The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 101 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.21% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £185 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £293 £310
% change year-on-year
-45.29% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
Field Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) NEC
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) 2G
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) RNC
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) DWDM
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) People Management

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 2G
1 2 (25.00%) 3G
1 2 (25.00%) 4G
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
1 2 (25.00%) DWDM
1 2 (25.00%) LTE
1 2 (25.00%) RNC
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) NEC
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf