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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field Services Engineer
UK
Rank 404 607 598
Rank change year-on-year
+203 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 183 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.023% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 11 4
Median daily rate £119 £120 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £120 £275
% change year-on-year
- -56.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £12.00

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 +199 172 £120 - 9
London +64 59 £118 -31.88% 3
South East - 37 £113 - 1
East of England +10 17 £120 - 1
Hampshire - 17 £128 -
Yorkshire - 15 £100 - 1
West Midlands - 13 £130 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 12 £128 -
City of London - 12 £90 - 1
Cambridge - 11 £128 -
Scotland - 11 £100 -
South West - 10 £111 - 1
Surrey - 10 £125 -
Southampton - 10 £128 -
Berkshire - 9 - -
Staffordshire - 8 £128 -
East Midlands - 8 £105 - 1
North East - 8 - -
Tyne and Wear - 8 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £128 -
North West - 7 £190 - 1
Bristol - 7 £95 -
Weybridge - 6 £125 -
Leeds - 6 £100 -
Manchester - 6 £190 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £100 -
Romsey - 6 £100 -
Portsmouth - 5 - -
Slough - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £128 - 1

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (42.76%) HP
2 103 (33.88%) SLA
3 68 (22.37%) Pay per click
4 36 (11.84%) EPoS
5 22 (7.24%) Windows
6 13 (4.28%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.95%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.62%) MS Excel
9 9 (2.96%) MS Office
9 9 (2.96%) Active Directory
9 9 (2.96%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.96%) Samsung
10 7 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.30%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.30%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.97%) Finance
12 5 (1.64%) ATM
12 5 (1.64%) Marketing
12 5 (1.64%) Resource Management
12 5 (1.64%) Informatics
12 5 (1.64%) Banking
12 5 (1.64%) Time Management
12 5 (1.64%) Hyper-V
12 5 (1.64%) Health Informatics
12 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.64%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.99%) Wincor Nixdorf
13 3 (0.99%) A+ Certification

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 (0.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.64%) ATM
2 1 (0.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (1.97%) Finance
2 5 (1.64%) Banking
2 5 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (0.33%) German Language
3 1 (0.33%) Legal
3 1 (0.33%) Retail
3 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.84%) EPoS
2 12 (3.95%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.64%) Health Informatics
4 5 (1.64%) Informatics
5 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.24%) Windows
2 9 (2.96%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.37%) Pay per click
2 7 (2.30%) Incident Management
3 5 (1.64%) Resource Management
3 5 (1.64%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
1 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.99%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.33%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (33.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (42.76%) HP
2 13 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.96%) Samsung
4 3 (0.99%) NCR
4 3 (0.99%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (0.66%) Dell
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix
6 1 (0.33%) EMC
6 1 (0.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) Nokia
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £125 - £135 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: 4 days ago