The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £100 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.00% 0.066% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.069% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £100 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £115 £180
% change year-on-year -8.69% -36.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.38 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.25% +49.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1081 1449 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.54% 95.96% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1026 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Leeds

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in Leeds

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in Leeds

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Leeds region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Break/Fix
2 12 (75.00%) SLA
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre

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

Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Break/Fix
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft