The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Engineer
Rank 113 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 24 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.82% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.86% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 0
Median daily rate £103 £135 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £104 £174 £135
% change year-on-year
-40.28% +28.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +25.00%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2590 3154 3247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.46% 95.26% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 2017 2095
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 221 185
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
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 West

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

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bristol +9 14 £150 -11.76%
Somerset +26 4 £103 -6.81%
Dorset +7 4 £103 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £103 -2.38%
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
Devon - 1 - -
Field Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (27.50%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Pay per click
2 8 (20.00%) SLA
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) MS Office
4 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) LAN
5 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) EPoS
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) CCNP
6 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
7 2 (5.00%) Banking
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 2 (5.00%) NEC
7 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (5.00%) 4G
7 2 (5.00%) PABX
7 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.00%) SCCM

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) 4G
3 2 (5.00%) ATM
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) LTE
3 2 (5.00%) PABX
3 2 (5.00%) PBX
3 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) EPoS
2 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Pay per click
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Avaya
4 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.00%) NEC
4 2 (5.00%) Nortel
4 2 (5.00%) Panasonic
4 2 (5.00%) Samsung
4 2 (5.00%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.50%) Huawei
5 1 (2.50%) NCR
5 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.50%) Wincor Nixdorf