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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 543 548 538
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 53 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.096% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 9
Average daily rate £270 £188 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £90 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £328 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £325 £213
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
Average hourly rate £14.54 £33.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +137.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £44.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £34.75 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-59.71% +150.54%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 17 £288 - 6
London +8 11 £165 +10.92% 5
East Midlands -5 11 £200 -41.17% 3
South West +6 10 £330 +51.72% 2
East of England -2 3 £180 - 2
Yorkshire -21 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.42%) Windows
3 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 21 (21.88%) HP
5 18 (18.75%) Linux
5 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 16 (16.67%) IBM
7 15 (15.63%) Unix
7 15 (15.63%) MS Office
8 14 (14.58%) Validation
9 12 (12.50%) ClearCase
9 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 12 (12.50%) ClearQuest
10 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
11 9 (9.38%) Finance
11 9 (9.38%) Software Architecture
11 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
12 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
12 8 (8.33%) Electronics
12 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
13 7 (7.29%) Degree
14 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
14 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.25%) SLA
14 6 (6.25%) LAN
14 6 (6.25%) MS Excel

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.25%) LAN
2 6 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (3.13%) GSM
3 3 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.08%) FTP
4 2 (2.08%) HTTP
4 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.08%) SMTP
4 2 (2.08%) WAN
4 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.04%) RFID
5 1 (1.04%) SDH
5 1 (1.04%) Skype
5 1 (1.04%) SONET
5 1 (1.04%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 12 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 3 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (4.17%) Automotive
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.13%) Health Informatics
4 3 (3.13%) Informatics
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.08%) Telematics
5 2 (2.08%) VHDL
6 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.04%) Handset
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Physics
6 1 (1.04%) Verilog
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Windows
2 21 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 18 (18.75%) Linux
4 15 (15.63%) Unix
5 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.21%) Android
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.04%) HPUX
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Validation
2 9 (9.38%) Software Architecture
3 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (3.13%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.08%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (1.04%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.04%) BCP
8 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.04%) CAD
8 1 (1.04%) Content Management
8 1 (1.04%) Logistics
8 1 (1.04%) Migration
8 1 (1.04%) Project Management
8 1 (1.04%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (1.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.25%) C
3 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
3 2 (2.08%) C++
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) Degree
4 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Dell Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Firmware
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.04%) SCCM
1 1 (1.04%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) HP
2 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Dell
4 4 (4.17%) EMC
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 3 (3.13%) Huawei
5 3 (3.13%) Remedy
6 2 (2.08%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
7 1 (1.04%) BT
7 1 (1.04%) Fujitsu Siemens
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.04%) Meraki
7 1 (1.04%) Siemens
7 1 (1.04%) Symantec
7 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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