The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hardware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 123 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£135 - £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £91 £265
% change year-on-year
+194.21% -65.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Hardware Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2208 2405 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.16% 91.51% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1111 986
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 87 94
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Hardware Engineer in their job title 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 with Hardware Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Hardware Engineer in their job title 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 with Hardware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago