The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 51 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.14% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.35% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £275 £163
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.79 £25.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.84%
Hardware Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
495 282 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.11% 95.92% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 132 159
Average daily rate £385 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £190 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -49.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Gloucestershire region.

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Gloucestershire region.

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Hardware Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (87.50%) VHDL
1 7 (87.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (87.50%) Xilinx
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Avionics
1 7 (87.50%) DO-254
2 1 (12.50%) EMC

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

General
1 7 (87.50%) Avionics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) VHDL
1 7 (87.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) DO-254
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Xilinx
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £43 to £46 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago