The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Field Service Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Services Engineer
Rank 618 640 622
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 43 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.040% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.043% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 1
Median daily rate £103 £135 £80
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% +68.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £103 £135 £80
% change year-on-year
-24.07% +68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £49.92 £13.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+276.75% -47.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £13.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -47.00%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Field Service Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Field Service Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Field Service Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Field Service 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 Service Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +38 39 £103 -24.07% 5
London +13 17 £105 -8.69% 1
East of England +25 6 £93 -22.91% 1
South West +8 6 £103 -40.57%
Yorkshire +3 5 £100 -16.66% 1
City of London - 5 £86 -
Bristol +1 4 £100 -42.02%
Cambridge - 4 £91 -
Croydon - 4 £113 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £91 -
Sheffield - 3 £100 -
North East - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 £100 -
Wales +19 2 £90 -
Hertfordshire +16 2 £113 -6.25% 1
South Wales +11 2 £90 -
Watford +6 2 £113 -
North West -3 2 £103 -24.07%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £103 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £103 - 1
East Midlands +1 1 £175 -36.36%
Wiltshire -7 1 £103 -40.57%
Manchester -14 1 £103 -24.07%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £90 -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Field Service 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 Service Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (28.71%) SLA
2 22 (21.78%) EPoS
3 14 (13.86%) HP
4 12 (11.88%) Windows
5 8 (7.92%) ATM
6 7 (6.93%) MS Office
6 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (6.93%) Retail
7 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
7 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.95%) NHS
8 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.96%) ITIL
10 3 (2.97%) CCNA
10 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.97%) Marketing
10 3 (2.97%) Resource Management
10 3 (2.97%) Informatics
10 3 (2.97%) Banking
10 3 (2.97%) Finance
10 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.97%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.98%) Coaching
11 2 (1.98%) Migration
11 2 (1.98%) CWNA
11 2 (1.98%) Change Management
11 2 (1.98%) Wireless
11 2 (1.98%) Problem Management

Field Service 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 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) ATM
2 2 (1.98%) LAN
2 2 (1.98%) WAN
2 2 (1.98%) Wireless
2 2 (1.98%) WLAN
3 1 (0.99%) Broadband
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (6.93%) Retail
2 3 (2.97%) Banking
2 3 (2.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Back Office
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) EPoS
2 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.95%) NHS
4 3 (2.97%) Health Informatics
4 3 (2.97%) Informatics
5 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (3.96%) ITIL
2 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (2.97%) Resource Management
3 2 (1.98%) Change Management
3 2 (1.98%) Coaching
3 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
3 2 (1.98%) Migration
3 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
4 1 (0.99%) CRM
4 1 (0.99%) ITSM
4 1 (0.99%) Mentoring
4 1 (0.99%) Network Management
4 1 (0.99%) Service Delivery
4 1 (0.99%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) CCNA
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CWNA
4 2 (1.98%) MCSA
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) HP
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco
3 1 (0.99%) Remedy
3 1 (0.99%) Samsung