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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 551 532 539
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 46 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.076% 0.053%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.60% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% -9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £154 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £210 £523
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -59.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.20 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.50 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -13.46%

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
7334 6537 6298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.85% 12.77% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4137 3559 3144
Average daily rate £338 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 754 642 738
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £10.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -10 46 £215 -21.81% 40
London +8 21 £233 -15.45% 6
South East -13 11 £215 +53.57% 9
Hampshire -17 4 £215 +53.57% 1
Berkshire - 4 - - 3
East Midlands +8 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £215 - 1
South West -26 3 - - 8
Derbyshire - 3 - - 2
West Midlands -19 2 - - 4
North West -2 1 - - 5
Manchester -12 1 - - 1
East of England -17 1 £320 +2.40% 4
Norfolk - 1 £320 - 2
Surrey - 1 £300 - 2
Reading - 1 - - 2
Derby - 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bedford - - - -
Billingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Great Yarmouth - - - - 1
Hereford - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (35.29%) CAD
2 29 (28.43%) MS Office
3 28 (27.45%) Degree
4 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.59%) Adobe
5 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
6 20 (19.61%) Windows
7 17 (16.67%) Revit
7 17 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
8 16 (15.69%) MS Visio
9 11 (10.78%) Project Management
9 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (8.82%) MicroStation
10 9 (8.82%) 3D Modelling
10 9 (8.82%) Windows 7
10 9 (8.82%) GIS
10 9 (8.82%) ERP
11 8 (7.84%) WAN
11 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
12 7 (6.86%) Autodesk
12 7 (6.86%) SolidWorks
12 7 (6.86%) Cisco
13 6 (5.88%) CCNA
13 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (5.88%) Internet
13 6 (5.88%) SAP
13 6 (5.88%) Validation
13 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
13 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (2.94%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (28.43%) MS Office
2 17 (16.67%) Revit
2 17 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (15.69%) MS Visio
4 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (8.82%) MicroStation
6 5 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (3.92%) MS Project
8 3 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.98%) Elements/Pro
10 1 (0.98%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.98%) Simulink
10 1 (0.98%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.98%) CATIA
10 1 (0.98%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.96%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.98%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) WAN
2 6 (5.88%) Internet
3 5 (4.90%) Firewall
3 5 (4.90%) LAN
4 4 (3.92%) ATM
4 4 (3.92%) Network Security
4 4 (3.92%) Multicast
5 3 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (2.94%) DVB
5 3 (2.94%) Telnet
5 3 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.98%) 2G
7 1 (0.98%) LTE
7 1 (0.98%) H.323
7 1 (0.98%) 3G
7 1 (0.98%) DNS
7 1 (0.98%) SMS
7 1 (0.98%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) MySQL
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.98%) MS Access
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Toad
2 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 4 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.98%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Architect
2 17 (16.67%) Junior
2 17 (16.67%) Junior Architect
3 10 (9.80%) Designer
4 9 (8.82%) CAD Technician
5 8 (7.84%) Design Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) Draughtsman
6 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) GIS Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) CAD Designer
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Cabling Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.94%) Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Applications Support
9 2 (1.96%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) HTML
1 3 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) Flash
3 1 (0.98%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.98%) DirectX
3 1 (0.98%) WinForms
3 1 (0.98%) XMPP
3 1 (0.98%) WPF
3 1 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.98%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.98%) WebGL
3 1 (0.98%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) GIS
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) E-Learning
4 4 (3.92%) Statistics
4 4 (3.92%) DTV
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.61%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) CAD
2 11 (10.78%) Project Management
3 9 (8.82%) ERP
3 9 (8.82%) 3D Modelling
4 6 (5.88%) Validation
5 5 (4.90%) ITIL
5 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.90%) Change Control
5 5 (4.90%) Line Management
6 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.92%) Network Management
6 4 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (3.92%) Network Design
6 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.92%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.92%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.96%) MOF
7 2 (1.96%) Six Sigma
7 2 (1.96%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) C
2 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.98%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.98%) XAML
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) CCNA
2 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) A+ Certification
3 5 (4.90%) MOS
4 4 (3.92%) HND
4 4 (3.92%) CCNP
4 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) MCP
5 2 (1.96%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (1.96%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) OpenView
1 4 (3.92%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (3.92%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.59%) Adobe
3 7 (6.86%) Cisco
3 7 (6.86%) Autodesk
3 7 (6.86%) SolidWorks
4 6 (5.88%) SAP
5 5 (4.90%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) Mapinfo
5 5 (4.90%) Google
6 4 (3.92%) Tandberg
6 4 (3.92%) BT
7 3 (2.94%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.96%) Lotus
9 1 (0.98%) CODA
9 1 (0.98%) Sage
9 1 (0.98%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.98%) Remedy
9 1 (0.98%) Dell
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix
9 1 (0.98%) Avaya
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