The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 565 562 559
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 35 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.051% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.055% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £243 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £269 £91
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +196.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £38.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.80% +167.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 £15.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.92 £41.50 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-41.08% -8.82%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
South East -16 16 £163 -38.67% 10
South West -11 5 £350 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
West Midlands +6 2 - - 1
London -5 2 £148 -54.61%
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £188 - 4
East of England - 1 - - 5
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
3 17 (22.67%) HP
4 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
5 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (14.67%) Dell
7 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.67%) Asset Management
9 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) EPoS
10 6 (8.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (8.00%) Finance
11 5 (6.67%) CMS
11 5 (6.67%) Intel
11 5 (6.67%) Cisco
11 5 (6.67%) SAN
11 5 (6.67%) PCoIP
11 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (5.33%) EMC
12 4 (5.33%) Linux
12 4 (5.33%) VMware
12 4 (5.33%) Electronics
12 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
12 4 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
13 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (4.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
13 3 (4.00%) C
13 3 (4.00%) MS Office
13 3 (4.00%) ITIL

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) Lync
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.33%) JBoss
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
1 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.67%) Simulink
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.67%) SAN
2 5 (6.67%) PCoIP
3 2 (2.67%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) LAN
3 2 (2.67%) VoIP
3 2 (2.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) BGP
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.33%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Electronics
2 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Military
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Avionics
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.33%) EPoS
3 4 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.00%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) VHDL
6 1 (1.33%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) UNIX
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.67%) Asset Management
2 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (4.00%) Change Control
4 3 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (2.67%) UML
5 2 (2.67%) Change Management
5 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.67%) Network Management
5 2 (2.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (1.33%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (1.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) C
2 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) Dell Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Server+ Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCDST
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) HP AIS
4 1 (1.33%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) TickIT
2 1 (1.33%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) HP
2 11 (14.67%) Dell
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco
3 5 (6.67%) Intel
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) EMC
5 3 (4.00%) Compaq
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.00%) Siemens
5 3 (4.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
6 2 (2.67%) Freescale
6 2 (2.67%) Xilinx
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) BMC
7 1 (1.33%) Cerner
7 1 (1.33%) NetApp
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