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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 579 610 561
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 47 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.078% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.082% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 22
Median daily rate £171 £120 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% -52.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £106 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £171 £120 £267
% change year-on-year
+42.70% -55.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 15
Median hourly rate £14.85 £15.86 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -53.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £37.09 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.43 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -45.79%
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +20 12 £140 +1.81% 10
South West +15 12 - - 1
London +6 8 £225 +52.54% 6
North West +27 7 £171 -8.66% 3
East of England +15 4 - -
West Midlands -19 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +8 1 £315 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 30 (29.41%) HP
2 23 (22.55%) Windows
3 20 (19.61%) Electronics
4 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 16 (15.69%) C
7 15 (14.71%) EMC
8 14 (13.73%) Degree
9 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
9 13 (12.75%) Schematic Capture
10 11 (10.78%) Pay per click
11 10 (9.80%) Firmware
11 10 (9.80%) MS Office
11 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
11 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
12 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
12 9 (8.82%) CAD
13 8 (7.84%) Assembly Language
13 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
13 8 (7.84%) Cisco
13 8 (7.84%) Linux
13 8 (7.84%) Physics
14 7 (6.86%) VMware
14 7 (6.86%) Change Management
14 7 (6.86%) CCNA
14 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
15 6 (5.88%) DNS
16 5 (4.90%) SQL
16 5 (4.90%) Citrix

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 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
1 10 (9.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) IaaS
1 3 (2.94%) PaaS
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (3.92%) DHCP
3 3 (2.94%) SSL
4 2 (1.96%) Firewall
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) Wireless
4 2 (1.96%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.98%) GSM
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) SNMP
5 1 (0.98%) WAN
5 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) LabVIEW
1 4 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) PVCS
3 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (19.61%) Electronics
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Avionics
4 3 (2.94%) Finance
5 2 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (7.84%) Physics
3 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.90%) VHDL
5 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.94%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.96%) Life Science
7 2 (1.96%) NHS
7 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.96%) Verilog
8 1 (0.98%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) EPoS
8 1 (0.98%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.84%) Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Solaris
4 3 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) HPUX
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.75%) Schematic Capture
2 11 (10.78%) Pay per click
3 9 (8.82%) CAD
4 7 (6.86%) Change Management
5 4 (3.92%) ITIL
5 4 (3.92%) Prototyping
5 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.94%) ITSM
6 3 (2.94%) Patch Management
6 3 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.94%) Project Management
6 3 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (2.94%) Validation
6 3 (2.94%) Workflow
7 2 (1.96%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.96%) Line Management
7 2 (1.96%) Migration
7 2 (1.96%) Service Management
7 2 (1.96%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) C
2 8 (7.84%) Assembly Language
3 5 (4.90%) SQL
4 4 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.86%) CCNA
4 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.94%) CCNP
6 3 (2.94%) MCSE
6 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.94%) PMP
6 3 (2.94%) VCAP
7 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) LPIC
8 1 (0.98%) HNC
8 1 (0.98%) HND
8 1 (0.98%) MCITP
8 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) DO-254
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Firmware
2 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.96%) vCloud
6 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.96%) SCOM
2 2 (1.96%) vRealize
3 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) HP
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.71%) EMC
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco
5 7 (6.86%) VMware
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.92%) Xilinx
8 3 (2.94%) Altera
8 3 (2.94%) Dell
8 3 (2.94%) NetApp
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle
9 2 (1.96%) Actel
9 2 (1.96%) IBM
9 2 (1.96%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (0.98%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £130 per day + mileage
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 19 days ago