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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Break Fix Engineer
UK
Rank 545 624 613
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Break Fix Engineer 56 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.025% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Median daily rate £108 £110 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £91 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £217 £204
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £110 £192
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -42.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -12.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -22.15%

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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +48 48 £109 -1.13% 1
London +30 18 £135 +20.00%
South East - 11 £100 -
South West +5 8 £120 +9.09% 1
Hampshire - 8 £100 -
Cambridge - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
East of England - 8 - -
Romsey - 6 £100 -
Scotland - 6 £100 - 1
Southampton - 5 £108 -
Bristol +6 4 £103 -6.81% 1
City of London - 3 £135 -
Aberdeen - 3 £100 -
Inverness - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £120 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Taunton - 2 £120 -
South Wales - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1
Highlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £120 -
Cheshire - 1 £108 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 - -

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 76 (70.37%) HP
2 33 (30.56%) SLA
3 32 (29.63%) Pay per click
4 12 (11.11%) EPoS
5 8 (7.41%) Driving Licence
6 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.48%) Windows
7 6 (5.56%) Dell
8 5 (4.63%) IBM
9 4 (3.70%) MS Office
9 4 (3.70%) ITIL
9 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
9 4 (3.70%) Samsung
9 4 (3.70%) Logistics
10 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
10 3 (2.78%) Cisco
10 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.78%) Finance
11 2 (1.85%) Games
11 2 (1.85%) VMware
11 2 (1.85%) Information Security
11 2 (1.85%) Change Management
11 2 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.85%) Front Office
11 2 (1.85%) Banking
11 2 (1.85%) Retail
11 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.85%) Apple

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:

Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Banking
2 2 (1.85%) Front Office
2 2 (1.85%) Games
2 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
2 2 (1.85%) Marketing
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) EPoS
2 8 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Pay per click
2 4 (3.70%) ITIL
2 4 (3.70%) Logistics
3 2 (1.85%) Change Management
3 2 (1.85%) Data Protection
3 2 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (1.85%) Health Informatics
3 2 (1.85%) Informatics
3 2 (1.85%) Information Security
3 2 (1.85%) Resource Management
3 2 (1.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (1.85%) MCP
2 2 (1.85%) MCSE
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.85%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.93%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 76 (70.37%) HP
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) Dell
4 5 (4.63%) IBM
5 4 (3.70%) Samsung
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (1.85%) Apple
7 2 (1.85%) Citrix
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £90 to £110 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £100 to £110 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 6 days ago