Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £100 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 81 99
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 23 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.78% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Glasgow median daily rate £100 £103 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - -
Scotland median daily rate £100 £103 £110
% change year-on-year -2.44% -6.82% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.50% +92.31% +30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1248 1052 1633
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 94.69% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 562 847
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £218
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -60.31% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Glasgow

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in Glasgow

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in Glasgow

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 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 Glasgow region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Break/Fix
2 14 (60.87%) SLA
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
7 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) NHS
7 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (4.35%) LAN

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Break/Fix
2 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP