The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 592 559 556
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 39 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.093% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.098% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 19
Median daily rate £150 £176 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £332 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £163 £265
% change year-on-year
+109.23% -38.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +63.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.75 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £40.73 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-56.41% +7.06%
Hardware Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hardware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 14 £150 -46.42% 8
London -4 8 £116 -38.81%
East Midlands - 7 £388 - 1
West Midlands -21 4 £350 +91.78% 1
East of England +20 3 - - 4
Yorkshire +2 1 £425 - 3
South West 0 1 £128 -32.89% 1
North West - 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Hardware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (31.19%) HP
2 27 (24.77%) C
3 24 (22.02%) Electronics
3 24 (22.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 22 (20.18%) Degree
4 22 (20.18%) Schematic Capture
5 21 (19.27%) Windows
6 20 (18.35%) Security Cleared
7 19 (17.43%) EMC
8 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
9 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
9 16 (14.68%) Assembly Language
9 16 (14.68%) CAD
10 15 (13.76%) Physics
11 13 (11.93%) Data Centre
12 12 (11.01%) Linux
13 11 (10.09%) MS Office
13 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
14 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.34%) VMware
15 7 (6.42%) Validation
15 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
15 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (5.50%) DNS
16 6 (5.50%) Firmware
16 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
16 6 (5.50%) Citrix
17 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (4.59%) Dell
17 5 (4.59%) SQL

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Office
2 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) IaaS
1 3 (2.75%) PaaS
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) DNS
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 4 (3.67%) DHCP
3 4 (3.67%) SAN
4 3 (2.75%) SSL
5 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.92%) FTP
6 1 (0.92%) GSM
6 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.92%) SNMP
6 1 (0.92%) SSH
6 1 (0.92%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.75%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 24 (22.02%) Electronics
2 5 (4.59%) Avionics
3 4 (3.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.67%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (13.76%) Physics
3 13 (11.93%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.59%) VHDL
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) CAN bus
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.83%) Life Science
7 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.92%) EPoS
8 1 (0.92%) Informatics
8 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.92%) Verilog
8 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.75%) Solaris
6 3 (2.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.83%) Unix
7 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.92%) AIX
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) HPUX
8 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Schematic Capture
2 16 (14.68%) CAD
3 7 (6.42%) Validation
4 5 (4.59%) Change Management
5 4 (3.67%) Project Management
6 3 (2.75%) ITIL
6 3 (2.75%) ITSM
6 3 (2.75%) Patch Management
6 3 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.75%) Requirements Management
6 3 (2.75%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (2.75%) Workflow
7 2 (1.83%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.83%) Line Management
7 2 (1.83%) Migration
7 2 (1.83%) Presales
7 2 (1.83%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.83%) Test Strategy
8 1 (0.92%) Asset Management
8 1 (0.92%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) C
2 16 (14.68%) Assembly Language
3 5 (4.59%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Degree
2 20 (18.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.67%) MCSE
6 3 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.75%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) CCNP
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.75%) PMP
6 3 (2.75%) VCAP
7 2 (1.83%) LPIC
8 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.92%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) Firmware
3 4 (3.67%) XenServer
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.83%) vCloud
5 2 (1.83%) Xen
6 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.92%) NFS
6 1 (0.92%) Samba
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.83%) vRealize
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.92%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.92%) nmon
3 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (31.19%) HP
2 19 (17.43%) EMC
3 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.34%) VMware
5 6 (5.50%) Citrix
5 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.59%) Dell
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco
7 4 (3.67%) IBM
8 3 (2.75%) NetApp
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle
9 2 (1.83%) Freescale
9 2 (1.83%) Intel
10 1 (0.92%) Altera
10 1 (0.92%) Avaya
10 1 (0.92%) Huawei
10 1 (0.92%) Remedy
10 1 (0.92%) Unisys
10 1 (0.92%) Xilinx
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