The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 124 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 16 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £230 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £100 £133
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.13 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2962 2582 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.31% 91.79% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1253 1448
Average daily rate £360 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 204 186
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 +3 7 - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) 2G
2 6 (26.09%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (26.09%) 3G
2 6 (26.09%) 4G
3 5 (21.74%) LTE
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (13.04%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) Toshiba
5 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
5 3 (13.04%) Nokia
6 2 (8.70%) EPoS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Retail
6 2 (8.70%) MS Office
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) 3G
1 6 (26.09%) 2G
1 6 (26.09%) 4G
2 5 (21.74%) LTE
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
3 3 (13.04%) Nokia
3 3 (13.04%) Toshiba
3 3 (13.04%) Huawei
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago