The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 154 163 141
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.024% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.025% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £275 £135
% change year-on-year
-53.63% +103.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £30.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-53.07% -4.92%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3008 3931 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.89% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 2365 1804
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 187 178
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Hardware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 North West region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
5 1 (12.50%) CAD
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Samsung

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Samsung