The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £100 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 218 221
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 47 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 19
Median daily rate £100 £356 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -71.92% +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £155 £268
% change year-on-year -16.12% -42.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £13.80 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -24.47% +58.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Field Engineer in the South East

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Berkshire +12 18 £165 -55.25% 3
Hampshire +20 10 £100 -13.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £170 -
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Surrey -1 3 £130 -18.75% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
East Sussex +2 1 £150 +39.53%
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (38.89%) HP
2 22 (20.37%) SLA
3 20 (18.52%) Windows
4 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.59%) Driving Licence
5 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
6 12 (11.11%) Pay per click
7 10 (9.26%) Time Management
8 7 (6.48%) MS Office
8 7 (6.48%) VoLTE
9 6 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (5.56%) EPoS
9 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
10 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
11 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.70%) 3GPP
11 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
12 3 (2.78%) Wireless
12 3 (2.78%) Validation
12 3 (2.78%) LAN
12 3 (2.78%) QA
12 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
12 3 (2.78%) Samsung
13 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.85%) Retail
13 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.85%) Office 365

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) VoLTE
2 6 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 3 (2.78%) LAN
4 3 (2.78%) Wireless
5 2 (1.85%) WAN
5 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.93%) 3G
6 1 (0.93%) ATM
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Firewall
6 1 (0.93%) LTE
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) PABX
6 1 (0.93%) PBX
6 1 (0.93%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) TDMA
6 1 (0.93%) UMTS
6 1 (0.93%) VoIP
General
1 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
1 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.93%) Handset
3 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.11%) Pay per click
2 10 (9.26%) Time Management
3 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 3 (2.78%) Validation
5 2 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (0.93%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (0.93%) Power Management
6 1 (0.93%) Project Management
6 1 (0.93%) Security Patching
6 1 (0.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.93%) MCITP
2 1 (0.93%) MCPD
2 1 (0.93%) MCSA
2 1 (0.93%) MCSE
2 1 (0.93%) MCTS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.37%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) HP
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Samsung
4 1 (0.93%) Avaya
4 1 (0.93%) BT
4 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco
4 1 (0.93%) Dell
4 1 (0.93%) F5
4 1 (0.93%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) NEC
4 1 (0.93%) Nortel
4 1 (0.93%) Panasonic
4 1 (0.93%) Sun
4 1 (0.93%) Toshiba
Woking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 23 days ago