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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 95 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 32 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
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£425 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £310 £150
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +106.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +7.40%
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
2367 2350 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.46% 90.35% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1182 813
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 102 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £45.50
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +28 24 £425 -10.52% 3
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) ITIL
3 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (51.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (51.06%) Service Management
3 24 (51.06%) MCTS
3 24 (51.06%) MCITP
3 24 (51.06%) Degree
3 24 (51.06%) Customer Engagement
4 23 (48.94%) DNS
4 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
5 13 (27.66%) DHCP
6 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) IIS
8 10 (21.28%) Clustering
9 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
9 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.02%) MCSE
10 8 (17.02%) XML
10 8 (17.02%) VBScript
10 8 (17.02%) Lotus
10 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (17.02%) SCSM
10 8 (17.02%) WMI
10 8 (17.02%) SCOM
11 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.89%) SLA
12 6 (12.77%) POP3

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (21.28%) IIS
2 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.77%) IBM Notes
3 6 (12.77%) GroupWise
4 4 (8.51%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (6.38%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (6.38%) Lync
6 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) POP3
3 6 (12.77%) SMTP
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 6 (12.77%) IMAP
4 3 (6.38%) RTP
4 3 (6.38%) PBX
4 3 (6.38%) PSTN
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) ITIL
2 24 (51.06%) Service Management
2 24 (51.06%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Kanban
5 3 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) CMMI
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.13%) High Availability
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.02%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (51.06%) MCTS
1 24 (51.06%) MCITP
1 24 (51.06%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCSM
1 8 (17.02%) WMI
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 4 (8.51%) MOM
3 3 (6.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.26%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Lotus
3 6 (12.77%) Novell
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Avaya
5 3 (6.38%) Nortel
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago