The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 119 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £176 £119 £176
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.42% -32.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £250 £176
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +42.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -43.61%
Field Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2150 3104 2629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.98% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1349
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 76 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £41.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 1 - -
Highlands +2 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £103 -
Field Engineer
UK

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) EPoS
2 2 (22.22%) ATM
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) 4G
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) 2G
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) 2G
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) EPoS
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia