
6 5 (5.38%) Google
7 4 (4.30%) HP
8 3 (3.23%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.23%) Avaya
8 3 (3.23%) SAP
8 3 (3.23%) BT
8 3 (3.23%) Polycom
9 2 (2.15%) Lotus
10 1 (1.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) CODA
10 1 (1.08%) Sage
10 1 (1.08%) Citrix
10 1 (1.08%) CA
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