The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 83 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 44 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £180 £125
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £12.93 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+54.70% -30.12%
Field Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2344 2590 2503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.91% 92.50% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1355 1257
Median daily rate £400 £382 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 82 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £13.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +26 36 £400 -5.88%
Slough - 1 - - 1
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Field 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 Berkshire region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (60.00%) Windows
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 26 (43.33%) DNS
4 25 (41.67%) Customer Engagement
5 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (36.67%) ITIL
6 22 (36.67%) Service Management
6 22 (36.67%) Degree
6 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (33.33%) MCTS
8 20 (33.33%) MCITP
9 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
10 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
12 16 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (23.33%) DHCP
13 14 (23.33%) WSUS
14 13 (21.67%) Clustering
14 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
15 12 (20.00%) Big Data
16 11 (18.33%) Office 365
16 11 (18.33%) Hadoop
16 11 (18.33%) High Availability
16 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
16 11 (18.33%) PKI
17 10 (16.67%) .NET

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (13.33%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.33%) Office 365
3 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) DNS
2 14 (23.33%) DHCP
3 10 (16.67%) Internet
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) Wireless
5 7 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (11.67%) Wireless Security
6 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) PBX
7 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.00%) Skype
8 2 (3.33%) Bluetooth
8 2 (3.33%) Broadband
8 2 (3.33%) HTTP
8 2 (3.33%) IPv4
8 2 (3.33%) IPv6
8 2 (3.33%) PSTN
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (20.00%) Big Data
4 11 (18.33%) Hadoop
5 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (8.33%) Power BI
9 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.67%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) French Language
2 1 (1.67%) German Language
2 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) DCOM
2 4 (6.67%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.33%) Ajax
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) FastCGI
4 2 (3.33%) LINQ
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) RSS
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.67%) Autofac
5 1 (1.67%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Clustering
2 11 (18.33%) PKI
3 9 (15.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) BYOD
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Customer Engagement
2 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 22 (36.67%) Service Management
3 16 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (18.33%) High Availability
5 10 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 9 (15.00%) Analytics
6 9 (15.00%) Use Case
7 7 (11.67%) Identity Management
7 7 (11.67%) Network Architecture
7 7 (11.67%) Security Management
8 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.33%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (3.33%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.33%) VBScript
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (36.67%) Degree
3 20 (33.33%) MCITP
3 20 (33.33%) MCTS
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) UAG
3 7 (11.67%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) WSUS
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
3 7 (11.67%) WMI
4 4 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (5.00%) SCOM
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Intune
6 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Panasonic
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Siemens