The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Field Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Engineer
UK
Rank 369 520 446
Rank change year-on-year
+151 -74
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 241 109 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 47 55
Median daily rate £123 £185 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% -31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £108 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £126 £185 £285
% change year-on-year
-31.75% -35.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 15 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £21.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Field Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

Field Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field Engineer within the UK.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Field Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Field Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field Engineer within the UK.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Field Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Field Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Field Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +136 214 £125 -32.43% 26
South East +28 54 £113 -68.42% 5
London +51 47 £116 -32.60% 9
East of England +22 31 £124 +3.12% 6
Cambridgeshire - 22 £128 - 4
Cambridge - 21 £128 - 3
North West +28 20 £130 -29.72% 2
Yorkshire +30 18 £108 -41.89% 1
Scotland +31 17 £100 - 2
East Midlands +23 17 £285 +59.44% 1
Berkshire 0 16 £113 -71.87% 1
Hampshire - 14 £100 -
Manchester +17 13 £150 -18.91%
South West +13 12 £130 -10.34% 1
Surrey +6 11 £125 -21.87% 1
Wales +17 9 £121 +12.79% 1
West Midlands +11 9 £300 - 1
Romsey - 9 £100 -
West Yorkshire +22 8 £100 -45.94%
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £170 -
South Wales - 8 £130 - 1
Slough - 8 £113 -
North East -2 7 £150 -
Tyne and Wear -9 7 £150 -
Cheshire +39 6 £120 - 1
Bristol +10 6 £108 -25.86%
City of London +7 6 £153 - 2
Aberdeen -1 6 £100 -9.09%
Croydon - 6 £100 -
Southampton - 6 - -

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 182 (34.67%) HP
2 110 (20.95%) SLA
3 104 (19.81%) Windows
4 69 (13.14%) Pay per click
5 63 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 55 (10.48%) EPoS
7 48 (9.14%) Driving Licence
8 47 (8.95%) Active Directory
9 45 (8.57%) MS Excel
10 39 (7.43%) MS Office
11 37 (7.05%) Windows 7
12 30 (5.71%) Windows Server
13 22 (4.19%) Time Management
13 22 (4.19%) Telecoms
14 20 (3.81%) 3G
15 18 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (3.43%) LAN
15 18 (3.43%) Samsung
16 15 (2.86%) SCCM
16 15 (2.86%) Security Cleared
17 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
17 14 (2.67%) Windows 8
17 14 (2.67%) Migration
17 14 (2.67%) MS Exchange
18 13 (2.48%) WAN
18 13 (2.48%) Nortel
18 13 (2.48%) Retail
18 13 (2.48%) 2G
19 12 (2.29%) Dell
20 11 (2.10%) Ericsson

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.19%) assyst
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.81%) 3G
2 18 (3.43%) LAN
3 13 (2.48%) 2G
3 13 (2.48%) WAN
4 11 (2.10%) 4G
5 10 (1.90%) Firewall
6 9 (1.71%) Wireless
7 7 (1.33%) ATM
8 6 (1.14%) Internet
8 6 (1.14%) RNC
8 6 (1.14%) SAN
9 5 (0.95%) PBX
9 5 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.95%) VoLTE
9 5 (0.95%) VPN
9 5 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.76%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.76%) NAS
10 4 (0.76%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 22 (4.19%) Telecoms
2 13 (2.48%) Retail
3 6 (1.14%) Finance
4 5 (0.95%) Banking
5 4 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.19%) German Language
7 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.38%) WAP
2 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.48%) EPoS
2 48 (9.14%) Driving Licence
3 8 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.52%) Smartphone
4 4 (0.76%) iPad
4 4 (0.76%) iPhone
5 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.57%) NHS
6 2 (0.38%) Handset
7 1 (0.19%) Clustering
7 1 (0.19%) IVR
7 1 (0.19%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (19.81%) Windows
2 37 (7.05%) Windows 7
3 30 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.14%) Android
9 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (13.14%) Pay per click
2 22 (4.19%) Time Management
3 14 (2.67%) Migration
4 11 (2.10%) Incident Management
5 6 (1.14%) ITIL
6 4 (0.76%) Health Informatics
6 4 (0.76%) Informatics
6 4 (0.76%) Resource Management
6 4 (0.76%) Service Management
7 3 (0.57%) Asset Management
7 3 (0.57%) ITSM
7 3 (0.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (0.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (0.57%) Validation
8 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.38%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (0.38%) High Availability
8 2 (0.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (0.38%) Personalization
8 2 (0.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.33%) CCNA
4 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.14%) MCSE
6 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.38%) Degree
7 2 (0.38%) MCITP
7 2 (0.38%) MCP
7 2 (0.38%) MCTS
8 1 (0.19%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) DCSE
8 1 (0.19%) HNC
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCPD
8 1 (0.19%) MCSA
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (20.95%) SLA
2 5 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.86%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) WSUS
3 1 (0.19%) DameWare
3 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 182 (34.67%) HP
2 63 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.43%) Samsung
4 13 (2.48%) Nortel
5 12 (2.29%) Dell
6 11 (2.10%) Cisco
6 11 (2.10%) Ericsson
7 10 (1.90%) NEC
7 10 (1.90%) Nokia
8 8 (1.52%) Huawei
9 6 (1.14%) VMware
10 5 (0.95%) Avaya
10 5 (0.95%) Citrix
11 4 (0.76%) Apple
11 4 (0.76%) BT
11 4 (0.76%) Panasonic
11 4 (0.76%) Toshiba
12 3 (0.57%) Ciena
12 3 (0.57%) Novell
12 3 (0.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 10 days ago