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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 395 382 374
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 16 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
Average daily rate £160 £210 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £141 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £293 £310
% change year-on-year
-45.29% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £16.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+51.57% -20.83%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Grays - 1 £150 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £165 - 1
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (52.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Driving Licence
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
4 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (20.00%) MS Office
5 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.50%) SLA
6 7 (17.50%) Internet
6 7 (17.50%) 3G
6 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (15.00%) BT
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
8 5 (12.50%) Android
8 5 (12.50%) LTE
8 5 (12.50%) QA
8 5 (12.50%) CMDB
8 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 5 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) WAP
8 5 (12.50%) Java
8 5 (12.50%) Broadband
8 5 (12.50%) GPRS
8 5 (12.50%) GSM
8 5 (12.50%) UMTS
8 5 (12.50%) Bloomberg
8 5 (12.50%) Finance
8 5 (12.50%) Handset

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) 3G
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
1 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (12.50%) Broadband
2 5 (12.50%) GPRS
2 5 (12.50%) GSM
2 5 (12.50%) LTE
2 5 (12.50%) UMTS
2 5 (12.50%) Wireless
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) 2G
5 2 (5.00%) ATM
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) RNC
General
1 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.50%) CMDB
2 5 (12.50%) Handset
3 4 (10.00%) EPoS
4 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
4 5 (12.50%) Android
4 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.50%) ETL
3 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) C
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 5 (12.50%) QA
3 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) BT
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Compaq
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Epicor
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus
6 1 (2.50%) NEC
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) Nortel
6 1 (2.50%) ThinPrint