The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 124 137 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£130 £85 £131
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -35.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £85 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £85 £146
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £125 £150
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.36 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.06%
Field Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2570 2820 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.22% 92.64% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1576 1035
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 207 256
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 3 £153 +79.41%
Norfolk - 1 £130 - 1
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) BitLocker
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) NHS
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (10.53%) FMCG
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) MCSA
8 1 (5.26%) ATM
8 1 (5.26%) GSM
8 1 (5.26%) SDH
8 1 (5.26%) UMTS
8 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
8 1 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (5.26%) SLA
8 1 (5.26%) WFM

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) RNC
2 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.26%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) GSM
2 1 (5.26%) SDH
2 1 (5.26%) UMTS
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) WFM
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks