The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £150
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +116.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £36.50 £13.44
% change year-on-year
-61.64% +171.67%
Hardware Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
354 292 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.99% 96.37% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 172 132
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge