The median contractor rate for a Hardware Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Hardware Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £463 £115 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +302.17% -64.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £131 £115 £223
% change year-on-year +14.06% -48.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £31.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £40.15
% change year-on-year -28.39% -49.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1702 1902 2033
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 94.98% 94.63% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1191 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 104 151
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Hampshire

Hardware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hardware Engineer in Hampshire

Hardware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hardware Engineer in Hampshire

Hardware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Basingstoke -5 1 £463 +302.17%
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Hampshire region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (40.00%) TPMS
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) C
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) SLA
3 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
3 4 (26.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) DMZ
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Extranet
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (40.00%) TPMS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DMZ
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Extranet
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) VMware