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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 127 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +124.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £123 £165
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -25.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +1.69%
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
2916 2663 3050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.30% 91.48% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1319 1540
Average daily rate £359 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 199 202
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 -10 6 - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) 2G
2 5 (23.81%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (23.81%) 3G
2 5 (23.81%) LTE
2 5 (23.81%) 4G
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Nokia
4 3 (14.29%) EPoS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Toshiba
4 3 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Huawei
5 2 (9.52%) MS Office
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) 2G
1 5 (23.81%) 3G
1 5 (23.81%) LTE
1 5 (23.81%) 4G
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
1 4 (19.05%) Dell
2 3 (14.29%) Nokia
2 3 (14.29%) Toshiba
2 3 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (14.29%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
Manchester, Lancashire
Echo
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago