The first table below looks at the demand for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 125 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£95 £188 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £270 £174
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £168 £160
% change year-on-year
+40.29% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2858 2464 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.64% 92.46% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1177 1516
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 187 225
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Manchester -1 4 £95 -49.33% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) EPoS
2 3 (27.27%) 3G
2 3 (27.27%) 2G
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) LTE
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Nortel
4 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) DWDM
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Toshiba
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) RNC

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) 3G
1 3 (27.27%) 2G
2 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 2 (18.18%) LTE
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DWDM
3 1 (9.09%) RNC
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) Nortel
1 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia
1 1 (9.09%) Toshiba