The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 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 South East 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field Engineer
Rank 224 209 223
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 21 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£84 £175 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £73 £175 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £210 £156
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £175 £165
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Average hourly rate £20.75 £14.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.21% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.70 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.50 £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.20%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8266 7788 8819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.28% 92.78% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4498 4004 4025
Average daily rate £350 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 568 650
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Field Engineer
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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
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 9 July 2014. 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
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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 +16 14 - -
Hampshire -14 2 £70 -68.88% 1
Middlesex -2 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £98 - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Field Engineer
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Field Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) IIS
7 6 (18.18%) PKI
7 6 (18.18%) WMI
7 6 (18.18%) SCCM
7 6 (18.18%) SCOM
8 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
8 5 (15.15%) Internet
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
8 5 (15.15%) DCOM
8 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
8 5 (15.15%) VBScript
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) DHCP
9 4 (12.12%) EPoS
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) Service Management
9 4 (12.12%) MCTS
9 4 (12.12%) MCITP
9 4 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.09%) Office 365
10 3 (9.09%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) DWDM
5 1 (3.03%) 2G
5 1 (3.03%) RNC
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) DPNSS
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) 3G
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) EPoS
3 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 3 (9.09%) DTV
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
1 4 (12.12%) Service Management
1 4 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
2 5 (15.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCTS
2 4 (12.12%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCDST
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) WMI
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
1 6 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Huawei
3 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Nortel
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) NEC
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia