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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 551 556 557
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 74 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 16
Median daily rate £115 £195 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% +34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £116 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £193 £145
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +32.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +157.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £40.15 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-42.71% +301.50%
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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 23 £115 -66.90% 1
London -23 11 £128 -37.80% 1
West Midlands -1 10 £115 - 4
South West -4 10 £209 -10.21%
East Midlands +18 8 £115 - 2
East of England +14 8 £115 -58.18% 2
Yorkshire +12 1 £425 - 3
North East -41 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (30.65%) HP
2 25 (20.16%) C
3 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
4 22 (17.74%) Windows
4 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 21 (16.94%) Electronics
6 20 (16.13%) Degree
7 19 (15.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
7 19 (15.32%) Schematic Capture
8 17 (13.71%) Data Centre
8 17 (13.71%) MS Office
9 16 (12.90%) EMC
9 16 (12.90%) Validation
10 14 (11.29%) Assembly Language
11 13 (10.48%) Active Directory
11 13 (10.48%) CAD
11 13 (10.48%) Physics
12 12 (9.68%) Windows 7
12 12 (9.68%) VMware
12 12 (9.68%) Linux
13 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (8.87%) Windows Server
14 10 (8.06%) Finance
15 9 (7.26%) SAN
15 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
15 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
17 7 (5.65%) Dell
17 7 (5.65%) Smartphone

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 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) MS Office
2 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) IaaS
1 3 (2.42%) PaaS
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) SAN
2 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.84%) DNS
3 6 (4.84%) LAN
4 5 (4.03%) Firewall
5 4 (3.23%) DHCP
6 3 (2.42%) FTP
6 3 (2.42%) SSL
6 3 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.61%) HTTP
7 2 (1.61%) Internet
7 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.61%) SMTP
7 2 (1.61%) WAN
8 1 (0.81%) GSM
8 1 (0.81%) Skype
8 1 (0.81%) SNMP
8 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) LabVIEW
1 3 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (16.94%) Electronics
2 10 (8.06%) Finance
3 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.23%) Avionics
4 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Automotive
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 17 (13.71%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.48%) Physics
4 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.65%) Smartphone
6 5 (4.03%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) VHDL
8 3 (2.42%) CAN bus
8 3 (2.42%) Health Informatics
8 3 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.42%) Informatics
9 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.61%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.61%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.61%) Life Science
9 2 (1.61%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) Linux
2 12 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.03%) Android
6 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.42%) Solaris
7 3 (2.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.61%) Unix
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.32%) Schematic Capture
2 16 (12.90%) Validation
3 13 (10.48%) CAD
4 4 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.23%) Project Management
4 4 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (2.42%) Change Management
5 3 (2.42%) ITIL
5 3 (2.42%) ITSM
5 3 (2.42%) Patch Management
5 3 (2.42%) Requirements Management
5 3 (2.42%) Resource Management
5 3 (2.42%) Service Management
5 3 (2.42%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (2.42%) Workflow
6 2 (1.61%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (1.61%) Line Management
6 2 (1.61%) Presales
6 2 (1.61%) Test Strategy
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.16%) C
2 14 (11.29%) Assembly Language
3 6 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.13%) Degree
3 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (2.42%) CCNA
6 3 (2.42%) CCNP
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.42%) PMP
6 3 (2.42%) VCAP
7 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) LPIC
8 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.81%) MCITP
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.84%) Firmware
4 4 (3.23%) XenServer
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.61%) NFS
6 2 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) Samba
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.42%) SCCM
2 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.81%) nmon
3 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) HP
2 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.90%) EMC
4 12 (9.68%) VMware
5 7 (5.65%) Dell
6 6 (4.84%) Citrix
6 6 (4.84%) IBM
6 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.42%) Cisco
7 3 (2.42%) Huawei
7 3 (2.42%) NetApp
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle
7 3 (2.42%) Remedy
8 2 (1.61%) Freescale
8 2 (1.61%) Intel
9 1 (0.81%) Avaya
9 1 (0.81%) Meraki
9 1 (0.81%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec
9 1 (0.81%) Unisys
Leicester, Leicestershire
Client Server
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago