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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 423 405 428
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 9 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.098% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.10% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate £129 £220 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.47% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £128 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £320 £177
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £263 £140
% change year-on-year
-56.19% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.15 £10.15
% change year-on-year
-42.71% +295.56%
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
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 +39 2 £128 -46.31% 1
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) SSH
6 1 (5.26%) Billing
6 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.26%) BCP
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Content Management
2 1 (5.26%) E-business
2 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu Siemens
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Meraki
4 1 (5.26%) SendGrid
4 1 (5.26%) Siemens
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Xerox
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 25 days ago