The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 64 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.10% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £270 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £250 £230
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.92 £13.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -26.71%
Field Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
670 916 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.17% 93.66% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 560 403
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Reading region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
4 9 (52.94%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) VBScript
5 8 (47.06%) Clustering
6 7 (41.18%) Service Management
6 7 (41.18%) MCTS
6 7 (41.18%) MCITP
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) WMI
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (29.41%) SCCM
8 5 (29.41%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (23.53%) High Availability
9 4 (23.53%) PKI

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DWDM
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) Power BI
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.88%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) French Language
1 1 (5.88%) German Language
1 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
1 1 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) DCOM
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ADO
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) ODBC
4 1 (5.88%) OLE
4 1 (5.88%) OLE DB
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) SAML
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) B2B
7 1 (5.88%) B2C
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) VBScript
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) MCITP
2 7 (41.18%) MCTS
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) WMI
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Ciena
2 1 (5.88%) Huawei
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy