The median contractor rate for a Break Fix Engineer was £106 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

Break/Fix Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 633 621
Rank change year-on-year +77 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Break Fix Engineer 31 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.036% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.038% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 9
Median daily rate £106 £115 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% -39.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £102 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £128 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £115 £190
% change year-on-year -8.69% -39.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 - £14.20

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Break Fix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Break Fix Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Break Fix Engineer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Break Fix Engineer 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 25 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
England +48 20 £105 -8.69% 2
Wales - 7 - -
South Wales - 7 - -
London +6 6 £120 +17.07%
Yorkshire - 5 £105 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £105 -
Leeds - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - -
North West - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 £113 -
City of London +5 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
South East +39 2 £106 -12.37% 1
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £113 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £106 - 1
Cardiff - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Northwich - 2 - -
South West -1 1 £110 -9.27%
Bristol -8 1 £110 -4.34%
Wakefield - 1 £105 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £105 -
Doncaster - 1 £105 -
Sheffield - 1 £105 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £105 -

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 75 (100.00%) Break/Fix
2 40 (53.33%) HP
3 35 (46.67%) SLA
4 14 (18.67%) Pay per click
5 12 (16.00%) Banking
5 12 (16.00%) Windows
6 9 (12.00%) ITIL
6 9 (12.00%) Change Management
7 7 (9.33%) Front Office
7 7 (9.33%) Investment Banking
7 7 (9.33%) Time Management
8 6 (8.00%) EPoS
9 5 (6.67%) Dell
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (4.00%) Finance
11 3 (4.00%) Marketing
11 3 (4.00%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.00%) Informatics
11 3 (4.00%) Health Informatics
11 3 (4.00%) Samsung
12 2 (2.67%) Proactive Monitoring
12 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.67%) SCCM
12 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.67%) ITSM
12 2 (2.67%) Firmware

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) DHCP
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
1 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 12 (16.00%) Banking
2 7 (9.33%) Front Office
2 7 (9.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) EPoS
2 3 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Break/Fix
2 14 (18.67%) Pay per click
3 9 (12.00%) Change Management
3 9 (12.00%) ITIL
4 7 (9.33%) Time Management
5 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.00%) Health Informatics
6 3 (4.00%) Informatics
6 3 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.67%) ITSM
7 2 (2.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) HP
2 5 (6.67%) Dell
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Samsung
5 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
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