The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Autodesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Autodesk over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Autodesk, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk
Rank 620 611 579
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs citing Autodesk 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.020% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £110 -
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Autodesk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Autodesk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Autodesk
Daily Rate Trend

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

Autodesk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Autodesk
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Autodesk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Autodesk
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Autodesk within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 -11 5 £175 - 20
London +18 2 - -
South East -19 1 £200 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £150 -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £200 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £150 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Autodesk
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Autodesk 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 Autodesk.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Vectorworks
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MicroStation
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) V-Ray

Autodesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Autodesk 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 Autodesk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
1 3 (37.50%) Vectorworks
2 2 (25.00%) MicroStation
3 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Draughtsman
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) V-Ray
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Apple