The first table below looks at the demand for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 August 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 Reading 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 52 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.58% - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £168 £160
% change year-on-year
+44.77% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 841 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.82% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 363 388
Average daily rate £375 £385 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Field Engineer
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Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) WMI
4 7 (38.89%) SCCM
4 7 (38.89%) SCOM
5 6 (33.33%) PKI
5 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (33.33%) VBScript
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) IIS
5 6 (33.33%) DCOM
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) DTV
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) Replication
7 2 (11.11%) MCTS
7 2 (11.11%) MCITP
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) DTV
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) CRM
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) WMI
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco