Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Field Service Engineer was £105 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 513 580
Rank change year-on-year -91 +67 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Field Service Engineer 24 82 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.20% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.21% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 9
London median daily rate £105 £108 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -6.52% -
England median daily rate £110 £106 £120
% change year-on-year +3.53% -11.46% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 34 1
London median hourly rate - £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,182 39,483 41,678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.00% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,150 28,140 29,428
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.44% +4.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 558 647
London median hourly rate £19.82 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.83 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

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
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 23 January 2018. 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 -33 14 £100 -21.57%
West London -41 4 £110 -13.73%
Central London -36 1 - -
Field Service Engineer
England

Field Service Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Field Service Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Field Service Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Break/Fix
2 14 (58.33%) SLA
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) EPoS
5 1 (4.17%) 802.11
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) ADSL
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) 4G
5 1 (4.17%) Meraki
5 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) Pay per click
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) 802.11
1 1 (4.17%) ADSL
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Break/Fix
2 1 (4.17%) Pay per click
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.17%) Meraki