The table below looks at the statistics for CAE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
Rank 593 560 576
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Contract jobs citing CAE 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.038% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £550
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.85 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.85 - £32.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

CAE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAE
Daily Rate Trend

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

CAE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CAE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAE
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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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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 -25 5 - - 5
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Coventry - 4 - - 1
London - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
Weymouth - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -

CAE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAE 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 CAE.

1 7 (70.00%) CAD
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) PLM
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Automotive
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) CATIA
6 2 (20.00%) ITSM
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) OpenView
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) PMP
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

CAE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAE 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 CAE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) CATIA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) CAD
2 5 (50.00%) PLM
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP