The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 385 367 388
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 18 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.12% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.13% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
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£100 £193 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £318 £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £125 £138
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £17.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £19.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +6 2 - - 1
Croydon -10 1 £160 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (34.69%) Ericsson
2 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 15 (30.61%) SLA
3 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (18.37%) Wireless
4 9 (18.37%) GSM
5 8 (16.33%) SDH
5 8 (16.33%) UMTS
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) Ethernet
5 8 (16.33%) RNC
6 7 (14.29%) ATM
6 7 (14.29%) MS Office
6 7 (14.29%) Line Management
6 7 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) WFM
7 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (12.24%) EPoS
8 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
10 3 (6.12%) MCSA
10 3 (6.12%) Cisco
10 3 (6.12%) Google
10 3 (6.12%) Nokia
11 2 (4.08%) Problem Management

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.04%) Lync
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (18.37%) Wireless
2 9 (18.37%) GSM
3 8 (16.33%) SDH
3 8 (16.33%) UMTS
3 8 (16.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (16.33%) RNC
4 7 (14.29%) ATM
5 2 (4.08%) 2G
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) 3G
6 1 (2.04%) GPRS
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) RFID
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.04%) LTE
6 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.04%) 4G
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) EPoS
2 2 (4.08%) Handset
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) PDA
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Line Management
1 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (14.29%) WFM
2 4 (8.16%) Migration
3 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 1 (2.04%) ETL
4 1 (2.04%) Project Management
4 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
1 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Ericsson
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Google
4 3 (6.12%) Nokia
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Nortel
6 1 (2.04%) Huawei
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) NEC
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