The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 134 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.082% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.088% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £275 £163
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £25.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+42.01% -8.84%
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2663 2274 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.77% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1216 1374
Average daily rate £380 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 273 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Hardware Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (66.67%) EMC
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
3 1 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CAD

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) VHDL
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
2 1 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (11.11%) SAP