The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 112 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £115 £138
% change year-on-year
+64.94% -16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% +68.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £20.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-37.34% +38.33%
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
2167 2286 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.36% 89.54% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1114 909
Average daily rate £398 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 113
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) ITIL
2 26 (66.67%) Service Management
2 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 26 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
3 25 (64.10%) MCTS
3 25 (64.10%) MCITP
3 25 (64.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 20 (51.28%) DNS
6 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
8 11 (28.21%) IIS
8 11 (28.21%) Clustering
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
9 10 (25.64%) Lotus
10 8 (20.51%) SAN
10 8 (20.51%) Novell
10 8 (20.51%) GroupWise
10 8 (20.51%) IBM Notes
10 8 (20.51%) POP3
10 8 (20.51%) SMTP
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
10 8 (20.51%) IMAP
11 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
11 7 (17.95%) Private Cloud
12 6 (15.38%) SCOM
12 6 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
1 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 8 (20.51%) GroupWise
2 8 (20.51%) IBM Notes
3 6 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (7.69%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) POP3
2 8 (20.51%) SMTP
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
2 8 (20.51%) IMAP
3 3 (7.69%) PBX
3 3 (7.69%) PSTN
3 3 (7.69%) RTP
4 2 (5.13%) 4G
4 2 (5.13%) 3G
4 2 (5.13%) 2G
5 1 (2.56%) SDH
5 1 (2.56%) UMTS
5 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) ATM
5 1 (2.56%) GSM
5 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) MSI
3 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.56%) LINQ
3 1 (2.56%) FastCGI
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) ITIL
1 26 (66.67%) Service Management
1 26 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.69%) Server Building
5 3 (7.69%) CMMI
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) WFM
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) VBScript
4 4 (10.26%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 25 (64.10%) MCTS
2 25 (64.10%) MCITP
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCOM
1 6 (15.38%) SCSM
1 6 (15.38%) WMI
2 3 (7.69%) MOM
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Lotus
3 8 (20.51%) Novell
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Avaya
4 3 (7.69%) Nortel
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Huawei
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks