The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Break Fix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Break Fix Engineer
Rank 629 635 627
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Break Fix Engineer 26 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.033% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.035% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Median daily rate £105 £110 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £106 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £173 £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £110 £118
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £19.03 -
% change year-on-year
-25.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Break Fix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Break Fix Engineer in the job title.

Break Fix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Break Fix Engineer within the UK.

Break Fix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Break Fix Engineer within the UK.

Break Fix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Break Fix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Break Fix Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break Fix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +16 20 £105 -8.69% 5
South West +18 9 £105 -19.23%
South East +18 5 £105 - 1
Bristol +5 5 - -
London -4 5 £175 - 3
Scotland +10 4 £100 +2.56%
Dorset - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Reading +15 2 £105 - 1
Berkshire +9 2 £105 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £100 -
Wales - 2 - -
Treorchy - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
City of London +15 1 - -
Surrey +9 1 - -
Yorkshire +8 1 £105 -
East of England +8 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £105 -8.69%
Milton Keynes - 1 £140 -
Brighton - 1 £105 -
Gloucester - 1 £105 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £105 -
Lincoln - 1 £105 -
York - 1 £105 -
Oxford - 1 £105 -

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Break Fix 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 featuring Break Fix Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (64.44%) HP
2 12 (26.67%) Pay per click
3 4 (8.89%) EPoS
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (4.44%) SLA
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Front Office
5 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) 3Com
6 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) HPUX
6 1 (2.22%) MS Office
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.22%) HP Storage

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Front Office
1 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) EPoS
2 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.22%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Pay per click
2 2 (4.44%) Change Management
2 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.44%) Time Management
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) 3Com
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £130 per day + mileage
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
VIQU
Rate: £90 - 120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago