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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £118 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £160 £273
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -41.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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
575 584 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 92.85% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 364 330
Median daily rate £388 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 6 (46.15%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Pay per click
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) EPoS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Pay per click
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft