The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Hardware Engineer
Rank - 638 627
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Hardware Engineer 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- +4.29%

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Senior Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Hardware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Hardware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Hardware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Hardware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics

Senior Hardware 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC