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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 66 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £190 £115
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +65.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -37.34%
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
836 819 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.17% 94.03% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 426 434
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Customer Engagement
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (47.37%) DNS
5 17 (44.74%) ITIL
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (44.74%) Service Management
5 17 (44.74%) Degree
6 16 (42.11%) MCTS
6 16 (42.11%) MCITP
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
9 11 (28.95%) Clustering
9 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
9 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
10 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (21.05%) High Availability
12 8 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (21.05%) VBScript
12 8 (21.05%) IIS
12 8 (21.05%) .NET
12 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (21.05%) DHCP
13 7 (18.42%) PKI
13 7 (18.42%) WMI
14 6 (15.79%) WSUS

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 8 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) DHCP
3 6 (15.79%) Internet
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.16%) VPN
4 5 (13.16%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless Security
6 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
6 2 (5.26%) Broadband
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) IPsec
6 2 (5.26%) IPv4
6 2 (5.26%) IPv6
6 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
6 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.26%) WiMAX
6 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.53%) Power BI
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) French Language
1 1 (2.63%) German Language
1 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
1 1 (2.63%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) DCOM
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
4 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) FastCGI
4 2 (5.26%) LINQ
4 2 (5.26%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) RSS
4 2 (5.26%) WCF
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Autofac
5 1 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.63%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.63%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Clustering
2 7 (18.42%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) BYOD
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Customer Engagement
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Service Management
3 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) High Availability
4 8 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Security Management
5 3 (7.89%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
3 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.05%) VBScript
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) R
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 16 (42.11%) MCITP
3 16 (42.11%) MCTS
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) UAG
3 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) WMI
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) WSUS
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Intune
4 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle