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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 110 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 6 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £270 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £250 £171
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +46.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -43.61%
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
2111 2380 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.62% 92.36% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 1341 1152
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 112 69
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 +12 1 - -
Newbury -4 1 - -
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) DNS
3 11 (36.67%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (30.00%) Service Management
5 9 (30.00%) Clustering
5 9 (30.00%) MCTS
5 9 (30.00%) MCITP
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (26.67%) VBScript
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (23.33%) PBX
7 7 (23.33%) WMI
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.00%) Panasonic
8 6 (20.00%) High Availability
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) PBX
3 5 (16.67%) PABX
4 4 (13.33%) Internet
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Skype
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) DWDM
7 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.33%) IPsec
7 1 (3.33%) Nortel Norstar
7 1 (3.33%) RTP
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.33%) WiMAX
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.33%) Power BI
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.33%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) French Language
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
3 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) DCOM
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ADO
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) LINQ
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
4 1 (3.33%) OLE
4 1 (3.33%) OLE DB
4 1 (3.33%) RSS
4 1 (3.33%) SAML
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
4 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) B2B
8 1 (3.33%) B2C
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (26.67%) VBScript
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) R
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) MCITP
2 9 (30.00%) MCTS
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.33%) UAG
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) WMI
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (6.67%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Panasonic
3 5 (16.67%) Avaya
3 5 (16.67%) NEC
3 5 (16.67%) Nortel
3 5 (16.67%) Samsung
3 5 (16.67%) Toshiba
4 2 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (3.33%) Ciena
5 1 (3.33%) Huawei
5 1 (3.33%) Mitel
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Polycom
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) SAP