Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £165 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 58 89
Rank change year-on-year -45 +31 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 1 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.074% 2.21% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 2.28% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
South Wales median daily rate £165 £105 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +16.67% -64.00%
10th Percentile £158 £96 £88
90th Percentile £173 £126 £93
Wales median daily rate £165 £111 £108
% change year-on-year +48.02% +3.69% -51.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £14.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,305 1,053 1,008
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.87% 98.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 726 670
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £175 £210
90th Percentile £550 £528 £513
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 90 67
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £21.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.83% +24.26% +20.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.15 £10.31
90th Percentile £38.65 £77.50 £65.10
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -39.88% +36.67% +11.11%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in South Wales

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in South Wales

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in South Wales

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Field 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 South Wales region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP