The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 420 399 410
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 11 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.099% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.10% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £128 £220 £139
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.04% +58.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £169 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £335 £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £193 £145
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +32.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £40.15 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-42.71% +301.50%
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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 2 £128 -43.33%
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Hardware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) MCSE
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (15.00%) IaaS
6 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 3 (15.00%) PaaS
6 3 (15.00%) VCAP
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
1 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) BCP
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Content Management
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) E-business
2 1 (5.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
2 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.00%) PMP
2 3 (15.00%) VCAP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Intune
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Meraki
6 1 (5.00%) SendGrid
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter
6 1 (5.00%) Xerox