The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £190 £185 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £150 £273
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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
1282 1807 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.96% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1034 804
Median daily rate £375 £365 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 55 67
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £27.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Field Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Samsung
6 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) WSUS
6 1 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Project Management
1 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Samsung
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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