Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Field Service Engineer was £103 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 July 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 Services Engineer
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 589 597
Rank change year-on-year +31 +8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 29 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.051% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 8
London median daily rate £103 £105 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -34.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £100 £85 £89
90th Percentile £126 £185 £165
England median daily rate £105 £108 £144
% change year-on-year -2.33% -25.22% +30.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
London median hourly rate £19.75 £85.50 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.90% -10.00% +458.82%
10th Percentile £15.33 £85.25 £87.50
90th Percentile £23.98 £85.75 £102.50
England median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -37.50% +35.59% -37.89%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39760 43292 44192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.96% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 31145 30672
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 490 769
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.64% +11.51%
10th Percentile £12.42 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.28 £53.05
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Field Service Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Service Engineer in London

Field Service Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Service Engineer in London

Field Service Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Service Engineer in London

Field Service Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field Service Engineer in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Field Service Engineer in London

Field Service Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
South London +20 19 £100 -4.76%
West London +40 3 £130 +23.81% 1
Field Service Engineer
England

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 across the London region featuring Field Service Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (93.10%) Break/Fix
2 21 (72.41%) SLA
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) ATM
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) Pay per click
5 1 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) EPoS
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Break/Fix
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) Pay per click
2 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.45%) MCSA
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) VMware