The table below looks at the statistics for SOLIDWORKS skills 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 605 569 543
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -26
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.025% 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.030% 0.19% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 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 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -

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
6692 6907 6145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.12% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3668 3692 3180
Average daily rate £343 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 722 699
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 Applications 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 6 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 22 May 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 -37 2 £325 +18.18% 39
Surrey +5 1 £325 +18.18% 5
Staffordshire -9 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - -
South East -14 1 £325 +18.18% 17
Stafford - 1 - -

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) Autodesk
2 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 10 (62.50%) PTC
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 4 (25.00%) PTC Creo
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) CAD
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (6.25%) 4G
6 1 (6.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) 2G
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) VMware

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) AutoCAD
1 4 (25.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (6.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) 2G
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) CAD
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Autodesk
1 10 (62.50%) PTC
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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