The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 65 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.87% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £188 £203 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +55.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £149 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £257 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £201 £135
% change year-on-year
-47.69% +48.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +22.72%
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
741 688 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.48% 96.63% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 431 409
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 42
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Birmingham region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) DameWare
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 3 days ago