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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 179 235 212
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 63 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 21
Median daily rate £125 £425 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.58% +214.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £149 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £445 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £140 £145
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 5 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.10 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.63 £11.88
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +31.57%
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
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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
Surrey +32 17 £113 -38.35%
Berkshire +5 17 £115 -72.94% 3
Hampshire +37 16 £128 - 1
Buckinghamshire +26 9 £115 -17.85%
West Sussex +11 2 £106 -
Kent -2 2 £135 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £250 +5.26%
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 29 (37.66%) HP
2 12 (15.58%) Pay per click
3 11 (14.29%) Windows
4 10 (12.99%) SLA
5 8 (10.39%) Time Management
6 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 7 (9.09%) EPoS
6 7 (9.09%) Samsung
6 7 (9.09%) Driving Licence
7 6 (7.79%) Avaya
7 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.79%) Nortel
7 6 (7.79%) PBX
7 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.49%) Toshiba
8 5 (6.49%) NEC
8 5 (6.49%) MS Office
8 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
8 5 (6.49%) Panasonic
8 5 (6.49%) PABX
8 5 (6.49%) Ciena
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) VoIP
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
10 2 (2.60%) NHS

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 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) PBX
2 5 (6.49%) PABX
3 3 (3.90%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) 3G
4 1 (1.30%) 4G
4 1 (1.30%) ATM
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.30%) DSLAM
4 1 (1.30%) DWDM
4 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) GPON
4 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
General
1 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 7 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.60%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) IVR
3 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Pay per click
2 8 (10.39%) Time Management
3 3 (3.90%) Migration
4 1 (1.30%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.30%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.30%) Information Governance
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL
4 1 (1.30%) Presales
4 1 (1.30%) Project Management
4 1 (1.30%) Service Management
4 1 (1.30%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) HP
2 7 (9.09%) Samsung
3 6 (7.79%) Avaya
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) Nortel
4 5 (6.49%) Ciena
4 5 (6.49%) NEC
4 5 (6.49%) Panasonic
4 5 (6.49%) Toshiba
5 2 (2.60%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) F5
6 1 (1.30%) Huawei
6 1 (1.30%) Remedy