The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 57 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.21% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.32% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£128 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £175 £155
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.66% +3.44%
Field Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
703 607 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.90% 91.97% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 382 349
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) ATM
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) RNC
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Kaseya
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) GSM

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (9.09%) RNC
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SDH
2 1 (9.09%) UMTS
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) Kaseya
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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