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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 15 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.39% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.43% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 19
Median daily rate £113 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.87% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £165 £285
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -42.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £11.88
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +60.00%

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
1843 2339 2597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.22% 92.20% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1244 1293
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 96 74
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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
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 19 February 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
Slough - 8 £113 -
Reading +5 2 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 9 (28.13%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.75%) Pay per click
4 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (12.50%) VoLTE
4 4 (12.50%) Avaya
4 4 (12.50%) PBX
5 3 (9.38%) 3GPP
5 3 (9.38%) Nortel
5 3 (9.38%) Toshiba
5 3 (9.38%) NEC
5 3 (9.38%) Samsung
5 3 (9.38%) PABX
5 3 (9.38%) Panasonic
6 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) EPoS
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) SLA
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Windows
6 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.13%) ATM
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) DSLAM
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) IVR
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) PBX
1 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (12.50%) VoLTE
2 3 (9.38%) 3GPP
2 3 (9.38%) PABX
3 1 (3.13%) ATM
3 1 (3.13%) DSLAM
3 1 (3.13%) GPON
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) TDMA
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Pay per click
2 2 (6.25%) Project Management
2 2 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Presales
3 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Avaya
3 3 (9.38%) NEC
3 3 (9.38%) Nortel
3 3 (9.38%) Panasonic
3 3 (9.38%) Samsung
3 3 (9.38%) Toshiba
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft