The median contractor rate for a Field Service Engineer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 437 413
Rank change year-on-year +34 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £120 £108 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -32.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £108 £153
% change year-on-year - -29.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.75 - £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -20.00%  

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 19391 22001 21227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.66% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13811 15907 14571
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 255 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Field Service Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Croydon +15 3 £120 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Field Service Engineer
England

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 38 (55.88%) HP
2 18 (26.47%) SLA
3 14 (20.59%) Pay per click
4 10 (14.71%) EPoS
5 9 (13.24%) Windows
6 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
8 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.41%) Samsung
9 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.47%) Office 365
10 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.47%) WSUS
10 1 (1.47%) German Language
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008

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 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) ATM
General
1 1 (1.47%) Banking
1 1 (1.47%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) EPoS
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Pay per click
2 4 (5.88%) Time Management
3 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL
4 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.47%) MCSA
2 1 (1.47%) MCSE
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) HP
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Samsung
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) VMware