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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Engineer
UK / England
Rank 484 533 533
Rank change year-on-year
+49 0
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 86 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 7
Median daily rate £128 £268 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.33% +42.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.92 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.78% -54.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -56.92%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
London +34 31 £128 -22.72% 4
South East +16 25 £128 -51.88% 4
South West +10 8 £251 -23.86% 1
East of England +3 7 £130 -27.77% 4
West Midlands - 6 £128 - 2
Yorkshire +20 3 £128 -
East Midlands -5 3 £151 -24.37% 2
North East - 2 £300 - 2
North West - 1 - - 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 89 (62.68%) HP
2 46 (32.39%) Pay per click
3 26 (18.31%) Windows
4 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
4 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.45%) Driving Licence
5 11 (7.75%) SLA
6 10 (7.04%) Electronics
7 9 (6.34%) EMC
7 9 (6.34%) Firmware
7 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.34%) Samsung
8 8 (5.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (5.63%) MS Office
9 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.23%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.23%) Degree
11 5 (3.52%) QA
11 5 (3.52%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.52%) Cisco
11 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
11 5 (3.52%) FPGA Design
12 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.82%) Validation
12 4 (2.82%) Dell
12 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.82%) CCNA
12 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP

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 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.70%) TPMS
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.11%) Internet
2 3 (2.11%) LAN
2 3 (2.11%) SAN
2 3 (2.11%) WAN
2 3 (2.11%) Wireless
3 2 (1.41%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.41%) DHCP
3 2 (1.41%) DNS
3 2 (1.41%) Firewall
3 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.41%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.41%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.41%) PVCS
General
1 10 (7.04%) Electronics
2 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.41%) Avionics
4 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.70%) Finance
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Driving Licence
2 8 (5.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) VHDL
5 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.70%) ASIC
6 1 (0.70%) ASIC Verification
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) CPLD
6 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.11%) Linux
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.39%) Pay per click
2 6 (4.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (3.52%) FPGA Design
3 5 (3.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (2.82%) Validation
5 3 (2.11%) Prototyping
5 3 (2.11%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (1.41%) API Testing
6 2 (1.41%) Change Management
6 2 (1.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (1.41%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (1.41%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (1.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (1.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (1.41%) Project Management
6 2 (1.41%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (1.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (1.41%) System Testing
6 2 (1.41%) Time Management
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.82%) C
2 3 (2.11%) Python
3 2 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (0.70%) C++/CLI
4 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.23%) Degree
3 4 (2.82%) CCNA
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.70%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.70%) HNC
5 1 (0.70%) HND
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) QA
3 3 (2.11%) DO-254
4 1 (0.70%) ISO13485
System Software
1 9 (6.34%) Firmware
2 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (62.68%) HP
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.34%) EMC
3 9 (6.34%) Samsung
4 5 (3.52%) Cisco
5 4 (2.82%) Dell
5 4 (2.82%) Xilinx
6 3 (2.11%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) Actel
7 2 (1.41%) Altera
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (1.41%) Sophos
8 1 (0.70%) Apple
8 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.70%) Brocade
8 1 (0.70%) Huawei
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) QNX
8 1 (0.70%) Remedy
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