The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 112 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% - 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£265 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £91 £248
% change year-on-year
+196.41% -63.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £42.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +22.30%
Hardware Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1895 1728 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.95% 94.07% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 998 959
Average daily rate £350 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £226 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 149 186
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Hardware Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Project
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) StarTeam
2 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Project
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) EMC