Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £111 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Field Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 165 187
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 17 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 15
East of England median daily rate £111 £103 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -14.58% +14.29%
England median daily rate £111 £115 £188
% change year-on-year -3.07% -38.67% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% +9.43% -18.01%
10th Percentile £13.83 £13.75 £8.63
90th Percentile £22.68 £16.75 £16.68
England median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4804 4662 5665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.67% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2763 2685 3316
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 373 537
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Field Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the East of England

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Field Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in the East of England

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in the East of England

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -17 10 £111 +23.86%
Suffolk - 3 £111 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £120 +14.29%
Essex -16 2 £111 +8.75%
Bedfordshire - 2 £175 -
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the East of England region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Handset
3 3 (17.65%) EPoS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) IVR
5 1 (5.88%) SLA
5 1 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) SystmOne
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SystmOne
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
2 5 (29.41%) Handset
3 3 (17.65%) EPoS
4 1 (5.88%) IVR
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft