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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 559 537 554
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 53 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.093% 0.087%
As % of the Applications category 0.71% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate
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£248 £210 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £134 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £299 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £150 £305
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -50.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £27.50 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
7505 6641 7435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.03% 12.59% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4161 3619 3881
Average daily rate £338 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 648 772
Average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 51 £248 +20.73% 53
London +22 20 £330 +25.71% 4
South East +12 12 £215 - 9
Hampshire - 4 £215 -
West Midlands -18 3 - - 7
South West -49 3 - - 14
Surrey -5 1 £300 - 3
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Reading - 1 - - 3
Redditch - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Bristol - - - - 6
Doncaster - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
Havant - - - -
Hereford - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (33.94%) Telecoms
2 34 (31.19%) MS Office
2 34 (31.19%) Degree
3 33 (30.28%) CAD
4 29 (26.61%) Microsoft
5 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
6 18 (16.51%) Windows
7 17 (15.60%) Adobe
8 15 (13.76%) MS Visio
8 15 (13.76%) Revit
9 12 (11.01%) SAP
10 11 (10.09%) Project Management
11 9 (8.26%) MicroStation
11 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
11 9 (8.26%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (8.26%) Finance
11 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
11 9 (8.26%) ERP
12 8 (7.34%) WAN
12 8 (7.34%) SolidWorks
13 7 (6.42%) 3D Modelling
14 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
14 6 (5.50%) Network Design
14 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (5.50%) TOWER Software
14 6 (5.50%) CCNA
14 6 (5.50%) Cisco
14 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (5.50%) C
14 6 (5.50%) SQL

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (1.83%) ArcGIS
1 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (31.19%) MS Office
2 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
3 15 (13.76%) MS Visio
3 15 (13.76%) Revit
4 9 (8.26%) MicroStation
4 9 (8.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (3.67%) MS Project
6 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
7 3 (2.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (1.83%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.83%) 3ds Max
8 2 (1.83%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.92%) Simulink
9 1 (0.92%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.75%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.92%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) WAN
2 5 (4.59%) LAN
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 4 (3.67%) Network Security
3 4 (3.67%) Multicast
3 4 (3.67%) ATM
4 3 (2.75%) VPN
4 3 (2.75%) DVB
4 3 (2.75%) Telnet
4 3 (2.75%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.83%) Wireless
5 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.92%) SMS
6 1 (0.92%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) 2G
6 1 (0.92%) 3G
6 1 (0.92%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) MS Access
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Toad
2 1 (0.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 37 (33.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Electronics
3 4 (3.67%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 15 (13.76%) Architect
2 14 (12.84%) Junior Architect
2 14 (12.84%) Junior
3 13 (11.93%) CAD Technician
4 12 (11.01%) Design Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Designer
6 7 (6.42%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Civil Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Draughtsman
8 4 (3.67%) Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Cabling Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) AutoCAD Technician
10 2 (1.83%) Broadcast Engineer
10 2 (1.83%) Electrical Engineer
10 2 (1.83%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) WPF
3 2 (1.83%) WCF
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) STL
4 1 (0.92%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.92%) DirectX
4 1 (0.92%) WinForms
4 1 (0.92%) HTML5
4 1 (0.92%) WebGL
4 1 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.92%) V-Ray
4 1 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) GIS
3 4 (3.67%) Statistics
3 4 (3.67%) DTV
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) Physics
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) CAD
2 11 (10.09%) Project Management
3 9 (8.26%) ERP
4 7 (6.42%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (5.50%) Network Design
6 5 (4.59%) ITIL
6 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.59%) Change Control
6 5 (4.59%) Line Management
7 4 (3.67%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (3.67%) Network Management
7 4 (3.67%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.75%) Validation
8 3 (2.75%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (2.75%) Data Entry
8 3 (2.75%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) C
1 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) C#
3 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) C++
4 1 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) XAML
4 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) CCNA
2 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) CCNP
3 4 (3.67%) HND
4 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (1.83%) BICSI RCDD
4 2 (1.83%) MOS
4 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) HNC
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) HP NNM
1 4 (3.67%) OpenView
1 4 (3.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) Adobe
3 12 (11.01%) SAP
4 8 (7.34%) SolidWorks
5 6 (5.50%) TOWER Software
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco
6 5 (4.59%) HP
7 4 (3.67%) BT
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle
8 3 (2.75%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.75%) Mapinfo
8 3 (2.75%) Google
8 3 (2.75%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.83%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.83%) Remedy
9 2 (1.83%) Lotus
10 1 (0.92%) Progress
10 1 (0.92%) CA
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix
10 1 (0.92%) Dell
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