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 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
Rank 609 593 578
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing CAE 11 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.012% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.016% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
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£360 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.85 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.85 -

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
44771 42887 39990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.90% 76.14% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 26514 24550
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1215 1168 1110
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 6 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 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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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 -21 11 £360 - 1
Hampshire - 10 £360 -
South East - 10 £360 - 1
Hook - 8 £370 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

CAE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) FMECA
1 19 (76.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 19 (76.00%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (72.00%) DO-178B
2 18 (72.00%) IEC 61508
3 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (56.00%) JSP
6 13 (52.00%) Degree
6 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (44.00%) DO-254
8 11 (44.00%) ARP4754
8 11 (44.00%) ARP4761
9 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (28.00%) Time Management
11 5 (20.00%) Military
12 4 (16.00%) HP
13 2 (8.00%) CAD
13 2 (8.00%) Electronics
13 2 (8.00%) Intergraph
13 2 (8.00%) Windows
13 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (8.00%) Citrix
13 2 (8.00%) Data Management
13 2 (8.00%) Content Management
13 2 (8.00%) Information Management
13 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (8.00%) SmartPlant
13 2 (8.00%) Automotive

CAE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) VHDL
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) FMECA
1 19 (76.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 15 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) CAD
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (72.00%) IEC 61508
1 18 (72.00%) DO-178B
2 11 (44.00%) DO-254
2 11 (44.00%) ARP4754
2 11 (44.00%) ARP4761
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) Intergraph
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) PTC
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft