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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 558 548 540
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 39 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.047% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.050% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 2
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£190 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £127 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £313 £90
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +247.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.83 £25.75 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +63.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £16.35 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.22 £35.15 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £37.50 £25.39
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +47.72%
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
47807 45756 43091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28318 25816
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -7 17 £295 - 15
South West +1 5 £275 +192.55% 4
London 0 5 £169 -47.05% 2
West Midlands +1 3 £183 -
East of England -2 2 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (25.00%) Windows
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 9 (11.84%) Dell
5 9 (11.84%) EMC
6 8 (10.53%) HP
6 8 (10.53%) Electronics
7 7 (9.21%) EPoS
7 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
8 6 (7.89%) Finance
8 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.58%) CMS
9 5 (6.58%) Intel
9 5 (6.58%) SAN
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco
10 4 (5.26%) Firewall
10 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
10 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.26%) Network Design
10 4 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.26%) PCoIP
11 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.95%) HP SIM
11 3 (3.95%) Change Control
11 3 (3.95%) Fujitsu Siemens

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.58%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Lync
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) Simulink
4 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.58%) SAN
3 4 (5.26%) PCoIP
3 4 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.32%) BGP
5 1 (1.32%) GPRS
5 1 (1.32%) GSM
5 1 (1.32%) ISDN
5 1 (1.32%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.32%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.32%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (10.53%) Electronics
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Military
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Avionics
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) EPoS
3 4 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.95%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) VHDL
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) SUSE
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
2 4 (5.26%) Network Design
2 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 3 (3.95%) ITIL
3 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
3 3 (3.95%) Change Control
4 2 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (2.63%) Network Management
4 2 (2.63%) CAD
4 2 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (1.32%) Validation
5 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.32%) UML
5 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.32%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.32%) Image Processing
5 1 (1.32%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) C
2 1 (1.32%) C#
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) MCSE
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) MCDST
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) HND
4 1 (1.32%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) TickIT
1 1 (1.32%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Dell
1 9 (11.84%) EMC
2 8 (10.53%) HP
3 5 (6.58%) Intel
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Compaq
5 3 (3.95%) Siemens
5 3 (3.95%) Fujitsu Siemens
6 2 (2.63%) Freescale
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.32%) Supermicro
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Juniper
7 1 (1.32%) BMC
7 1 (1.32%) Cerner
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