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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 396 408 398
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 12 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.047% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.050% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £165 £188 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £98 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £308 £183
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £213
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.75 £15.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -10.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £11.95 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.65 £17.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £36.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
-61.64% +129.05%
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +46 2 £135 -9.24%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £165 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WebEx
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (6.67%) BCP
1 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (6.67%) Content Management
1 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
1 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Meraki
3 1 (6.67%) SendGrid
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) VMware