The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 222 218 220
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 24 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 7
Average daily rate £163 £425 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.76% +161.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £257 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £293 £310
% change year-on-year
-45.29% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -13 10 £425 - 3
Surrey -3 9 £163 -37.19% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £140 - 1
Kent -6 2 - - 1
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
4 14 (26.92%) WSUS
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 13 (25.00%) DNS
5 13 (25.00%) DHCP
6 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
9 9 (17.31%) ISA Server
9 9 (17.31%) Firewall
10 8 (15.38%) MS Office
10 8 (15.38%) Office 365
11 7 (13.46%) SQL
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
12 6 (11.54%) MCSE
12 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.54%) Wireless
12 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
13 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
13 5 (9.62%) DBS Check
13 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
13 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.62%) Big Data
13 5 (9.62%) Analytics

Field Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) DHCP
1 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 9 (17.31%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) Wireless
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
5 4 (7.69%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.69%) Wireless Security
6 2 (3.85%) BGP
6 2 (3.85%) Broadband
6 2 (3.85%) OSPF
6 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) 2G
7 1 (1.92%) 3G
7 1 (1.92%) 4G
7 1 (1.92%) ATM
7 1 (1.92%) DWDM
7 1 (1.92%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) EPoS
3 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) NetWare
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Analytics
2 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (9.62%) Service Management
2 5 (9.62%) Use Case
3 4 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.69%) Security Management
4 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.92%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Kanban
6 1 (1.92%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) MCSE
5 5 (9.62%) DBS Check
5 5 (9.62%) MCITP
5 5 (9.62%) MCP
6 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 4 (7.69%) MCTS
7 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.92%) MCDST
8 1 (1.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) ISA Server
3 4 (7.69%) UAG
4 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) WSUS
2 5 (9.62%) Sysprep
3 4 (7.69%) SCCM
4 3 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
3 3 (5.77%) Lotus
3 3 (5.77%) Novell
4 2 (3.85%) BT
4 2 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.92%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.92%) Huawei
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.92%) NEC
5 1 (1.92%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.92%) Nokia
5 1 (1.92%) Nortel
5 1 (1.92%) Siemens
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) ZTE
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