The median contractor rate for a Hardware Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 657 -
Contract jobs requiring a Hardware Technician 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £80 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £80 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43831 53159 52965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28449 34627 32119
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1436 1538 2125
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Hardware Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
4 1 (14.29%) SCSM
4 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCSM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
1 1 (14.29%) Veeam