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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Engineer
UK / England
Rank 493 562 542
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 80 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 12
Median daily rate £130 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £129 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £330 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
-52.72% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -57.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £20.30 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -61.64%

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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
South East +36 26 £124 -17.50% 3
London +25 23 £128 -22.72% 3
East of England +11 9 £133 -17.18% 6
South West +9 7 £130 -60.60%
Yorkshire +15 5 £128 -
West Midlands - 5 £128 -
North West +29 3 £130 +8.33%
East Midlands -9 2 £175 -12.50%
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 111 (67.68%) HP
2 46 (28.05%) Pay per click
3 34 (20.73%) Windows
4 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
5 21 (12.80%) Driving Licence
6 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.93%) SLA
8 10 (6.10%) EMC
8 10 (6.10%) Electronics
8 10 (6.10%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
9 9 (5.49%) MS Office
9 9 (5.49%) Samsung
10 7 (4.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.66%) Degree
11 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (3.05%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.05%) Schematic Capture
12 5 (3.05%) Firmware
12 5 (3.05%) Validation
13 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
13 4 (2.44%) Cisco
13 4 (2.44%) Dell
13 4 (2.44%) LAN
13 4 (2.44%) WAN
14 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
14 3 (1.83%) Windows XP

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 3 (1.83%) TPMS
2 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.44%) LAN
2 4 (2.44%) WAN
3 3 (1.83%) Internet
3 3 (1.83%) SAN
4 2 (1.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
4 2 (1.22%) DNS
4 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
4 2 (1.22%) VPN
4 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) Broadband
5 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.61%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (6.10%) Electronics
2 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.61%) Automotive
3 1 (0.61%) Avionics
3 1 (0.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Finance
3 1 (0.61%) Front Office
3 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.61%) ASIC
6 1 (0.61%) ASIC Verification
6 1 (0.61%) CPLD
6 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
6 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.73%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.05%) Pay per click
2 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
3 5 (3.05%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (3.05%) Validation
4 3 (1.83%) Time Management
5 2 (1.22%) API Testing
5 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (1.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (1.22%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (1.22%) FPGA Design
5 2 (1.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (1.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (1.22%) ITIL
5 2 (1.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (1.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (1.22%) Project Management
5 2 (1.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (1.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (1.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.83%) C
2 2 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (0.61%) C++
3 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) SC Cleared
1 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.66%) Degree
3 3 (1.83%) A+ Certification
3 3 (1.83%) CCNA
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.61%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO13485
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Firmware
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 111 (67.68%) HP
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.10%) EMC
4 9 (5.49%) Samsung
5 4 (2.44%) Cisco
5 4 (2.44%) Dell
6 3 (1.83%) Apple
6 3 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.22%) Citrix
7 2 (1.22%) Sophos
8 1 (0.61%) Altera
8 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.61%) Brocade
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Huawei
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) QNX
8 1 (0.61%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) Xilinx
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