The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 46 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.51% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £100 £285
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -64.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.39 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.42% -16.77%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 243 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.57% 94.19% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 128 281
Average daily rate £350 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 30
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Hardware Engineer
South West

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 7 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared