The first table below looks at the demand for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 105 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.090% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£488 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £168 £160
% change year-on-year
+44.77% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.70 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 2223 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.58% 90.88% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 958 1034
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 100
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Field Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Field Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) WMI
5 8 (36.36%) SCCM
5 8 (36.36%) SCOM
6 7 (31.82%) PKI
6 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 7 (31.82%) DCOM
6 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 7 (31.82%) VBScript
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) IIS
6 7 (31.82%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) Service Management
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (18.18%) MCTS
8 4 (18.18%) MCITP
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) DTV
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
10 2 (9.09%) LAN
10 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Field Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Field Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) DTV
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
2 7 (31.82%) VBScript
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) MCTS
1 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) WMI
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
1 8 (36.36%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.55%) Huawei
2 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco