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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Engineer
Rank 370 347 367
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 23 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.23% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
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£160 £120 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
+62.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.18 £18.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-32.34% +11.11%
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
20605 21672 19774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14256 14887 13479
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 408 406
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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
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 1 April 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
Croydon -1 3 £160 - 1
City of London +7 1 - - 7
Edgware - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (40.38%) Telecoms
2 19 (36.54%) Ericsson
3 16 (30.77%) SLA
4 14 (26.92%) Windows
5 12 (23.08%) GSM
5 12 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (21.15%) UMTS
7 10 (19.23%) MS Office
7 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
7 10 (19.23%) SDH
7 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) ATM
8 9 (17.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (17.31%) Line Management
8 9 (17.31%) RNC
9 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 7 (13.46%) Wireless
10 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.46%) WFM
11 5 (9.62%) Google
11 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.62%) EPoS
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (7.69%) Nokia
12 4 (7.69%) 3G
12 4 (7.69%) 2G
12 4 (7.69%) Migration
13 3 (5.77%) Handset

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) GSM
1 12 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (21.15%) UMTS
3 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
3 10 (19.23%) SDH
4 9 (17.31%) ATM
4 9 (17.31%) RNC
5 7 (13.46%) Wireless
6 4 (7.69%) 3G
6 4 (7.69%) 2G
7 3 (5.77%) DNS
7 3 (5.77%) DHCP
7 3 (5.77%) WAN
7 3 (5.77%) LAN
7 3 (5.77%) 4G
8 2 (3.85%) LTE
8 2 (3.85%) VoIP
8 2 (3.85%) GPRS
8 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
General
1 21 (40.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) EPoS
2 3 (5.77%) Handset
3 2 (3.85%) PDA
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Line Management
2 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) WFM
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Logistics
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
1 2 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) MCDST
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Ericsson
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (9.62%) Google
5 4 (7.69%) Nokia
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) BT
7 1 (1.92%) NEC
7 1 (1.92%) Altiris
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Nortel
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Huawei