The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 415 422 397
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.048% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.051% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £115 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £90 £265
% change year-on-year
+197.64% -65.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Hardware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Hardware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
City of London +25 1 - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) HP APS
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
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