The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks over the 3 months to 27 March 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 the SolidWorks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolidWorks
Rank 586 556 538
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 13 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.059% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £220 -
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SolidWorks
Daily Rate Trend

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

SolidWorks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SolidWorks
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SolidWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SolidWorks
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 SolidWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -9 12 £375 +70.45% 49
East of England +14 9 £375 +127.27% 5
Surrey +5 1 £325 +18.18% 5
West Midlands -7 1 - - 3
South East -30 1 £325 +18.18% 14
Scotland - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 22
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Daventry - - - -
Dunfermline - - - - 1
Ely - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Dorset - - - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Autodesk
2 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 10 (55.56%) PTC
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CAD
3 4 (22.22%) AutoCAD
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.11%) Electronics
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.56%) 4G
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) 3G
6 1 (5.56%) HNC
6 1 (5.56%) ERP

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) AutoCAD
2 2 (11.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) CAD
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Autodesk
1 10 (55.56%) PTC
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
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Rate: £1 - £10000 per hour + DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £1000 - £10000 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago