The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 235 250 229
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 15 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Median daily rate £123 £270 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.62% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £189 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £283 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £201 £135
% change year-on-year
-47.69% +48.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.88 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +2.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +22.72%
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
7936 9237 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.71% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 5562 4816
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 433 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Berkshire +8 6 £123 -52.88% 4
Kent - 4 £103 -
Hampshire +10 2 £213 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £263 -
Surrey +7 1 - - 2
West Sussex -4 1 £123 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Nortel
3 8 (21.62%) VBScript
3 8 (21.62%) Clustering
3 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
4 7 (18.92%) Panasonic
4 7 (18.92%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (18.92%) WMI
4 7 (18.92%) PABX
4 7 (18.92%) NEC
4 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (18.92%) Toshiba
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) PBX
4 7 (18.92%) Avaya
4 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) Samsung
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) MCTS
5 6 (16.22%) MCITP
6 5 (13.51%) SCCM
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) Ciena

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
1 7 (18.92%) PABX
1 7 (18.92%) PBX
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) 4G
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) DSLAM
4 1 (2.70%) DWDM
4 1 (2.70%) GPON
4 1 (2.70%) Nortel Norstar
4 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (8.11%) Power BI
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) DCOM
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) EPoS
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Customer Engagement
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
1 7 (18.92%) Service Management
2 5 (13.51%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.11%) High Availability
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.70%) Presales
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) VBScript
3 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
1 6 (16.22%) MCITP
1 6 (16.22%) MCTS
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) WMI
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.11%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Nortel
3 7 (18.92%) Avaya
3 7 (18.92%) NEC
3 7 (18.92%) Panasonic
3 7 (18.92%) Samsung
3 7 (18.92%) Toshiba
4 5 (13.51%) Ciena
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Huawei
5 1 (2.70%) Mitel
5 1 (2.70%) Polycom
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Siemens
Guildford, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour + car and fuel card
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 24 days ago