Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Hardware Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 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 Technician
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 883 891
Rank change year-on-year +32 +8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median daily rate - £80 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -64.44% -24.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £80 £225
% change year-on-year - -64.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - £9.07
10th Percentile £18.95 - £8.60
90th Percentile £24.45 - £9.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £9.07

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 91120 104399 106991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59126 67920 66321
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2895 3106 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.41 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.19 £47.07 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% -

Hardware Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Hardware Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hardware Technician in the UK

Hardware Technician
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 4 - -
UK excluding London +52 3 - -
East of England - 2 - -
South East +34 1 - -
London - 1 - -

Hardware Technician Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Hardware Technician 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 Hardware Technician in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Compaq
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens

Hardware Technician 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Compaq
1 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens