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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 428 425 404
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 8 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.030% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.031% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £116 £190 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.81% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £163 £265
% change year-on-year
+109.23% -38.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £34.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.11% +151.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-56.41% +7.06%
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
21053 22365 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15087 15699 15159
Median daily rate £452 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 +47 1 £128 -43.33%
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) SaaS
6 3 (18.75%) PaaS
6 3 (18.75%) VCAP
6 3 (18.75%) IaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow

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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) E-business
2 1 (6.25%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 3 (18.75%) VCAP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Samba
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat