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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 108 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 20 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £190 £115
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +64.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -28.37%
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
2283 2398 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.43% 93.49% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1219 1130
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 78 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 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 28 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 +13 16 £438 +2.94%
Slough - 1 - - 1
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) DNS
3 22 (45.83%) Customer Engagement
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (41.67%) SQL
5 19 (39.58%) ITIL
5 19 (39.58%) Service Management
5 19 (39.58%) Degree
5 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (37.50%) MCTS
6 18 (37.50%) MCITP
7 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
8 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
11 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 12 (25.00%) Clustering
12 11 (22.92%) WSUS
12 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (22.92%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (22.92%) High Availability
13 10 (20.83%) Performance Optimisation
13 10 (20.83%) DHCP
13 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.83%) PKI
14 9 (18.75%) .NET
14 9 (18.75%) Internet
14 9 (18.75%) UAG
15 8 (16.67%) IIS

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 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.58%) Office 365
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) DHCP
3 9 (18.75%) Internet
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
4 8 (16.67%) Wireless
5 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (12.50%) Wireless Security
6 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.42%) VPN
7 3 (6.25%) PBX
7 3 (6.25%) Skype
8 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
8 2 (4.17%) Broadband
8 2 (4.17%) HTTP
8 2 (4.17%) IPsec
8 2 (4.17%) PSTN
8 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.17%) RTP
8 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.17%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.58%) Big Data
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.42%) Power BI
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) French Language
2 1 (2.08%) German Language
2 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) DCOM
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.17%) Ajax
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) FastCGI
4 2 (4.17%) LINQ
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) RSS
4 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.08%) Autofac
5 1 (2.08%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.08%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.08%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 10 (20.83%) PKI
3 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) BYOD
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Customer Engagement
2 19 (39.58%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) Service Management
3 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.92%) High Availability
3 11 (22.92%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (20.83%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 6 (12.50%) Security Management
6 4 (8.33%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Use Case
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.67%) VBScript
5 5 (10.42%) C#
6 3 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) R
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (39.58%) Degree
3 18 (37.50%) MCITP
3 18 (37.50%) MCTS
4 2 (4.17%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) UAG
3 6 (12.50%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) WSUS
2 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) WMI
3 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Intune
4 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Panasonic
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Siemens