The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Service Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field Service Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field Service Engineer
Rank 562 549 511
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 16 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.016% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.018% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £140 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £108 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £140 £139
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £110 £111
% change year-on-year
+161.36% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +137.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £13.50

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Field Service Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field Service Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Service Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Field Service Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Field Service Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
England -17 15 £288 +105.35% 14
South East -19 6 - - 7
Hampshire - 4 - - 1
Basingstoke - 4 - -
London 0 3 - - 2
South West - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £250 - 1
East of England +8 1 - - 3
Surrey -1 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Maidstone - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Shepperton - - - -

Field Service Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Field Service 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 Service Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) EPoS
3 22 (51.16%) MS Office
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.58%) HP
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
7 9 (20.93%) MCDST
7 9 (20.93%) MCSE
8 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.98%) Dell
10 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.65%) ITIL
11 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (4.65%) ATM
11 2 (4.65%) WAN
11 2 (4.65%) Toshiba
12 1 (2.33%) SCCM
12 1 (2.33%) SCOM
12 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
12 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
12 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
12 1 (2.33%) VPN
12 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence

Field Service Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Field Service 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 Service Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (51.16%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) ATM
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) EPoS
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) MCDST
2 9 (20.93%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Dell
4 2 (4.65%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) NCR
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus
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